Reema Lagoo, Bollywood’s favourite mom died on Thursday of a cardiac arrest. She was 59 years old. The actor had been admitted to the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai shortly after midnight. She had complained of chest pain.
She was best known for playing the on-screen mother to protagonists in hit films like ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun’, ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ and ‘Hum Saath-Saath Hain’. She played mother to some of the popular actors of the industry. Look at 5 most endearing roles of the veteran actress.
Hum Aapke Hain Koun…!
Reema, played mom to Madhuri Dixit and Renuka Shahane in “Hum Aapke Hain Koun…!”. She raise them to be sweet and charismatic women who keep the family together.
Hum Saath Saath Hain
In this star-studded cast, Lagoo played the role of a traditional Indian mother of Mohnish Bahl, Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Neelam.
Maine Pyar Kiya
Reema was just 31, just eight years older than Salman Khan, when she played the role of his mother in the cult movie “Maine Pyar Kiya”. She supported her son’s love for the girl he liked despite pressure from her husband to break them apart.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
In “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”, Lagoo played a loving mother to Kajol. She wants very much, for her daughter to marry a partner she loves (and not just ‘settle down’ for the sake of it).