Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar discharged from hospital

The 90-year-old veteran singer was treated for 28 days after she was down with pneumonia

By Our Correspondent

File pic: Source Lata Mangeshkar facebook

Lata Mangeshkar’s legion of fans heaved a sigh of relief after the veteran singer was discharged from Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital after 28 days . Mangeshkar (90) was being treated for pneumonia.

The Bharat Ratna awardee thanked the doctors and staff at the Breach Candy hospital for taking good care of her. And she also thanked the millions of fans and all those who prayed for her speedy recovery.

“For the past 28 days, I was at Breach Candy hospital. I was diagnosed with pneumonia. The doctors preferred that I extend my stay in hospital and go home when completely healthy. Today, I am back home with the blessings of mai [mother] and baba [father]. I have my deepest gratitude to all my well wishers all over. Your prayers and good wishes have worked and I humbly bow down to each one of you,” Mangeshkar said in a statement.

The veteran singer heaped praise on all the doctors who took good care of her.

“My doctors at Breach Candy have been my guardian angels and I stand in eternal gratitude to each one of them. The nursing staff has been exceptional. A special thank you to the team of doctors who treated me with utmost care and love. Dr. Pratit Samdani, Dr. Ashwin Mehta, Dr. Zareer Udwadia, Dr Nishit Shah, Dr. Janardan Nimbolkar and Dr. Rajeev Sharma. Your endless love and blessings are precious. Thank you, again,” said the the Bharat Ratna awardee.


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