The family of Taz Stereo Nation has confirmed that the Indian artist is no longer in a coma.
A statement issued by the family read: “Taz is doing well and no longer in coma, he’s showing signs of improvement every day. Many thanks for all you prayers, well wishes and support in this difficult time. When we have more positive news for you, we will let you know. Thanks again for your positive thoughts.”
The update comes after the singer, 54, was hospitalised earlier this month owing to liver failure which placed him in a coma.
News of Taz’s illness was initially shared on Facebook on 10 March by his close friend Priyanka Timmins who updated fans.
She shared a series of photos with Taz alongside the caption, “I would kindly like to request all my friends to say a little prayer for my close friend and legendary artist Taz Singh #TazStereoNation who is currently fighting for his life he is in a coma on life support (ICU). and needs all your prayers at this moment of time.”
Timmins subsequently informed users in the comments section that Taz suffered liver failure which also affected his kidneys.
Taz is a British singer, composer and actor of Indian descent and is the lead singer of the pop band Stereo Nation which was formed in 1996. He is credited with being the pioneer of cross-cultural Asian fusion music.