Reportedly, the veteran actress was rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Andheri after she complained of chest pain.
Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Madhuri Dixit, PM Narendra Modi, Abhishek Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, Anushka Sharma, Parineeti Chopra, Ayuhsmann Khurrana, Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and many others took to social media to express their grief and offer condolences to her family.
Mr. Bachchan tweeted, “T 2428 - Just heard the shocking and unbelievable news about Reema Lagoo's passing .. such a fine talent and gone so young ! Very SAD !!”
T 2428 - Just heard the shocking and unbelievable news about Reema Lagoo's passing .. such a fine talent and gone so young ! Very SAD !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 18, 2017
Priyanka Chopra, who is currently in New York, wrote, “RIP #ReemaLagoo such a loss to art
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
Alia Bhatt tweeted, “So so sad to hear about Reema Lagoo ji!Such a phenomenal actor & a lovely warm person! I have always loved & admired her work. Shocked!! (sic).”
So so sad to hear about Reema Lagoo ji!Such a phenomenal actor & a lovely warm person! I have always loved & admired her work. Shocked!!— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) May 18, 2017
Sad to hear of Reema Lagoo's passing. Condolences to her family.— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) May 18, 2017
Shocked!!! Reema Lagoo ji was one of the most lovable moms on screen!!! Rest in peace. ❤️— BINDU (@ParineetiChopra) May 18, 2017
Saddened. RIP #ReemaLagoo. She radiated talent, beauty and such warmth. She will be missed. Condolences to her family.— Madhuri Dixit-Nene (@MadhuriDixit) May 18, 2017
R.I.P Reema Lagoo ma'am. The most charming mom of indian cinema.🙏🏻— Abhimanyu Roy (@ayushmannk) May 18, 2017
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
#RIPReemaLagoo You made every role so memorable. You will truly be missed. I consider myself lucky to have had a chance to work with you.— Sonali Bendre Behl (@iamsonalibendre) May 18, 2017
Reema Lagoo was a versatile actor who left a big impact in the film & TV world. Her demise is saddening. My deepest condolences: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 18, 2017
Saddened to hear about the demise of the fine actress #ReemaLagoo. May your soul rest in peace.. You will be missed.— vaani kapoor (@Vaaniofficial) May 18, 2017
Deeply saddened to hear about the demise of #ReemaLagoo. One of the sweetest persons I've known. 🕉Shanti🙏🏻— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) May 18, 2017
So saddnened to hear the demise of #ReemaLagoo ji.. my favourite on screen mum! may her soul rest in peace.. you will be truly missed ..— Geeta Basra (@Geeta_Basra) May 18, 2017
Shocked to hear about Reemaji's demise she will be missed as one of the warmest mothers on screen & the lovely person she was #ReemaLagoo— Celina Jaitly (@CelinaJaitly) May 18, 2017
Grew up watching d warmth & love #ReemaLagoo ji brought out on screen. Saddened by her sudden demise.Heartfelt condolences to her family...— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) May 18, 2017
A few minutes back, we brought to you the first pictures of family members taking her body home from the hospital.
The senior actress started her career in Hindi and Marathi films in the late 1970s and early 80s. She was part of a number of hit films like Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Hum Saath-Saath Hain. Reema Lagoo also did notable work in television in popular shows like Tu Tu Main Main and Shriman Shrimati.
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