Reema Lagoo passed away this morning following a cardiac actress. The actress was admitted to the Kokilaben Ambani Hospital when she breathed her last. The news came as a shock to the masses as well as the industry as Lagoo was only 59.

From the comic overbearing Indian saasuma in Tu Tu Main Main to the strong righteous mother in Vaastav, Reema Lagoo has given life to powerful roles with strong characters than just playing the humble traditional Indian mother. Trying to cope with the tragedy, out of the countless roles she’s played on the small and the big screen, we look at 5 most endearing roles of the veteran actress.

Maine Pyaar Kiya
Reema Lagoo played Salman Khan’s loving mother who would support her son’s love interest against all efforts of her husband to the break them apart. (ALSO READ: 
This video of Salman Khan hugging Reema Lagoo tightly at an event will make you shed a tear or two)
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Here she played the role of an understanding mother, who with a pinch of salt let her daughter Kajol, marry a man she that she loved than the man she wanted her to marry.
Kal Ho Naa Ho
Kal Ho Naa Ho put Lagoo through the most saddest thing a mother could go through. The actress played a mother to Shah Rukh Khan, she gathered her courage and to withstand the death of her only son to cancer.
Hum Saath Saath Hai
In this star-studded cast, Lagoo played the role of a traditional Indian mother living in a joint family who is at crossroads between Salman, her biological child and Mohnish Bahl, her step-son.
The role that earned her a lot of praise, Lagoo played a decisive role in having to take her own gangster turned son’s life played by Sanjay Dutt. This role won her a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.