Nawab of Pataudi in ICU News
Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi and Sharmila Tagore: a love story
Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi’s death on Thursday brought an end to an enduring romance
When Sharmila Tagore tied the knot with the erstwhile royal 42 years ago, it was not only a marriage of cricket and cinema, but also one that broke many stereotypes. He was a Nawab from a well-known Muslim family and she was a Hindu who belonged to the illustrious Tagore family. Click here to read more
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi passes away
Former Indian cricket captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who was hospitalised for acute lung infection, passed away on Thursday evening. Actor Amitabh Bachchan posted a message on Twitter saying, “Sad news .. Tiger Pataudi passes away .. !!!” Earlier in the day, Neeraj Jain, senior consultant and chairman of pulmonolgy (chest medicine) at Sir Gangaram Hospital in central Delhi said, “His condition has deteriorated since Wednesday and he is unable to maintain his oxygen level in spite of maximum treatment. He continues to remain in the ICU (intensive care unit).” Pataudi, 70, was admitted to the hospital in August with acute lung infection. The condition does not allow normal passage of oxygen to both the lungs. The patient breathes out more carbon dioxide during infection. He is survived by actor-wife Sharmila Tagore, son Saif Ali Khan and daughters Saba and Soha Ali Khan.
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Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi shifted to ICU
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who was admitted to a Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi for a lung infection, was shifted to the ICU on Wednesday. Doctors have said that he will continue to remain in the ICU as his condition is critical. He has been on a very high level of oxygen support requiring intermittent BIPAP and is being monitored very closely by a team of critical care specialists. Pataudi is conscious though and his cardiac functions are stable. Seventy-year-old Pataudi was admitted in August end and was diagnosed with interstitial lung disease— a condition in which the passage of oxygen to the two lungs is less than normal. The disease does not have proper or permanent cure and takes time.
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