Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo passes away

Reema Lagoo

MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo died of a cardiac arrest in Mumbai on Thursday morning. She was 59.

Reema Lagoo was a veteran of the Marathi stage and appeared in several high profile Bollywood films, working with top stars like Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar.

She was born Nayan Khadbade in 1958. She was the daughter of a well-known Marathi actress and began acting herself after finishing school in Pune. She took the name Reema Lagoo after her marriage – she and her husband later separated but Ms Lagoo retained the name.

Reema was also known for starring in the TV serials Tu Tu Main Main and Shriman Shrimati. Her last screen appearance was in the Marathi film Katyar Kaljat Ghusali. She featured as Dayavanti Mehta in Mahesh Bhatt`s television show Naamkaran.

Reema won four Filmfare Awards for Supporting Actress.