Lata Mangeshkar who received the Bharat Ratna (highest honour a civilian can be awarded with) in the year 2001 was admitted in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit) of the Breach Candy Hospital at around 2:00 AM on 11th of November after she complained about difficulty in breathing.
Hospital said thought her condition is still critical, but she is making slow recovery. She is being treated by Dr. Patit Samdhani.
As per the official statement of a hospital employee ‘She is critical but her condition has slowly improved. She is still in the hospital’.
Lata Mangeshkar’s PR team on Tuesday stated that she is now ‘stable’. The team 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 veteran singer has given her voice to at least 127 songs and her last full album was used in the 2004 movie Veer Zaara and her latest song was ‘Saugandh Mujhe Is Mitti Ki’ which paid a tribute to the Indian Army, and was released on 30th March this year.