Veteran actress Reema Lagoo, known for her performance in movies like “Hum Aapke Hain Koun” and “Kal Ho Na Ho”, died due to a cardiac arrest in the wee hours today at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. She was 59.
Lagoo was admitted to the hospital late last night after she complained of chest pain, the hospital’s Executive Director Ram Naraian said. “We will issue a health report later in the day, after consulting with her family,” he added.
According to her family members, 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. Lagoo appeared in Marathi and Hindi films, besides doing a number of TV shows.
In the 1970-80’s Lagoo worked in Marathi theatre and then entered into the Marathi film industry and Bollywood. Her last rites are performed at Oshiwara crematorium in Mumbai this afternoon. She was married to actor Vivek Lagoo. She is survived by daughter Mrunmayee Lagoo.