Singer Lata Mangeshkar, 92, is being handled for Covid-19 and pneumonia at a hospital in Mumbai, a physician stated Tuesday.
The singer had been hospitalised in 2019 as effectively for a severe lung ailment and pneumonia.
Dr Pratit Samdhani, who’s heading the staff of consultants treating Mangeshkar, stated she was delivered to Breach Sweet Hospital early on Sunday morning and is underneath remedy within the intensive care unit.
“She has been identified with Covid and pneumonia and is presently present process remedy,” Dr Samdhani informed The Indian Specific.
Her niece Rachana Shah informed The Indian Specific: “She is secure and alert.”
A household pal stated the singer has been in good spirits.
“Ever since Covid began, the household took utmost care that guests didn’t meet her. Her attendants had been additionally often examined for Covid-19,’’ this individual stated.
Mangeshkar, who began singing at 13, has over 30,000 songs in a number of Indian languages to her title in an over seven-decade profession.
Thought of one in all Indian cinema’s best singers, she obtained the Bharat Ratna, the nation’s highest civilian honour, in 2001.
She can be the recipient of a number of different awards, together with the Padma Bhushan, the Padma Vibhushan and the Dada Saheb Phalke Award, and a number of Nationwide Movie Awards.