She was known for her roles in movies like 'Hum Aapke Hain Kaun,' 'Kal Ho Na Ho' and 'Vaastav' and TV shows like 'Shrimaan Shrimati' and 'Tu Tu Main Main', Laagoo was admitted to the Kokilaben Hospital last night when she complained of chest pain.
She eventually died of cardiac arrest. Celebrities on Twitter expressed their grief.
Saddened to hear about the demise of #ReemaLagoo, had the opportunity to work with her...a fine actress and person.Prayers to the family 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) May 18, 2017
RIP #ReemaLagoo such a loss to art and cinema. You are and will always be our favourite screen mom. My condolences to the family. 🙏🏼
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) May 18, 2017
So terribly sad 2hear #ReemaLagoo is no more.worked with her in so many songs n she was just the most loving soul..condolences 2 her family
— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) May 18, 2017
Such a pivotal part of the films I grew up to.. truly sad.. RIP #ReemaLagoo ji.
— Karan Tacker (@karantacker) May 18, 2017
My fav onscreen mom!!!!💔Had the honour of learning from you too!! Sad that you left to soon... #ReemaLagoo ji..... 🙏
— Gauahar Khan (@GAUAHAR_KHAN) May 18, 2017
RIP. Worked in quite a few films. Reema Lagoo. Good friend. Heartfelt condolences pic.twitter.com/GItoweLzsR
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) May 18, 2017
Our very dear Reema Lagoo is no more.
Always kind, funny and loving.
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) May 18, 2017
One of the most charming, kind faces on the big screen.... Reema Lagoo ji will be missed sorely. Gone too soon.
— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) May 18, 2017
Shocked & saddened. Reema Lagoo ji will be missed. She will always be remembered for her iconic roles in cinema & on stage. RIP
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) May 18, 2017
Shocked & saddened that #ReemaLagoo ji has passed away. One of the most pleasant faces on the Marathi & Hindi screens.. will be missed???????? pic.twitter.com/W1Vbmd7fP3
— Avinash Gowariker (@avigowariker) May 18, 2017
It's shocking to know about the sad demise of #ReemaLagoo ji. Industry has lost A wonderful human being & a great actress.#RIP.???? pic.twitter.com/yCSClHmXYU
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) May 18, 2017
The actress was born on May 18 in 1958 and appeared in Marathi, Hindi films and television shows, serving the industry for nearly four decades.
She shared screen space with actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Anupam Kher, Kajol, Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit.
Her most popular movies include 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,' 'Yeh Dillagi,' 'Maine Pyar Kiya,' and 'Hum Saath Saath Hain'. She also acted in famous comedy TV show 'Shrimaan Shrimati'.