I have lost my mother again: Sanjay Dutt on Reema Lagoo’s death


Amar Ashok Jajoo | May 19, 2017 18:28

Reacting to 58-year-old actress Reema Lagoo's death due to a cardiac arrest on Thursday, actor Sanjay Dutt said that he has lost his mother again.
Sanjay Dutt and Reema Lagoo in a still from the 1999 film – Vaastav: The Reality

Reacting to 58-year-old veteran actress Reema Lagoo’s death due to a cardiac arrest on Thursday, actor Sanjay Dutt said that he has lost his mother again. Sanjay Dutt, who lost his mother Nargis Dutt to cancer when he was just 22, in a statement post Reema Lagoo’s death said, “I have lost a mother again today. We worked together in several movies and every time that I worked with her, I learnt something new. Her demise has left a void which is difficult to fill. May God give strength to her family and close ones.”

Reema Lagoo, in a career spanning almost four decades, played the on-screen mother of actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Madhuri Dixit, among many others. Apart from playing Dutt’s on-screen mother in Saajan and Vaastav, she worked with him in several other Bollywood films as well.