15 November 2019 14:38
Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, 90, is now in much better health, her team said on Friday. Mangeshkar was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai on Monday with viral chest congestion. "Dear friends, we are as happy as you are to inform you that with all your prayers and best wishes, Lata didi is doing much better," said the singer's team. "Thank you for being there. After she was admitted to hospital earlier in the week, news reports had suggested that the singer was in the Intensive Care Unit in critical condition.
On Thursday, her spokesperson Anusha Srinivasan Iyer quashed rumours of her demise, The Indian Express reported. "Lata didi is stable and getting better," Srinivasan Iyer said. "Request to not pay heed to needless rumours and react. Lata Mangeshkar has received the Bharat Ratna – India's highest civilian honour – and the Padma Vibhushan, the Padma Bhushan and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. She has sung in more than 1,000 Hindi films as well as in various regional and foreign languages.
God is great," Mangeshkar's PR team said in a statement on Friday. (Tweet) Lata Mangeshkar's niece Rachana had spoken to India Today soon after she was admitted to the hospital. "We have admitted Lata Ji to keep her comfortable and she is better than last night. In a matter of 3-4 days she will be absolutely fine. Her condition is stable, and on the path to recovery," she had said.
Request to please do not heed to needless rumours and react. Let us all collectively pray for her long life instead." Ace filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar also tweeted about her condition and urged people not to spread baseless rumours. "Just spoke to the family. #LataMangeshkar Tai is stable and recovering. My humble request, not to spread baseless rumours and pray for @mangeshkarlata speedy recovery," he tweeted. She was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital. Lata, who began her career in 1942 is a recipient of the Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and the Dadasaheb Phalke Awards. Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 15 (ANI): Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Friday visited veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar, who is admitted at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai following chest infection and breathing issues. After meeting her, Thackeray said: "Lata Mangeshkar is stable. We are expecting her to be discharged in 4-5 days. We can say that she has an old age-related illness and I wish for her speedy recovery and wellness for the future." Meanwhile, Lata Mangeshkar's team in a statement said, "We are as happy as you are to inform you that with all your prayers and best wishes, Lata didi is doing much better." The veteran singer was admitted to the hospital on Monday. Mangeshkar, who began her career in 1942 is a recipient of the Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and the Dadasaheb Phalke Awards. She is known for iconic songs "Aye mere vatan ke logon" and "Babul Pyare" among others. She has sung over 25,000 songs in over 20 Indian languages. (ANI) Lata Mangeshkar, who has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital in Mumbai, is "doing much better", a spokesperson of the legendary singer's family said Friday. Mangeshkar, 90, was admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital after she complained of difficulty in breathing in the early hours of Monday. In a statement, her PR team said, "We are as happy as you are to inform you that with all your prayers and best wishes, Lata didi is doing much better. Thank You for being there. God is great." In her over a seven-decade career, Mangeshkar has sung more than 30,000 songs across languages. She is considered one of the greatest playback singers in Indian cinema. She received the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, in 2001. Mangeshkar's last full Hindi album was for the late filmmaker Yash Chopra-directed 2004 film "Veer-Zaara".