A successful ENT surgeon Shreeram Lagoo decided to live his dream of performing on the stage in 1969 and took up acting. Excelling in both Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi cinema as well, Lagoo’s spectacular performances used to leave the audience on the edge of their seats. But on Tuesday night, the news of the thespian actor passing away due to age-related illnesses at his home in Pune left everyone in shock.
In the morning even PM Narendra Modi joined the bandwagon as he took to social media to mourn the demise of the ‘Natasamrat’ actor. He wrote, “Dr. Shreeram Lagoo personified versatility and brilliance.
Through the years, he enthralled audiences with outstanding performances. His work will be remembered for years to come. Anguished by his demise. Condolences to his admirers. Om Shanti.”
Lagoo, who passed away at the age of 92, is known for his iconic role of Ganpatrao aka Appasaheb Belwalkar in the play ‘Natasamrat’, an act he will always be known for! He has worked over 200 films including Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati.
‘Gharonda’, ‘Gandhi’, ‘Pinjra’, Thodisi Bewafai’, ‘Des Pardes’, ‘Muqadar Ka Sikander’, ‘Shriman Shrimati’ and are few films of Dr Shreeram Lagoo which have gone down in the history of Indian cinema‘s evergreen films.