Mumbai: Veteran actress Reema Lagoo’s untimely death has left a void in the TV and Bollywood film industry. Lagoo, 59 passed away due to a cardiac arrest on Thursday. Bollywood lost its favourite onscreen mom and the fraternity has been mourning.
Known for her mesmerising and beautiful portrayal of all the characters she played onscreen, Lagoo certainly changed the way mothers were shown in Hindi cinema.
Amul has been known for the perfect takes on the trending beats and the comic gags have left consumers in splits. But this time it is paying tribute to Bollywood’s favourite ‘Ma’. It featured Lagoo’s memorable roles in their tribute.
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The homage features Lagoo’s most popular roles , from the hit comedy TV show Tu Tu Main Main to Madhuri Dixit’s mother’s role in Hum Aapke Hain Kaun and her powerful role in Vaastav, for which she received a Filmfare award for the Best Supporting role.
The tribute message reads,”Hum aapke hai forever”, reflecting the sentiments of her admirers.
— Amul.coop (@Amul_Coop) May 19, 2017
Lagoo has played mothers to almost all celebrities in Bollywood, from Shah Rukh Khan to Salman Khan to Govinda, and her versatility etched a mark in the hearts of the movie buffs.
Sachin Pilgaonkar, the director of Tu Tu Main Main, and Lagoo’s childhood friend says, “Everyone remembers her as the goody-goody Hindi film mother, but before that, she had done many years of excellent work in theatre. When she began to be labelled as this Hindi film mother, she decided to do something really different – comedy.” Lagoo would return to Marathi theatre and films whenever she could.