Lata Mangeshkar, an Indian singer renowned for her beautiful voice, died on February 6 at the age of 92. COVID-19-positive vocalist was hospitalized to Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai on January 8, 2022, where the iconic singer was receiving treatment.
On February 5, it was announced that Lata Mangeshkar’s health had worsened. According to a recent health report, “Lata Didi’s health has deteriorated again,” according to India Today. ICU-bound, she’ll remain under the doctor’s watchful eye. She’s been in the hospital for 27 days and is still receiving therapy.”
Recent reports indicate that Lata Mangeshkar has improved and has been removed off the ventilator. According to a statement by India Today, “Lata didi is still receiving treatment in the critical care unit at Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital. This morning, she had a trial of extubation (the removal of the intrusive Ventilator). Currently, she is showing indications of progress, but the medical team led by Dr. Pratit Samdani will continue to monitor her closely. Each and every one of you has been a tremendous help to us, and we appreciate all you’ve done.”
When it came to music, Lata Mangeshkar was widely recognized as one of the best. She sang in around thirty-six Indian languages and more than a thousand films in Hindi. In 1989, she was the recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. She received India’s highest civilian honor, the Bharat Ratna, in 2001.
Among her many honors, Lata Mangeshkar has been awarded three National Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards, and more. She performed in London’s Royal Albert Hall for the first time in 1974, making history as the first Indian to do so.