Rightly called Bollywood’s favourite Maa, Reema Lagoo passed away today, at the age of 59 due to a cardiac arrest.
Actress Reema Lagoo, not only entertained us but also made a permanent place in our hears with her exceptional portrayal of Maa in many Bollywood films. It is a sad day for the industry to have lost such a fine actor and a wonderful human being.
Bollywood is mourning today and so are all of us.
1. Big B says what we all have been feeling.
T 2428 – Just heard the shocking and unbelievable news about Reema Lagoo's passing .. such a fine talent and gone so young ! Very SAD !!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 18, 2017
2. So does Arshad.
Really sad to hear about the sudden passing away of Reema Lagoo. Like many actors, I also had the privilege of playing her son-RIP 🙏🏼
— Arshad Warsi (@ArshadWarsi) May 18, 2017
3. Indeed Alia.
So so sad to hear about Reema Lagoo ji!Such a phenomenal actor & a lovely warm person! I have always loved & admired her work. Shocked!!
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) May 18, 2017
4. Legacy, that’s the right word.
So sad so young such a legacy.. shocked https://t.co/phZ1SpOlG4
— Sonam Kapoor (@sonamakapoor) May 18, 2017
5. Riteish Deshmukh expresses his grief.
Shocked & saddened. Reema Lagoo ji will be missed. She will always be remembered for her iconic roles in cinema & on stage. RIP
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) May 18, 2017
6. So are we, Mr. Taran.
Shocked and saddened to learn of #ReemaLagoo ji's demise… A wonderful person… You will be missed, Reema ji… RIP.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 18, 2017
7. Karan Johar happened to work with her in many films.
This is truly sad news…she was warm, gracious and an exceptional actor…I had the privilege of directing her….#RIPReemaLagoo
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) May 18, 2017
8. Rishi Kapoor tweeted too.
RIP. Worked in quite a few films. Reema Lagoo. Good friend. Heartfelt condolences pic.twitter.com/GItoweLzsR
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) May 18, 2017
9. She was indeed, the warmest person.
Am shocked to hear about Reemaji RIP #ReemaLagoo
One of warmest,nicest people on and off screen. This is very shocking & sad
— kunal kohli (@kunalkohli) May 18, 2017
10. True Mr. Bhatt.
We said goodbye to one another after making a promise to meet soon. That never happened . We think we have time.We don't!!Goodbye Reemaji.
— Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) May 18, 2017
11. Reema Ji was perfection.
— Avinash Gowariker (@avigowariker) May 18, 2017
12. There, someone said it.
I wish we wrote better roles for actresses. #ReemaLagoo's immense talent was traded in for stereotypical mother roles, from the age of 30!
— Apurva Asrani (@Apurvasrani) May 18, 2017
13. Honest words by Sehwag.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) May 18, 2017
14. Farah Khan extended her condolences to the family.
So terribly sad 2hear #ReemaLagoo is no more.worked with her in so many songs n she was just the most loving soul..condolences 2 her family
— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) May 18, 2017
15. So does Akshay Kumar.
Saddened to hear about the demise of #ReemaLagoo, had the opportunity to work with her…a fine actress and person.Prayers to the family 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) May 18, 2017
16. Madhur Bhandarkar remembers Reema Ji.
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) May 18, 2017
17. Everyone loved Reema Ji!
One of the most charming, kind faces on the big screen…. Reema Lagoo ji will be missed sorely. Gone too soon.
— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) May 18, 2017
19. She will be missed.
Our very dear Reema Lagoo is no more.
Always kind, funny and loving.
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) May 18, 2017
RIP reema lagoo ji…u will be missed…
— Maniesh Paul (@ManishPaul03) May 18, 2017
20. Abhishek Bachchan is in mourning too.
So sad to hear of the passing of Reema Lagoo ji. She was Most graceful and kind. Rest in Peace.
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) May 18, 2017
21. Priyanka Chopra expresses her love for Reema Ji too.
RIP #ReemaLagoo such a loss to art and cinema. You are and will always be our favourite screen mom. My condolences to the family. 🙏🏼
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) May 18, 2017
We are all going to miss you Reema Ji. It’s a great loss.