Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar, who has been admitted in the ICU of a Mumbai hospital since last month, is critical. As per a statement from the Breach Candy Hospital, Mangeshkar’s health condition has deteriorated again.
The 92-year-old singer was hospitalized on January 11 after testing positive for Covid-19.
“The condition of singer Lata Mangeshkar has deteriorated again and she is on a ventilator and critical,” said Dr Pratit Samdhani of Breach Candy Hospital. He said that she is in ICU and is under observation. She was taken off the ventilator last week.
On January 29, Dr. Samdhani had said Mangeshkar was showing signs of marginal improvement and was taken off the ventilator but continued to be under observation in the ICU.
Known as the nightingale of India, she is a recipient of India’s highest civilian honor Bharat Ratna. She has also been honored with the Padma Bhushan, the Padma Vibhushan, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, and multiple National Film Awards.
Mangeshkar, one of Indian cinema’s greatest playback singers, started her career at the age of 13 in 1942 and has sung over 30,000 songs in various Indian languages.
Source : TRN,