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Noted ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan admitted to hospital

Eminent ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan was admitted to a private hospital in Karachi after his health deteriorated, news reports said.

world Updated: Feb 13, 2009 14:11 IST

Eminent ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan was admitted to a private hospital in Karachi on Thursday evening after his health deteriorated, news reports said.

The singer was hospitalised following a lung infection and he has been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), The News reported.

Hassan's son Arif Mehdi has requested the Sindh government to bear the expenses for his father's treatment.

Mehdi Hasan has been bestowed with the title 'Shahenshah-e-Ghazal'. He is a former playback singer for Pakistani films.