In the 1990s and 1980s, Reema Lagoo was a well-known actress in Bollywood. She was most recognized for playing moms in television and film roles. In the Hindi film business, her death on May 18, 2017, from cancer, left a vacuum. Her sixth death anniversary is on Thursday. She began her spectacular career in Marathi theater before becoming a well-known character in Bollywood.
Reema Lagoo rose to fame for her roles in films like Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, Maine Pyar Kiya, Rangeela, Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Hum Saath Saath Hain, and Kal Ho Naa Ho, among others. She is best known for her roles in the 90s classic TV sitcoms Shriman Shrimati and Tu Tu Main Main.
Let's have a look at some of the most well-known movies with her as a mother figure on the anniversary of her passing today:
Kutcher Hota Hai
This film, which was directed by Karan Johar, is a classic among Bollywood aficionados. In the film, Reema Lagoo portrayed Kajol's mother and gave a touching performance. Her character won the audience over with her compassion for and support of her daughter amid trying periods in the film.
The Reality is Vaastav
Vaastav: The Reality, an action-crime film directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, starred Sanjay Dutt, Namrata Shirodkar, and Reema Lagoo. Reema Lagoo portrayed Sanjay Dutt's mother in this film, and she even kills her son at the very end. She excelled in a difficult job that required her to play a mother who breaks the law to protect her kid.
I Am Pyar Kiya
Reema Lagoo's debut in Bollywood was in this love drama, which was directed by Sooraj Barjatya. She portrayed Salman Khan's mother in the film, which went on to become a huge success.
Aapke Hain Koun!
Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, a film by Sooraj Barjatya, is regarded as a masterpiece in Bollywood. Reema Lagoo portrayed Madhuri Dixit and Renuka Shahane's mother in this film. One of the most enduring characters in the film was played by her as a mom who cherishes tradition and family.
To Kal Ho Naa
Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Saif Ali Khan, and Reema Lagoo appeared in Nikhil Advani's touching film Kal Ho Naa Ho. Reema Lagoo portrayed SRK's mother in this film as a loving figure who supports him and counsels him to go on despite his sadness.