| Russian singer Eduard Khil who became an internet sensation two years ago is in a coma after a stroke. The 77-year-old stage star is in intensive care as he has suffered irreversible brain damage.|
The Soviet stage legend who rose to international fame in 2010 when his I Am So Happy to Finally Be Back Home scooped the attention of millions around the world, is in St. Petersburg Polenov Scientific Research Institute of Neurosurgery. Medics fighting for Khilís life say several important functions of the singerís brain are irreversibly damaged.
Doctors suggest Trololo manís life could be saved, but he would need urgent surgery, Gazeta.ru reports. Even if the singer survives the operation, there are no guarantees of recovery. Khilís family are searching for extra funds for his treatment and hope that Russiaís new Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova will help.
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Edit: he's confirmed dead now at 77 years old. RIP..., you shall be remembered.