Veteran Bollywood actor Reema Lagoo died due to a cardiac arrest in the wee hours on Thursday at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. She was 59. Lagoo’s son-in-law Vinay Waikul told PTI, “She was complaining of chest pain so we took her to hospital around 1 am. She passed away due to a heart attack around 3.15 am. She was perfectly fine and had no health issues…So it is really shocking for all us that she is no more with us.” Lagoo acted in films as well as television shows. Her popular films include Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Hum Saath Saath Hain, Maine Pyaar Kiya and Kal Ho Na Ho. She is also known for her performance in TV shows like Tu Tu Main Main and Shrimaan Shrimati and she was last seen in the television show “Naamkaran”, aired on Star Plus.
Reema Lagoo was born on February 3, 1958 as Gurinder Bhadbhade. She was the daughter of Marathi stage actress Mandakini Bhadbhade. Lagoo was a dedicated stage performer who started her acting career almost as soon as she completed school. Along with performing on stage, Lagoo acted in Hindi and Marathi films. She was married to Marathi actor Vivek Lagoo but the couple separated later.