Dr Shriram Lagoo Passes Away: Rishi Kapoor, Mamta Banerjee, Paresh Rawal, Madhur Bhandarkar Offer Condolences

Rishi Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Ashoke Pandit, Mamta Banerjee and other noted personalities mourn the death of legendary actor and theatre personality, Dr Shriram Lagoo

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Dr Shriram Lagoo Passes Away: Rishi Kapoor, Mamta Banerjee, Paresh Rawal, Madhur Bhandarkar Offer Condolences
In a sad turn of events, legendary Bollywood actor, theatre artists and ENT Surgeon, Dr Shriram Lagoo, took his last breath on December 17, 2019. Last night, we reported how he was admitted to Dinanath Mangeshkar hospital due to severe deterioration in his health. The veteran actor was 92 and passed away due to old age in Pune. Dr Shriram Lagoo has been associated with around 100 Bollywood films, 40 Marathi, Gujarati films and plays. Soon after the news of his demise was out, several Bollywood celebrities took to their social media and offered condolences.

Rishi Kapoor wrote how he didn’t get to work with the veteran actor in the past 25/30 years. He tweeted, "R I P. One of the most natural spontaneous actors, Dr. Shreeram Lagoo sahab leaves us. Did several films way back. Unfortunately never got to work with him in the past 25/30 years. He had a retired life in Pune. Love you Dr. Sahab." Paresh Rawal, on the other hand, wrote, “Truly a GREAT theatre actor Dr Shreeram Lagoo Saab is no more . AUM Shanti."

Check out their tweets below:

Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar expressed his sorrow by writing, " Saddened to hear demise of veteran actor Dr. #ShriramLagoo sir. He was great socialist and versatile actor, his contributions will always be remembered for his memorable roles in theatre &  films. #OmShanti”. "Rest in peace sir .. Dr. Shreeram Lagoo,” tweeted Rahul Dev. Mamta Banerjee, too, mourned the veteran actor’s demise. “Saddened at the passing away of veteran actor Dr Shriram Lagoo. An accomplished thespian, his role portrayals were a hallmark of many Hindi films, Marathi films and stage for over four decades. My condolences to his family and fans,” she tweeted.

Dr Shriram Lagoo was born on November 16, 1927, and commenced his medical career in the 1930s. He then moved to the theatre, followed by films.

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