Need prayers, not funds for Aadesh Shrivastava: Lalit Pandit

  • IANS, Mumbai
  • Updated: Sep 04, 2015 12:39 IST
Doctors say Aadesh Shrivastava is in a terminal stage of cancer. He has composed music for films like Chalte Chalte, Baabul, Baghban, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham and Raajneeti.

The family of Bollywood singer-composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who is in a critical condition and battling cancer, said the family isn't in need of funds. What Aadesh needs is the prayers and blessings of people, his family said. His brother-in-law and composer Lalit Pandit, from the Jatin-Lalit duo, said that the family is not reeling under a financial crunch, as media reports are indicating.

"We are not seeking help from the industry. We don't need money, we need prayers from people. We don't need funds and we have never asked for funds from anybody," said Lalit over phone.

Shrivastava, whose cancer has relapsed for the third time, is undergoing treatment in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here since the last 44 days.

Aadesh Shrivastava in terminal stage: Lalit Pandit

Lalit also refuted a news report claiming that the family has turned to a Himachal Pradesh-based Tibetan monk Yeshi Dhonden, known for using ancient Tibetan herbal therapies, to cure the disease.

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