Update on Lata Mangeshkar health

Bollywood playback legend Lata Mangeshkar, who was rushed to the hospital in the early hours of Monday due to viral chest congestion as a “precautionary measure”, is now stable and recovering.

“Lata Mangeshkar ji had a viral chest congestion. Keeping her age in mind, as a precautionary measure, she has checked in to Breach Candy Hospital in order to ensure antibiotics on time to prevent any more infection. She is stable and recovering,” read a statement issued on the singer”s behalf. Mangeshkar was admitted in Breach Candy Hospital at around 2 am of Monday. Soon, there were multiple reports doing the rounds suggesting that her condition is critical. Her team has come out to deny all such claims.

The iconic singer, who turned 90 on September 28, became a recipent of India”s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna in 2001. She has recorded songs in over 36 Indian languages.