Mumbai, Sep 24 Renowned ghazal singer Jagjit Singh continues to be critical in the Lilavati Hospital, where he was admitted and underwent surgery Friday, a hospital trustee said Saturday.
Further details of his condition were not revealed. 'We have to respect the patient's privacy,' managing trustee Niket V. Mehta said.
'Jagjit Singh's condition continues to remain critical,' Mehta told IANS Saturday afternoon.
The 71-year-old Singh is currently in the ICU after undergoing emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage Friday evening.
Singh and maestro Ghulam Ali were scheduled to perform at a concert in Shanmukhananda Hall in central Mumbai. The performance was cancelled.
Singh has been suffering from high blood pressure since the past few years.
Known as 'Ghazal King' of India, Jagjit Singh, and his wife Chitra are considered the pioneers of modern ghazal singing in the country.