Lata Mangeshkar hale and hearty

Lata mangeshkar
MUMBAI: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who was the victim of an online death hoax, has tweeted that she is hale and hearty.

"Namaskar. Please don’t believe any rumours which are doing the rounds about my health and well-being. All is well, by the grace of god," the 82-year-old Lata wrote on her Twitter page.

Internet was abuzz with rumours Thursday that the singer had passed away. Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar also urged the twitterati to stop spreading false rumours.

"Stop this baseless rumour. Lata didi is absolutely fine and kicking. I just spoke to her," he tweeted.