Lata-Mangeshkar (Lata Di) is showing signs of improvement but is in the ICU, her doctor said on Saturday. The 92-year-old singer tested positive for coronavirus with mild symptoms and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Breach Candy Hospital in south Mumbai on January 8.
Sharing the health update, Dr Pratit Samdani, Associate Professor, Breach Candy Hospital, told PTI, “She is showing signs of improvement. She is in ICU. It is difficult to say for how many days she will be in the hospital.” A close friend of the family Anusha Srinivasan Iyer also said that the veteran singer is doing well.
On Friday, rumors started circulating on social media that Lata Di health had worsened. Anusha Srinivasan Iyer had rubbished the rumours, saying, “An honest appeal. Please don’t fan any false news… The family and doctors need their place.”
Iyer said in a statement, Lata-Mangeshkar (Lata Didi) is already showing signs of improvement and she is being treated in the ICU by an amazing team of doctors led by Dr Pratit Samdani. We pray for her speedy recovery and return home.” are doing.”
Let us pray for Lata didi’s speedy recovery and return home.” Regarded as one of the greatest singers of Indian cinema, Lata Mangeshkar (Lata Di) began her career in 1942 at the age of 13 and has spoken in several Indian languages. He has more than 30,000 songs to his name.
Known as the Melody Queen of India, the singer has been bestowed with several awards and accolades including the Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and Dada Saheb Phalke Award and several National Film Awards.