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B-town mourns passing of veteran actress Reema Lagoo

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

celebrities have expressed their heartfelt condolences at the demise of veteran actress Reema Laggo.

The 59-year-old-actress took her last breath at 3 a.m in Mumbai's Kokilaben Hospital, following a cardiac arrest.

Karan Johar, who worked with her in films like 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' and 'Kal Ho Na Ho,' was deeply saddened by the news and wrote, "This is truly sad news...she was warm, gracious and an exceptional actor...I had the privilege of directing her....#RIPReemaLagoo"

Rishi Kapoor? took to Twitter to express his grief over the 'Hum Apke Hai Kaun' actress' demise, "RIP. Worked in quite a few films. Reema Lagoo. Good friend. Heartfelt condolences."

Paresh Rawal?, who has worked with Lagoo in many films, wrote, "Reema lagoo an endearing n positive persona . A friend n a colleague since theatre days . RIP ."

Meanwhile, Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag? also expressed his grief and wrote, "Life is indeed so fragile. Condolences on the passing away of actress #ReemaLagoo and Environment Minister #AnilDave .

Om Shanti !"

Here's what other celebs tweeted -

Kangana Ranaut?: So Sad To Hear The Passing Of #ReemaLagoo Thank You For All Your Great Contribution To Indian Cinema Your's Truly #KanganaRanaut.

Mahesh Bhatt

Riteish Deshmukh?: Shocked & saddened. Reema Lagoo ji will be missed. She will always be remembered for her iconic roles in cinema & on stage. RIP

Boman Irani: Our very dear Reema Lagoo is no more.

Always kind, funny and loving.

Saddened.

RIP #ReemaLagoo

Maniesh Paul: RIP reema lagoo ji...u will be missed...

On the work front, Lagoo was last seen in TV soap 'Namkaran,' where she was portraying the character Dayawanti Mehta. The show was inspired by the 1998 movie 'Zakhm,' which was based on Mahesh Bhatt's life.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 12:22 IST
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