Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Breach Candy hospital in the early hours of Monday after she complained of breathing difficulties, hospital sources said. The singer is in a critical condition, they said. 

"She was brought to the hospital at about 2 am. She is critical and in ICU," a hospital insider told PTI. Lata was under the treatment of the hospital’s senior medical advisor Dr Farokh E Udwadia.

According to ANI, Lata Mangeshkar had a chest infection so she was taken to Breach Candy Hospital, today. She is now back at her home and is recovering. 

On 10 November, the singer had taken to Twitter to share the first look poster of her niece Padmini Kohlapure as Gopika Bai in Ashutosh Gowarikar’s period drama Panipat. She wished her niece and the team good luck. Lata Mangeshkar turned 90 years old on 28 September. Celebrities including Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Rishi Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit, AR Rahman, Shreya Ghoshal and Anil Kapoor wished her with messages on social media.

Mangeshkar, who has lent her voice to over 1,000 songs in Hindi alone, was awarded the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour in the country, in 2001.