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1958 (age 58–59)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Other names||Reema, Rima|
|Occupation||Film actress, Model|
Reema Lagoo (Marathi: रीमा लागु) (born 1958) is an Indian actress who has appeared in Marathi, Hindi films and television shows. She has had a presence on Marathi stage for nearly four decades. She played a lead role in the Marathi serial Tuza Maza Jamena. She is well known for playing the main character's mother in hit Hindi movies like Maine Pyar Kiya, Aashiqui, Saajan, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Vaastav, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Hum Saath-Saath Hain.
Reema Lagoo was born Nayan Bhadbhade in 1958. Her mother was actress Mandakini Bhadbhade who was known for the drama Lekure udand Jaahalee on the Marathi stage. Lagoo's acting abilities were noted when she was a student at the Huzurpaga HHCP High School in Pune. Her professional acting started soon after finishing high school. Her first acting jobs were on the Marathi stage.
In late 1970s or early 1980s, she started acting in Hindi and Marathi films. Upon her marriage to Marathi actor Vivek Lagoo. she took the name Reema Lagoo. The couple separated a few years later. They have a daughter named Mrunmayee who is also a stage and film actress as well as theatre director.
Lagoo has mostly acted in supporting roles with some of the biggest names in the Hindi film industry. Starting out with television serials, she rose in prominence with the film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988) where she played Juhi Chawla's mother. She was seen in a controversial role in Aruna Raje's Rihaee (1988). She then starred in the blockbuster film Maine Pyar Kiya (1989) as Salman Khan's mother and then in Saajan (1991), a superhit success at the box office. After this she starred in action drama and crime thriller Gumrah (1993) as Sridevi's mother and Jai Kishen (1994) as Akshay Kumar's mother. Though Gumrah (1993) failed at the box office, Jai Kishen (1994) was a commercial success thus declared 'semihit'.
She has starred in some of the biggest hits in the industry including the family drama Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994), Yeh Dillagi (1994), Dilwale (1994), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), and Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003).
Mostly playing a middle age mother in films, earlier in her career she also played a dancer in Aakrosh (1980) and a cold-hearted businesswoman in Yeh Dillagi (1994). In 1990s she starred opposite Supriya Pilgaonkar in the television serial Tu Tu Main Main and starred in Shrimaan Shrimati. Her role in Marathi suspense film Bindhast was well appreciated.
She delivered a challenging role in Vaastav: The Reality (1999), portraying Don's (Sanjay Dutt) mother who kills her son. One of her most notable performances can be seen in a little-known movie Rui Ka Bojh (1997) with Pankaj Kapur and Raghuvir Yadav.
- 1990 - Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Maine Pyar Kiya
- 1991 - Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Aashiqui
- 1995 - Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!
- 2000 - Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Vaastav: The Reality
|1994||Shrimaan Shrimati||Kokila (Koki)||DD Natniol, Sab TV|
|1994-2001||Tu Tu Main Main||Devki Verma||DD Natniol, STAR Plus||Winner Best Actress in a Comic Role at 1st Indian Telly Awards|
|1997||Do Aur Do Paanch||Radha|
|2006||Kadvee, Khatti, Meethi||Yashoda Verma||STAR One|
|2009||Do Hanson Ka Joda||NDTV imagine|
|2013||Tuza Maza Jamena||Reema Limaye|
- "ज्येष्ठ अभिनेत्री मंदाकिनी भडभडे यांचे निधन". eSakal.com. 3 May 2011. Retrieved 9 Jan 2012.
ज्येष्ठ अभिनेत्री रिमा लागू यांच्या त्या मातोश्री होत.
- "Hello Direction!". Retrieved 9 Jan 2012.
- "Reema Lagoo's Daughter, Mrunmayee Turns Theatre Director". Retrieved 5 November 2008.
- Nana to open personal life in Marathi
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