Legendary film actor Dr. Shriram Lagoo sadly passed away earlier on Tuesday at Pune’s Deenanath Mangeshkar hospital, Mumbai, India, after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was aged 92.
Reported on Pune Mirror, Lagoo was a prominent name in Marathi cinema, with films such as ‘Sinhasan’ (1979), ‘Samna’ (1974). He was also popularly known for his Bollywood films too, like ‘Kalaakaar’ (1981), ‘Souten’ (1983), ‘Lawaaris’ (1981) and ‘Professor Pyarelal’ (1984). He lent his services to theatre as well and directed plays in Marathi, Hindi and Gujarati.
Fans took to Twitter to pay their respects to the iconic star of yesteryear, “The original Natasamrat Dr. Shreeram Lagoo Shradhanjali”, said one poster, while another shared, “Legend of marathi cinema Dr. shreeram Lagoo is no more #RipShriramLagoo #natasamrat.”
Although fans knew him as a great actor, he was also an ENT surgeon.
Lagoo’s son Tanveer Lagoo will be arriving from America and the final rites will be performed on Thursday 18th December.