Reema Lagoo was regarded as one of the industry’s most versatile film and screen actresses, having appeared in both Bollywood and Marathi films. She began her acting career in Marathi theatre before landing a role in Hindi films. In the 1990s and early 2000s, she portrayed a mother, and as a result, she became a household name.
Here are some interesting facts about Reema Lagoo, who is well known for her portrayal of a mother in Bollywood:
Nayan Bhabdhade was Reema Lagoo’s birth name.
She was born in Mumbai on June 21, 1958. Mandakini Bhadbhade, her mother, was a Marathi theatre actor.
Reema worked as a kid actor in nine films as a child artist.
When Reema was a student at Huzurpaga HHCP High School in Pune, her acting abilities were observed.
She began her professional acting career with Marathi plays after graduating from high school.
Film and television appearances in Marathi.
Reema Lagoo’s reputation grew as a result of her appearances in Hindi and Marathi television shows and films. In 1979, she made her first appearance on cinema in the Marathi film Sinhasan.
In 1981, Reema made her Bollywood debut in the film Kalyug, in which she had a supporting part.
Reema Lagoo spent ten years working for the Union Bank of India.
Without giving up her acting profession, she joined the Union Bank of India in 1979. Inter-bank cultural activities were also attended by Reema Lagoo.
In 1976, she married Vivek Lagoo.
In a bank, Reema Lagoo met her husband Vivek. The pair married in 1976 but divorced after only a few years. Following her marriage, the actress changed her name to Reema Lagoo.
Mrunmayee Lagoo was Reema’s daughter.
Mrunmayee Lagoo’s credits include Thappad, PK, and Talaash. As an assistant, she has worked with Aamir Khan on a number of films.
She’s been dubbed “Hindi cinema’s new-age mother.”
Her mother’s role in Hindi cinema made her famous. In 1988, Reema played the mother of Juhi Chawla in the film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. In the same year, she starred in Rihaee, a film directed by Aruna Raje. Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), Saajan (1991), and Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999) all featured her as Salman Khan’s mother. Every single one of them had become a box office smash. Gumrah and Jai Kishen were her other films, in which she played Akshay Kumar’s mother. She made her acting debut in Rangeela in 1995, playing Urmila Matondkar’s mother.
She was nominated for a Filmfare Award for her performance as Sanjay Dutt’s mother in Vaastav.
Mahesh Manjrekar, director of Vaastav: The Reality (1999), spoke about Reema in an interview, saying,
“Reema was a member of my family. For me, she wasn’t Reema, the actress. Dinners and gatherings were held at her home. I had a strong connection with her. She was a kind person who was always welcoming. She comes from a world where hierarchy has no place. Because she was a product of that environment, she treated everyone equally. She never pretended to be someone she wasn’t.”
For her portrayal in Reshamgaath, Reema Lagoo received the Maharashtra Best Actress Award.
Her career as a Hindi and Marathi television actress was a success.
Her act as Kokila Kulkarni in Shriman Shrimati in 1994 made her fairly famous.
Her TV drama opposite Supyira Pilgaonkar in Tu Tu Main Main as Devaki Verma garnered her a large popularity in the audience.
In a humorous portrayal, Reema Lagoo got the Indian Telly Award for Best Actress.
Reema Lagoo de*th.
While filming the television serial Naamkaran, Reema suffered a heart arrest. Reema was well until she experienced chest trouble on set and was transported to the hospital. Sadly, she did not make it and di*d on May 18th. The funeral was conducted by her daughter.
Reema Lagoo was 58 years old when she passed away.