Fashion designer Rohit Bal critical, put on ventilator support: Reports
Fashion designer Rohit Bal is battling a critical health condition at Medanta Hospital in Gurugram, media reports said.
The designer is in the ICU and has been put on the ventilator on November 23, sources told Hindustan Times.
According to reports, he has pre-existing cardiac condition.
"Bal was rushed to the hospital by model Suraj Dhalia three days ago. His heart was sinking and he was unconscious. His pacemaker gave seven shocks. He was initially taken to Moolchand and when his condition deteriorated, he was rushed to Medanta," a close friend told the newspaper.
Rohit Bal, 62, started his career in 1986.
Born in Srinagar into a Kashmiri Pandit family, he received his Bachelor's degree in History from St. Stephens College, University of Delhi.
He went on to study fashion at the National Institute of Fashion Technology in Delhi.
Bal won the 'Designer of the Year' award at the Indian Fashion Awards in 2006.
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