Sandhya Mukhopadhyay passes away at 90
Kolkata: Legendary Bengali singer Sandhya Mukherjee, who worked with leading music directors such as SD Burman, Naushad and Salil Chaudhury, died on Tuesday evening following a massive cardiac attack, said an official of the hospital where she was admitted.
Sandhya Mukherjee was 90. She left behind a daughter.
She was in hospital since the last week of January due to ill health. She was put on vasopressor support earlier in the day as her blood pressure dropped.
"She suffered a massive heart attack at around 7.30 PM following which she expired," the senior hospital.
The singer had tested positive for Covid-19 along with cardiac ailments, multi-organ dysfunction and fracture in the femur bone due to a fall.
The Bengali singer Mukherjee, was in the news after she refused an offer to accept the Padma Shri award which was given by the government of India.