Singer Arijit Singh’s mother who was recently admitted to a hospital in Kolkata after contracting the novel Coronavirus, passed away on Thursday. Her health condition was reported to be extremely critical and breathed her last today around 11 am, reported India Today.
The news of her hospitalisation was first shared by actress Swastika Mukherjee and filmmaker Srijit Mukherji a few days ago. The celebrities had shared on their respective social media handles that the singer’s mother is in need of A negative blood donor.
Like other celebrities, Dil Bechara actress actress was using her social media handle to amplify the calls for medical help.
Swastika took to Instagram and requested people to help Arijit Singh’s mother. “Need A- blood for singer Arijit Singh’s mother, admitted in Amri Dhakuria. Need it today. Pls contact @swatihihihi with verified MALE DONORS (sic),” Swastika’s post read.
Meanwhile, Srijit Mukherji had also appealed for help on social media through a tweet 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.”