The Music Academy in Chennai today, 24 March, revealed that popular Carnatic and playback singer Bombay Jayashri underwent surgery for Aneurysm after suffering a health setback while touring the United Kingdom.
Aneurysm is an excessive localized swelling of the wall of an artery.
In a statement, the Music Academy said the immensely respected singer was stable and recovering well in the UK and that “she requires rest for a couple of days.”
The statement was issued following a request from Bombay Jayashri’s family.
The Academy added that her family also requested privacy and the support of her fans and well-wishers during this period.
The Music Academy also requested people to “ignore messages circulating on social media platforms.”
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The statement comes in the wake of rumours doing the rounds that Bombay Jayashri suffered a brain haemorrhage in her hotel room in London and that she was in a coma.
Rumours were also doing the rounds that the popular singer was found in an unconscious state in her hotel room and that she had to be rushed to the hospital.