Corona Update: Arijit Singh Loses Mother to COVID Complications

Story Highlights
  • Aditi Singh was being treated at AMRI Hospital Dhakuria after she tested positive
  • Tested negative on May 17
  • Succumbed to Cerebral Stroke

Mumbai: Famous Singer Arijit Singh lost his mother due to COVID complications. The singing maestros’ mother was being treated at the AMRI Dhakuria after she tested positive for the virus.  Her condition deteriorated on Wednesday at 11 pm and she abandoned the world. 

“Aditi Singh, 52 tested negative on May 17, but succumbed to a cerebral stroke on May 19,” stated the hospital authorities. Her mortal remains were taken to their home at Jiaganj in Murshidabad on Thursday morning.

Her condition first came to light in the public domain when Srijit Mukherji and Swastika Mukherjee, took to social media in the first week of May to amplify a request for blood donors for her.  Swastika Mukherjee posted,” Need A- blood for singer Arijit Singh’s mother, admitted in AMRI Hospital, Dhakuria. Need it today. Pls contact @swatihihihi with verified MALE DONORS.”

Filmmaker Srijit Mukherji also appealed for help on social media. Srijit tweeted in Bengali, which roughly translates to, “#Copied A- blood donor is needed for singer Arijit Singh’s mother in Dhakuria Amri tomorrow. Interested donors can contact Nitasha on 8017197476.” 

Arijit gained fame after Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2. Recently, he turned music composer with Netflix’s family Pagglait drama starring Sanya Malhotra. He had dedicated his debut album to his `guide` and academy-award-winning composer A.R. Rahman.

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