Indian media reported that after the actress complained of chest pain on Wednesday night, she was rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in Andheri, Mumbai where she breathed her last. Ms Lagoo is survived by her daughter Mrunmayee, also an actress .
Early messages of condolence have been tweeted by politician Vasundhara Raje, filmmaker Kunal Kohli and many other fans.
After 4 days of mother's day. A great indian cinema's mother has no more. A great tribute to #ReemaLagoo— Kavi Gaurav Gaafil (@GauravGaafil) May 18, 2017
She started her career in Hindi and Marathi films in the late 1970s and early 80s. She was best known for playing the on-screen mother to protagonists in hit films like 'Maine Pyar Kiya', 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun', 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' and 'Hum Saath-Saath Hain'. Reema Lagoo also did notable work in television in popular shows like 'Tu Tu Main Main' and 'Shriman Shrimati'.