Ghazal Singer Jagjit singh Is in Critical State And Admitted To Icu.
Sources said :The 70 year old Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh is in a critical state and was admitted to a Lilavati Hospital hospital in Mumbai on Friday after he suffered a brain haemorrhage , doctors attending to him said.Doctors at the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra performed a life-saving surgery on him, hospital sources said.
Gazal singer Jagjit Singh, was scheduled to perform along with maestro Ghulam Ali at Shanmukhananda Hall, Matunga, on Friday evening. The concert was cancelled.Jagjit Singh has been suffering from high blood pressure for some time now. Brain hemorrhage is a known complication of uncontrolled hypertension or high blood pressure.
Gazal singer Jagjit Singh was admitted under cardiologist Dr Ajit Menon, who told TOI that the singer had undergone surgery late Friday evening, “All I can say is that his condition is still critical and he is under observation”.Jagjit Singh and his singer-wife Chitra shot to fame in 1970s and recorded songs for Hindi films as well.Jagjit Singh is considered the most successful ghazal singer and composer of all time, in terms of both critical acclaim and commercial success.