18 May 2017 09:01 IST
The actress was rushed to a hospital yesterday following chest pain.
Veteran actress Reema Lagoo passed away today in Mumbai following a cardiac arrest. The actress complained of chest pain last night after which she was rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Andheri, where she breathed her last. She was 59.
Lagoo has acted in more than 160 films in a career spanning more than 35 years. She is best known for her acts in films like Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! (1994), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999), Vaastav – The Reality (1999). Her work in comic serials like Tu Tu Main Main and Shreeman Shrimati is also memorable.
The news has come as a rude shock to film lovers across India. This is evident from the numerous posts on social media offering condolences to her.
RIP #ReemaLagoo a wonderful actress who justifies her role every time from Maine Pyaar Kiya to Kal Ho Na Ho.— Tanvir Hasan (@mynameistanvir) May 18, 2017
Actress Reema Lagoo passes away aged 59,The Legend-Mother of all Actors passes away to other world...RIP ma'am #ReemaLagoo— Rutuja Wagh (@ErRutujawagh) May 18, 2017
Sad to hear about #ReemaLagoo demise..I loved her acting in HPHK & HSSH movies..May her soul RIP Om Shantið— Warrior Princessð¸ (@MyloMegha) May 18, 2017