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Updated on: Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 07:47 PM IST

Lata Mangeshkar admitted to ICU after testing positive for COVID-19

"She is doing fine; has been kept in ICU only for precautionary reasons considering her age."
Lata Mangeshkar  | Instagram

Lata Mangeshkar | Instagram

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Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, 92, has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Mumbai's Breach Candy hospital after testing positive for COVID-19.

Her niece Rachna told ANI that she has mild symptoms.

"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," said Rachna.

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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 like 'Aayegaa Aanewala', 'Aye Mere Vatan Ke Logon' and 'Babul Pyare' among others. She has sung over 25,000 songs in over 20 Indian languages.

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Published on: Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 12:37 PM IST
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