Veteran actress Reema Lagoo passes away due to cardiac arrest

Actress Reema Lagoo died of cardiac arrest around 3.30am today morning. The actress who had played important roles in Hindi and Marathi cinemas was also a popular stage performer. After acting in several television serials and dramas, Reema Lagoo gained popularity after playing the character of Juhi Chawla's mother in 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak'.

She also played the mother of Bollywood superstars in super hit movies like Maine 'Pyar Kiya, Aashiqui, Saajan, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Vaastav, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kal Ho Naa Ho and Hum Saath-Saath Hain'. She was also popular for the roles she did in comedy serials like 'Tu Tu Main Main' and 'Shriman Shrimati'. She had won four film fare awards for best supporting roles.

According to reports, the actress who complained of chest pain yesterday night was rushed to the hospital Kokilaben hospital in Andheri where she breathed her last. Her last rites are expected to be carried out later today. Several Bollywood Actors and directors are tweeting their condolences in social media.