Lata Mangeshkar getting better, don't react to rumours, urges family

WION Web Team New Delhi Nov 15, 2019, 08.48 AM(IST)

Lata Mangeshkar Photograph:( Twitter )

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The family's statement came after rumours of her deteriorating health started doing the rounds of social media on Thursday. 

Lata Mangeshkar's family has assured fans that the singer's health is stable and she is getting better. The family also urged fans to not believe in baseless rumours.

"Lata didi is stable and getting better. Request to please do not heed to needless rumours and react. Let us all collectively pray for her long life instead," read a statement put out by her family.

The family's statement came after rumours of her deteriorating health started doing the rounds of social media on Thursday. 

The veteran singer was admitted to Breach Candy hospital here on Monday after suffering a chest infection.

Ace filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar also tweeted about her condition and urged people not to spread baseless rumours."Just spoke to the family. #LataMangeshkar Tai is stable and recovering. My humble request, not to spread baseless rumours and pray for @mangeshkarlata speedy recovery," he tweeted.

Lata Mangeshkar, who began her career in 1942 is a recipient of the Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and the Dadasaheb Phalke Awards.

She is known for iconic songs 'Aye mere vatan ke logon' and 'Babul Pyare' among others. She has sung over 25,000 songs in over 20 Indian languages.