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Mahesh Bhatt: Reema Lagoo was an actor with depth

Updated on: 17 May,2023 05:02 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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Reema was one of Bollywood's favourite on-screen mothers

Mahesh Bhatt: Reema Lagoo was an actor with depth

Mahesh Bhatt

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt fondly remembered the late veteran actress Reema Lagoo in a throwback saying she was an exceptional person and an actor with great emotional depth. "Reemaji began her journey with me with 'Aashiqui'. She was an exceptional person and an actor with great emotional depth. It was she who infused life into my show 'Naamkaran'," Bhatt had tweeted.





Reema was one of Bollywood's favourite on-screen mothers. She had died aged 59 on May 18, 2017, following a cardiac arrest. Bhatt last directed her in the television show 'Naamkaran,' in which she played antagonist Dayawanti. "I am so fortunate to have met her on this journey of life," the director added.

The veteran actress Lagoo was known for her performance in movies like 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun,' 'Kal Ho Na Ho' 'Maine Pyar Kiya,' 'Saajan,' 'Vaastav,' 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,' 'Hum Saath-Saath Hain' among others. Her acting career spanned over four decades.and TV shows 'Shrimaan Shrimati' and 'Tu Tu Main Main,' she had passed away at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai.

The 59-year-old actress had appeared in Marathi and Hindi films, besides doing a number of TV shows. She is survived by daughter Mrunmayee, who is also a theatre and film actress and theatre director. 

Meanwhile, Sachin Pilgaonkar in an interview with News18, recently shared that a new season of 'Tu Tu Main Main' is to return very soon. The show had featured Reema Lagoo and Sachin's wife, Supriya as the leads.

Also Read: Reema Lagoo Death Anniversary 2023: Top 10 movies of Bollywood's Best 'MAA'

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