KATHMANDU: Veteran musician Amber Gurung was admitted to hospital after suffering from problems of digestive system.

The legendary composer, lyricist and singer has been admitted to Haryana-based Medanta Hospital in India “after he had difficulties in digesting food” as per Kishor Gurung, Amber’s eldest son. Taken to New Delhi a week ago, he is currently undergoing treatment at the hospital as per Kishor.

Amber, the former Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Music and Drama, is accompanied by his daughter Alka and son Raju.

A patient of Parkinson’s disease and diabetes, he is “advised to remain at the hospital for two to three weeks for further treatment,” informed Kishor.

The composer of the national anthem Sayaun Thunga Phool Ka Haami, Amber had been admitted to Grande International Hospital, Dhapasi in February 2015 after he fell down at his residence in Budhanilakantha.