Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar was admitted in Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital on November 1, after complaining of chest congestion on Monday.

Since then, millions of fans have been praying for her speedy recovery. But there have been some discomforting messages that are being circulated on social media stating she had passed away. Some have been sharing her pictures with RIP hashtags.

Some have even shared a video with one of her songs on it

#Rip #lata #mangeshkar 😓😓😓😓😓

Posted by Ghumna Di Moter on Thursday, November 14, 2019

Fact Check: The official Health bulletin of Lataji is being released from time to time by the hospital as well as her family members. On Saturday, the official spokesperson stated that “Lataji is doing good today” but will be in hospital for a few more days.

Here is the latest update:

https://www.zeebiz.com/india/news-lata-mangeshkar-health-check-latest-news-about-didi-from-official-spokesperson-114328

Conferred Bharat Ratna in 2001, the iconic singer, who turned 90 on September 28, has recorded songs in over 36 Indian languages.

Born on September 28, 1929, she has also been honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award and France’s highest civilian award, Officer of the Legion of Honour, besides numerous national and international awards.

In 1974, the Guinness Book of Records ranked her as the most recorded artiste in history. She had reportedly sung over 25,000 songs between 1948 and 1974.

The news of Lataji being admitted to the hospital is true but she is stable and recovering from viral chest congestion. So, the news of her demise is FALSE.

Claim: Legendary Singer Lata Mangeshkar passes away

Claims by: Twitter, Facebook

Fact Check: FALSE. This is a hoax news. Lataji is stable and recovering from her health issues.

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