Veteran actress Reema Lagoo, known for her performance in TV shows like “Sriman Srimati” and “Tu Tu Main Main”, died due to a cardiac arrest in the wee hours today at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here. The actress was 59.
Lagoo was admitted to the hospital late last night after she complained of chest pain, the hospital’s Executive Director Ram Narayan.
“We will issue a health report later in the day, after consulting with her family,” he said.
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When contacted, Lagoo’s son-in-law Vinay Waikul, he confirmed the news to Times of India and said, “She was absolutely fine but around 1 am she complained to us of chest pain so we took her to the hospital. However, around 3:15 am she passed away due to a cardiac arrest.”
The last rites of Reema Lagoo will be held at 2 pm today at Oshiwara crematorium.
Lagoo did many hit TV shows during her career span.
She is survived by daughter Mrunmayee, who is also a theatre and film actress and theatre director.