Dayawanti Mehta (Reema Lagoo) Passed Away on 18 March
Veteran Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo passed away at the age of 59 after reportedly suffering from cardiac arrest. After the actress felt chest pain on Wednesday night, she was rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Andheri, Mumbai where she breathed her last.
Reema Lagoo was born on 21 June 1958 as Nayan Bhadbhade.Her mother was actress Mandakini Bhadbhade who was known for the drama on the Marathi stage. She took to acting professionally after completing her secondary education.
She took the name Reema Lagoo after her marriage to Marathi actor Vivek Lagoo. The couple separated a few years later. They have a daughter, Mrunmayee Lagoo.
The senior actress started her career in Hindi and Marathi films in the late 1970s and early 80s. 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’. Reema Lagoo also did notable work in television in popular shows like ‘Tu Tu Main Main’ and ‘Shriman Shrimati‘ . Reema Lagoo has Received Four Best Actress & Best Supporting Actress awards for Several film Multiple Acting character. She was very Popular and Talented Actress in South Indian Film Industry.
Presently, Lagoo was working for the daily soap ‘Namkaran,‘ where she was portraying the character Dayawanti Mehta.
Waking up to the sad news, many B-town celebs and bigwigs took to their social networking websites to express their sorrow on her untimely departure.