Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar who was admitted to Mumbai's Breach Candy hospital early this week after she complained of breathing difficulty is ‘doing much better’. The singer who was kept in life support is now 'showing signs of recovery’. Her family is waiting for her ‘complete recovery’ after which she can return home will take time.
Recently amidst death hoaxed of the legendary singer doing the rounds on WhatsApp, her near one has issues a statement updating about her health. “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. Thank You for being there. God is great. Warm regards *Team Lata Mangeshkar* says the statement.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena leader Raj Thackeray visited the singer at the breach Candy hospital and told reporters that she will be discharged in two to three days. Lata Mangeshkar's family doctor Anand Sheroff too reached hospital todat but refused to comment on her health.
Lata Mangeshkar’s team in a statement has earlier said "She is showing some signs of improvement but it will take time for her to recover. She has pneumonia and chest infection. Any person suffering from it takes time to recover from it," a hospital insider told PTI.
Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Mumbai hospital in the early hours of Monday with her family members, including sister Asha Bhosle being spotted visiting the hospital On Monday, Lata Mangeshkar's health updates sent a scare among her fans.
The veteran singer's PR team too came forward to calm down her fans and issued a statement on Tuesday that said, "Her parameters are good. Honestly speaking, she has fought so well that she is coming out of this setback. Being a singer, her lung capacity has pulled her through. Truly a fighter. We will update everyone when Lataji gets discharged and comes home. (We) request that we give family the space they deserve at the moment," the statement read.
Mangeshkar has lent her voice for thousands of songs in Hindi, regional and foreign languages. Her last full album was for the late filmmaker Yash Chopra-directed 2004 film Veer Zaara.