Indian Premier League founder Lalit Modi said on Instagram on Friday that he was on 24/7 oxygen support after suffering from both “Covid-19 and deep pneumonia”. In a series of messages, Lalit opened up about his condition and said he was in Mexico when he contracted the infection and has now arrived in London by air ambulance. Lalit said he “needed time to recover” and thought his condition was “touch and go”, but his children and friends rallied behind him in support. Many celebrities have commented on Lalit’s posts, including actor Rajeev Sen, brother of Lalit’s alleged girlfriend Sushmita Sen. Read also : Rajeev Sen reacts to people trolling his sister Sushmita Sen for dating Lalit Modi
Sharing a series of photos and videos of himself from the hospital, Lalit wrote: “After three weeks of confinement with a double Covid-19 in two weeks accompanied by flu and deep pneumonia – and after having tried several times to leave Finally landed by air ambulance accompanied by two doctors and a super efficient superstar son, who did so much for me in London.Flight was fine.Unfortunately still on external oxygen 24/7… Former cricketer Harbhajan Singh commented on his post, “Get well soon.” Rajeev Sen also wished Lalit well and wrote, “Wishing you a speedy recovery Lalit. Stay strong.”
Sharing her photo from an airport, Lalit wrote in another Instagram post: “With my two saviors. The two doctors followed me seriously for three weeks, treated me 24/7. One based in Mexico City, from whom I was being treated and the other my doctor from London, who specifically flew to Mexico City to accompany me to London. I have no words to describe how they sacrificed their time etc. to get me out. Still need time to recover. Currently on external oxygen 24/7. I was, I thought, touch and go. But my kids and friends and my close friend @harish_salve_ who were all with me for two of my three weeks, fully by my side. They are all my family and a part of me. God protects you. I doe…”
Lalit Modi announced her relationship with Sushmita Sen in July last year. He made the revelation, while sharing a series of photos on his social media accounts, and called Sushmita his “better half”. He had also changed his Instagram profile picture, which was with Sushmita, as well as his bio, which had a line about him. A few months later, Lalit deleted her Instagram profile picture with Sushmita and also changed her bio, leading to breakup rumours. Sushmita has neither confirmed nor denied the alleged relationship or breakup.