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Lata Mangeshkar’s condition improves

Lata Mangeshkar’s condition improves

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Legendary Bollywood singer Lata Mangeshkar’s health is improving now. According to a report published in India Today, one of Lata’s close family friends stated that while the legendary singer’s health is improving and is being monitored in the ICU, they are looking forward to her speedy recovery.

“Lata Didi is showing continued signs of improvement from before and is under treatment in the ICU from the amazing team of doctors spearheaded by Dr Pratit Samdani. We are looking forward and praying for her speedy healing and coming back home,” the family friend was quoted saying.

Lata Mangeshkar was hospitalised in Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital early this month after she was tested positive for coronavirus. According to media reports, the 92 year old singer was also suffering from pneumonia and was being treated in ICU. And now as per the recent update, while Lata is still in ICU, she is showing signs of improvement.

To note, several speculations about Lata Mangeshkar’s health have been doing the rounds of late including the singer being shifted on a ventilator. However, a report published in the Indian Express had a source stated, “Lata Mangeshkar has started having solid food from the last couple of days and is showing improvement. She is responsive and doing better. She is not on a ventilator”.

Regarded as one of Indian cinema’s greatest singers, Mangeshkar started her career at the age of 13 in 1942 and has over 30,000 songs to her credit in several Indian languages. In her over seven-decade career, she has sung various memorable tracks such as “Ajeeb dastan hai ye”, “Pyar kiya to darna kya”, “Neela asman so gaya”, and “Tere liye”, among others.