Veteran singer SP Balasubrahmanyam died on September 25, 2020 at the age of 74 at a hospital in Chennai. The singer had excelled in several fields -- be it playback singing, composing music, acting or dubbing. Popularly referred to as SPB, he won six National Film Awards for Best Male Playback Singer and even got a mention in the Guinness Book of World Record for recording 40,000 songs.
He had a great Bollywood journey as a playback singer with hits that still remains in the hearts of many. Let’s take a look at our best five picks from his filmography in the Hindi film industry that is hard to skip:
- Pehla Pehla Pyar Hai
A beautiful and romantic song that invokes the memories of first love in anyone. The magic is done by the soothing voice of SPB. The song appeared in the movie Hum Aapke Hain Koun in 1994 starring Salman Khan and Madhuri Dixit
- Dil Deewana
An iconic song which won SPB Filmfare Awards in the year 1989. The song came in the movie Maine Pyar Kiya which had Salman Khan and Bhagyashree in lead roles.
- Didi Tera Devar Deewana
This song has been an all -time super-hit song by SPB and Lata Mangeshkar from the movie Hum Aapke Hain Koun released in 1994. The energetic feel of the song makes everyone to dance on its tunes.
- Mere Rang Mein Rangne Wali
It’s one of the super-hit romantic songs in Hindi sung by SPB. The song appeared in the movie Maine Pyar Kiya with Salman Khan and Bhagyashree as leads in the year 1989.
- Tere Mere Beech Mein
An evergreen romantic song that always takes everyone back to the trails of their own love story. It came in the movie Ek Duuje Ke Liye starring Kamal Hassan and Rati Agnihotri in 1981. SPB was nominated for the song at the Filmfare Awards.