Lata Mageshkar returns home recovering from breathing problem
New Delhi : Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to the ICU of Breach Candy hospital on Monday morning after she reported breathing problem. She has now returned home after a complete diagnosis, said a report.
She was diagnosed with chest infection, said hospital sources. They also said that the singer was in a critical situation when brought to the hospital.
"She was brought to hospital at about 2 am. She is critical and in ICU," a hospital insider had told Press Trust of India.
However, her niece Rachana Shah told Indian Express that the singer's condition was not as grave as it was reported. "Not at all true. Not critical. In fact stable and recovering. She was down with a viral infection. On path of recovery. She will be fine soon.”
Lata Mangeshkar Ji turned 90 on September 28. She has lent her voice in over 1000 Indian movies and was awarded a Bharat Ratna in 2001.
In October, the singer joined the photo and video sharing app Instagram and garnered over 46,000 followers within a few minutes. In the same month, she was also a guest on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio address Mann Ki Baat.