Nov 02, 2011 at 05:22pm IST

Singer Bhupen Hazarika's condition worsens

New Delhi: Music maestro Bhupen Hazarika condition has worsened, sources claimed on Wednesday, adding that he developed Pneumonia around Diwali.

They said that after developing Pneumonia, Bhupen underwent a surgery.

Sources also said that he had been put on dialysis as both his kidneys have failed.

Singer Bhupen Hazarika's condition worsens

Sources said that Bhupen Hazarika had developed Pneumonia around Diwali.

The 85-year-old was hospitalised in June after he suffered breathing problems.

Hazarika is a noted poet, music composer, singer, actor, journalist, author and filmmaker and has been decorated with several prestigious awards including Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Padma Bhushan and Sangeet-Natak Academy Ratna award.

With additional information from PTI