MUMBAI: Legendary Bollywood singer Lata Mangeshkar was recently admitted to a Mumbai hospital after she tested positive for Coronavirus.
She was admitted to Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai on Monday. Mangeshkar's niece told a media agency, "Didi is admitted to ICU after she was diagnosed with COVID-19. Dr Pratik Samdani is treating her and he says that there is nothing serious but she needs to be kept in ICU for precautionary reasons seeing her age. We hope she will recover soon. Please respect our privacy and keep didi in your prayers."
The Veteran singer is also called 'Nightingale of India'. She has recorded songs in over a thousand Hindi films and has sung many tracks in several Indian languages and foreign languages. Her iconic songs include 'Lag Jaa Gale', 'Yeh Galiyan Yeh Chaubara', 'Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya', 'Bahon Mein Chale Aao', 'Tere Liye' from 'Veer Zara', 'Tujhe Dekha Toh' from DDLJ, and many more. Lata Mangeshkar have been awarded the Bharat Ratna and several National Film Awards for her contribution to the Music Industry.