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Tendulkar pays last respects to Lata Mangeshkar at Mumbai's Breach Candy hospital

Sachin arrived at the Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai, where the legendary singer took her last breathe.

India TV Sports Desk Edited by: India TV Sports Desk Mumbai Updated on: February 06, 2022 17:54 IST
File photo of Sachin Tendulkar with Lata Mangeshkar.
Image Source : PTI

File photo of Sachin Tendulkar with Lata Mangeshkar.

Highlights

  • Sachin also later took to Twitter to condole Lata's death.
  • The cricket icon says he was fortunate to be part of 'Lata ji's' life
  • Sachin added that Lata will continue to live in people's heart through music

Former India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday paid his last respects to the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who passed away after a brief illness. Sachin arrived at the Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai, where the legendary singer took her last breathe.

Sachin also later took to Twitter to condole Lata's death.

"Bharat Ratna" Lata Mangeshkar passed away on Sunday at an age of 92 years. The megastar was admitted to Mumbai's Breach Candy hospital on January 8 after she was diagnosed with COVID-19 and pneumonia.

Though having recovered from COVID, the singer was put on ventilator support after her condition worsened on Saturday. Two-day national mourning will be observed in memory of Lata Mangeshkar. The national flag will also fly at half-mast for two days, as a mark of respect, and she will be given a State funeral.

(Reported by ANI)

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