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Despite mild symptoms the Bharat Ratna recipient has been shifted the ICU due to old age health issues.

Lata Mangeshkar hospitalised with Covid-19, shifted to ICU

By :The Report Desk
Published : Jan 11, 2022 01:25:00 PM | Arts

The nightingale of India, singer Lata Mangeshkar has been admitted to the hospital after she contracted Covid 19.

The legendary singer is currently undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit (ICU) of Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital.

Her niece Rachna confirms to local media that the Bharat Ratna recipient has mild symptoms. Due to her old age health issues, she has been shifted to the ICU.

Giving an update on the singer's health, her niece niece Rachna told ANI, "She is doing fine; has been kept in ICU only for precautionary reasons considering her age. Please respect our privacy and keep Didi in your prayers."

Born on September 28, 1929, Lata Mangeshkar was honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award and France's highest civilian award, Officer of the Legion of Honour, besides numerous national and international awards.

In 1974, the Guinness Book of Records ranked her as the most recorded artiste in the history. She had reportedly sung over 25,000 songs between 1948 and 1974.

She became a recipient of India's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna in 2001.