On Tuesday at a private hospital in Pune, veteran actor Shriram Lagoo died of age-related issues, news agency ANI announced. He's been 92. "I spoke to his son-in-law.
He died due to age-related complications," playwright Satish Alekar told PTI news agency. Shriram Lagoo, as well as Marathi cinema and theatre, was best known for his performances in Hindi. Over 20 Marathi plays are directed by Shiram Lagoo. As a trained ENT surgeon, the legendary thespian was also associated with several social causes.
At the age of 92, Shreeram Lagoo died.
Shreeram Lagoo Education And Early Life
Shreeram Lagoo was born to Balakrishna Chintaman Lagoo and Satyabhama Lagoo in Satara District, Maharashtra, India, and is the eldest of four children. He attended Bhave High School, University of Pune, Fergusson College, and B.J. Medical College (Pune University), India, has received degrees in MBBS & MS, both of which are medical.
Shreeram Lagoo Career
Shreeram Lagoo started acting at the Medical College while studying. He continued his dramatic activity after cutting through the theater issue through a group called the "Progressive Dramatic Association," which he began with senior friends like Bhalba Kelkar, who were thought-provoking. He graduated from the University of Mumbai in the early 1950s with a degree in ENT surgery and studied six years in Pune before moving to Canada and England for further study.
He practiced medicine and surgery in the 1960s in Pune, India and Tabora, Tanzania, but his dramatic activity continued when he was in India through the Progressive Dramatic Association in Pune and "Rangaayan" in Mumbai. Eventually, he became a full-time actor on the Marathi stage in 1969, making his debut in Vasant Kanetkar's play Ithe Oshalala Mrityu. Eventually, in 1969, Lagoo began to work as a full-time actor from the play of Vasant Kanetkar. “Here Oshala to Death.” He has played a key role in the Play ‘Natsamrat’, written by Kusumagraj (Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar) and is most remembered for this role. He has a legendary status in Marathi cinema, where he has made many memorable films including achievements such as Sinhasan, Pinjra, and Mukta.
His mother, Deepa Lagoo, is also a well-known actress of theatre, television and film. He's got two sons and one daughter. In the memory of his late son Tanveer Lagoo, Lagoo also instituted the prestigious Tanveer Samman, given to the most promising stalwart in India's theater industry.
Some of his best performances in Hindi films were in movies like Thodisi Bewafai, Maqsad, Souten, Nasihat, Awam when he was compared with Rajesh Khanna. His other best performances have come from movies such as Des Pardes, Lawaris, Muqadar Ka Sikander, Inkaar, Sajan Bin Suhagan, Kinara, Lootmaar, Sau Crore, Jyoti Bane Jwala, Neeyat, Nishana, Swayamvar, Shriman Shrimati, and Sadma.
Shreeram Lagoo Cause Of Death
Shreeram Lagoo, the great Indian actor who influenced generations of film and theater, died at the age of 92. Several Indian news sites confirmed the news on the morning of December 17, 2019.
News24 India, one of those who confirmed his death, was called Shreeram Lagoo, known for his portrayals of character. “famous actor of Hindi, Marathi theater and films.”
Shreeram Lagoo Tribute Twitter Post
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar paid tribute to the legendary actor on Twitter
My tributes to all time great artist Shreeram Lagoo. We have lost a versatile personality. A unique theatre actor dominated silver screen and created impact. He was social activists simultaneously.
My tributes to all time great artist Shreeram Lagoo. We have lost a versatile personality. A unique theatre actor dominated silver screen and created impact. He was social activists simultaneously.— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) December 17, 2019
Rishi Kapoor Tweeted
R I P. One of the most natural spontaneous actors, Dr. Shreeram Lagoo sahab leaves us. Did several films way back. Unfortunately never got to work with him in the past 25/30 years. He had a retired life in Pune. Love you Dr. Sahab.
R I P. One of the most natural spontaneous actors, Dr. Shreeram Lagoo sahab leaves us. Did several films way back. Unfortunately never got to work with him in the past 25/30 years. He had a retired life in Pune. Love you Dr. Sahab. pic.twitter.com/H8mESIX1kv— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) December 17, 2019
Madhur Bhandarkar Twitted
Saddened to hear demise of veteran actor Dr. #ShriramLagoo sir. He was great socialist and versatile actor, his contributions will always be remembered for his memorable roles in theatre & films. #OmShanti 🙏
Saddened to hear demise of veteran actor Dr. #ShriramLagoo sir. He was great socialist and versatile actor, his contributions will always be remembered for his memorable roles in theatre & films. #OmShanti 🙏 pic.twitter.com/pqZovSz0lT— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) December 17, 2019