Reema Lagoo


The very famous kind-hearted "Maa" of Hindi film actors, Reema Lagoo is an actress, who features in Marathi and Hindi movies. Born as Nayan Bhadbhade in the year 1958, Reema forayed into acting as her profession from Marathi plays. Reema is the daughter of "Lekure Udanda Jaahali" fame actress Mandakini Bhadbhade. For around four decades, she earned name and fame through Marathi stage with her immense acting ability. Reema studied in the well-known Huzurpaga HHCP High School in Pune and this is where her acting talent was noticed.

The versatile Reema Lagoo appeared in number of Marathi films. Some of them include Aapli Manse , Sinhasan , Shyamchi Aai , Bindhast , Sail , Aai Shappath , Shubhmangal Savadhaan , Jiwalagaa , God Gupit , Anumati , Maan Sanmaan , Navra Maza Navsacha and to list a few. Varhadi Vajantri and Dhusar are her upcoming Marathi films. Apart from this, she ruled the Marathi stage with some notable plays like Aasu Ani Hasu , Godigulabi , Savita Damodar Paranjape , Sasu Majhi Dhaansu and many more. Talking about her appearance in Hindi films, a pool of movies are to the credit of this eminent actress. Reema Lagoo mostly appeared in supporting roles in Hindi flicks and she garnered much praise as a loving mother to the actor or actress. She has worked with several eminent personas from Marathi as well as Hindi film industry.

Starting from her early films, Reema featured in the super hit flick Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak as Juhi Chawla s mother. Reema began to enact the role of superstar Salman Khan s mother in the films like Saajan , Maine Pyar Kiya , Judwaa and the utter family dramas, such as Hum Aapke Hai Kaun and Hum Saath Saath Hain . All these films were a huge box office hit of that time and till today, they are fresh in the audience s memory. In the crime-thriller Gumrah , Reema featured as Sridevi s mother. Apart from Salman Khan, Reema also essayed mother s role of Shah Rukh Khan in the movies like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Kal Ho Naa Ho . For a change from playing a motherly figure, Reema wonderfully portrayed a cold businesswoman in the film Yeh Dillagi in the year 1994 and a dancer in Aakrosh in 1980. Not to forget her role as Sanjay Dutt s mother in the blockbuster Vaastav in the year 1999. The other films that witnessed Reema s sheer acting talent are Aashiqui , Shola Aur Shabnam , Rangeela , Yes Boss , Jhoot Bole Kauwa Kate , Kya Kehna! , Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye , Indian , Mittal vs Mittal , Mumbai Cutting , Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha , Sandwich , Kidnap , Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon and the list goes on. The iconic actress bagged nominations for the category of Best Supporting Actress from Filmfare Awards for her performance in the films, Hum Aapke Hai Kaun , Maine Pyar Kiya , Vaastav and Aashiqui .

Reema Lagoo appeared as a guest on Marathi talk shows like Maanacha Mujra and Khupte Tithe Gupte . The story does not end here! The actress also illustrated her talent on small screen with the television serials like Shrimaan Shrimati , Tu Tu Main Main , Khandaan , Kadvee, Khatti, Meethi and Do Hanson Ka Joda . Recently, Reema was seen in Marathi daily soap Tuza Maza Jamena on Zee Marathi channel.

Reema tied the knot with Marathi actor Vivek Lagoo, however the couple got divorced in some years. They have a daughter named Mrunmayee Lagoo, who is the budding stage and film actress.

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