Reports initially claimed that the Lata Mangeshkar is in a critical condition. An insider from the hospital said, “They brought her to the hospital at about 2 am. She is critical and in ICU."
Speaking to India Today Television, Lata Mangeshkar’s niece Rachana asked to respect the family's need for privacy but was kind enough to inform that the singer had admitted due to chest infection, and is on the road to recovery. Rachana said, "We have admitted Lata Ji to keep her comfortable and she is better than last night. In a matter of 3-4 days, she will be absolutely fine. Her condition is stable, and on the path to recovery."
Recently the singer tweeted about Padmini Kolhapure's comeback to the screen with Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, and Kriti Sanon's Panipat. She wrote, “Namaskar. Meri bhaanji Padmini Kolhapure ek bahut acchi kalakar hai aur ab woh Panipat is film mein Gopika bai ka kirdaar nibha rahi hai. Main Padmini ko aashirwad deti hun aur Ashutosh aur unki team ko shubhkaamanayein deti hun."
Lata Mangeshkar recently celebrated her 90th birthday on 28 September. She was even conferred with the title of Daughter of the Nation, as a tribute to her contribution to Indian film music over seven decades. She is also the recipient of the Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Awards.