Reema Lagoo is a Marathi actress who has appeared in a number of Marathi and Hindi films and plays. Starting out with television serials, she has acted with some of the biggest names in the Hindi film industry, mostly in supporting roles. She rose in prominence with the film `Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak` (1988) where she played Juhi Chawla's mother. She then starred in the hit film, `Maine Pyar Kiya` (1989), `Hum Aapke Hain Koun` (1994), `Rangeela` (1995), `Kuch Kuch Hota Hai` (1998) and `Kal Ho Naa Ho` (2003). She played a dancer in `Aakrosh` (1980) and a cold, business woman in `Yeh Dillagi` (1994). She delivered a challenging role in `Vaastav: The Reality` (1999); portraying Don's (Sanjay Dutt) mother who kills her own son. One of her most notable performance can be seen in a little known movie `Rui Ka Bojh` (1997) also starring (Pankaj Kapur) and (Raghuvir Yadav).
Lagoo has appeared on the Marathi show `Maanacha Muzra`, which honours Marathi personalities.
Reema Lagoo was born as Nayan Bhadbhade in 1958. Her mother was a well-known actress on the Marathi stage. Her acting abilities were noted when she was a student at the Huzurpaga HHCP High school in Pune. Her professional acting started soon after finishing high school. Her first acting jobs were on the Marathi stage.
She had a deep affair with late actor Shafi Inaamdaar. In the late 1970s or early 1980s, she started acting in Hindi and Marathi films. She married the Marathi actor Vivek Lagoo. She has a daughter named Mrunmayee Lagoo who lives in Mumbai.