Reema Lagoo passes away due to cardiac arrest
This just in: Popular TV and Bollywood actress, or should we say mother, Reema Lagoo passed away. The actress known for her docile mom-like portrayal in many a hindi blockbuster suffered a fatal cardiac arrest. Reema Lagoo, who did memorable hindi shows initially in her career is remembered for “Tu Tu Main Main”. Lagoo was admitted to the hospital after she complained of chest pain and died in the middle of the night. The actress was 59 and was still working in the popular teleshow Naamkaran.
Here is remembering her top 4 mother portrayals on screen:
Hum Aapke Hain Koun: In this blockbuster Reema played mom to Madhuri Dixit and Renuka Shahane who raised them well and helped them keep the family together. She played the docile mother of the bride who would flirt with her daughter’s father in law.
Hum Saath Saath Hain: This movie made her break sterotypes, she played mom to Monish Bahl, Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Neelam and as the new-age portrayal of Kalki who is torn between her step-son and biological child.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai: In this blockbuster, Lagoo played mother to Kajol who knew about her daughter’s heartbreak.
Vaastav: In this role that won her a fourth Filmfare Award for best supporting actress, Lagoo played mother to gangster Sanjay Dutt. Defeated by the life her son has chosen to lead, she makes the tragic decision to take his life.