Legendary singer Bhupen Hazarika is on dialysis at Mumbai hospital.

Bhupen HazarikaMumbai: Legendary singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, endures treatment at a hospital here, is battling for his life and is on dialysis.

“He is not as energetic as he was a few weeks ago. He developed breathing problems on Tuesday. I must say his condition has deteriorated,” said Jayanta Narayan Saha, in-charge of media relations at the hospital.  He, however, said that the singer is not in a coma.

Hazarika’s health deteriorates on Oct 23 after he developed pneumonia. He had to endure a minor surgery whereby doctors placed a food pipe into his system.

The 86-year-old Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner is undergoing treatment at the hospital since June 29 after he complained of breathlessness.

The Padma Bhushan awardee celebrated his birthday this year, miserably in the ICU of the hospital on Sept 8.


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