Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh hospitalised in Mumbai

Acclaimed ghazal singer Jagjit Singh was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai today after he suffered a brain haemorrhage and is in a critical state, doctors attending to him said. Doctors at the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra performed a life-saving surgery on him, hospital sources said. Singh (70) is under observation and is stated to be in critical condition, they said. Bollywood is still reeling under the shock of Nawab Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi’s loss and this news has further saddened B-towners. Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur posted a message on Twitter, “Praying fr Ghazal Singer Jagjit Singh critically ill in hospital.” Actor Manoj Bajpayee expressed his concern with a tweet that said, “Jagjit Singh ji is not well. let pray for his fast recovery.” We wish the noted Ghazal singer a speedy recovery.