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From Big-B to Madhuri: B-Town shocked at Reema Lagoo passing

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Perhaps the most celebrated mother of the Indian cinema, actress Reema Lagoo passed away at 3 a.m. on Thursday.

celebrities, from to Madhur Dixit to Priyanka Chopra, all took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the sudden demise of the veteran actress.

Give it a look:

: "Just heard the shocking and unbelievable news about Reema Lagoo's passing .. such a fine talent and gone so young ! Very SAD !!"

Dixit: "Saddened. RIP #ReemaLagoo. She radiated talent, beauty and such warmth. She will be missed. Condolences to her family."

Priyanka Chopra?: "RIP #ReemaLagoo such a loss to art and cinema. You are and will always be our favourite screen mom. My condolences to the family."

Anushka Sharma?: "Grew up watching d warmth & love #ReemaLagoo ji brought out on screen. Saddened by her sudden demise.Heartfelt condolences to her family..."

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"

Sidharth Malhotra?: "Very sad to know about #ReemaLagoo ji passing away,the warmest n most loved mother on screen RIP"

Randeep Hooda?: "Sad to hear of the sudden demise of #ReemaLagoo ji.. grew up watching her on screen .. condolences to the family .. #RIP"

Karan Johar: "This is truly sad news...she was warm, gracious and an exceptional actor...I had the privilege of directing her....#RIPReemaLagoo"

Rishi Kapoor: "RIP. Worked in quite a few films. Reema Lagoo. Good friend. Heartfelt condolences."

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

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

Small screen stars Kushal Tandon and Karishma Tanna to shared their feelings and tweeted:

Kushal Tandon: "My fav onscreen mom!!!! Whenever I used to c her on screen I used to c my own mom in her !rip ReemaLagoo ji.....more power to family"


Karishma Tanna?: "It's shocking to know about the sad demise of #ReemaLagoo ji. Industry has lost A wonderful human being & a great actress.#RIP."

Reema Lagoo, born on February 3 in 1958, took her last breath in Mumbai's Kokilaben Hospital, in the wee hours of Thursday, following a cardiac arrest.

She appeared in Marathi, Hindi films and television shows, serving the industry for nearly four decades.

Her most popular movies include 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,' 'Yeh Dillagi,' 'Maine Pyaar Kiya,' and 'Hum Saath Saath Hain' among others.

Presently, she was working in TV soap 'Namkaran,' portraying the antagonist Dayawanti Mehta. The show was inspired by the 1998 movie 'Zakhm,' which was based on Mahesh Bhatt's life.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 14:42 IST