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Bollywood mourns the death of Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi
The Bollywood brigade remembers the 70-year-old Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi who passed away on Thursday
The legendary cricketer was a lot closer to the film world. Married to actor Sharmila Tagore and with two of his three kids in the industry the B-Town folk shared a close bond with the Pataudi. Click here to read more
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.
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Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan’s wedding plans postponed indefinitely
The marriage was apparently set to be organised at the Pataudi family palace and was meant to be a grand affair. But the untimely death of Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi changed things
Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor had already postponed their wedding plans to mid-February on learning about Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi’s health status. But on Thursday as Sr Pataudi passed away, the wedding got postponed indefinitely. A source close to the couple said that the family has decided to have no celebrations for a year at least. The marriage was apparently set to be organised at the Pataudi family palace and was meant to be a grand affair. But the untimely death of Tiger Pataudi changed things. Click here to read more
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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