#SP Balasubrahmanyam

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SP Balasubrahmanyam had no qualms in calling himself an “untrained singer.” (Photo credit: Instagram/SP Balasubrahmanyam)

  • SP Balasubrahmanyam was born on June 4, 1946
  • He had won six National Awards for best playback singer
  • The legendary singer died on September 25, 2020

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SP Balasubrahmanyam recipient of six National Film Awards for Best Male Playback Singer. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ @iamspbofficial)

  • Singing maestro SP Balasubrahmanyam died on September 25 last year at the age of 74
  • He  has sung innumerable hits in 15 languages, including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, and Kannada
  • Balasubrahmanyam has crooned some evergreen songs in Hindi, especially as the voice of Salman Khan

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Bollywood lost many of its gems this year. (Photo Credit: PTI, Instagram/Irrfan Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput, Jaaved Jafri, @varungrover)

  • Actor Rishi Kapoor died aged 67, following a long battle with cancer
  • Sushant Singh Rajput's death sent shockwaves throughout the nation
  • SP Balasubrahmanyam's death has left a void in the music industry

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan called late singer SP Balasubrahmanyam singer a modest man despite towering achievements. (Screengrab: Amitabh Bachchan's Official Blog)

  • Amitabh Bachchan said that SP Balasubrahmanyam had a 'God gifted voice'
  • The singer died on Friday after an over two month-long battle with coronavirus
  • He was 74 at the time of his death

.Tamaraipakkam, Tamil Nadu, India
SP Balasubrahmanyam was brought to his farmhouse near Chennai where people paid their last respects. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • SP Balasubrahmanyam died on Friday at the age of 74
  • Despite the coronavirus scare, people flocked at his Tamaraipakkam home to pay their respects
  • About 500 police personnel were deployed to regulate the unending crowd

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam died on Friday at the age of 74. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@dreamgirlhema)

  • Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam had tested positive for COVID-19
  • "Indian music has lost one of its most melodious voices," said President Ram Nath Kovind
  • "His songs touched millions of hearts in many languages," tweeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SP Balasubrahmanyam was admitted to a hospital in Chennai with mild COVID-19 symptoms on August 5. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ @ispbofficial)

  • Balasubrahmanyam's health started deteriorating on August 13 and was put on life support
  • The 74-year-old singer was admitted to the MGM hospital in Chennai on August 13
  • On September 3, the hospital had said that he was stable, conscious, responsive

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SP Balasubrahmanyam tested positive for coronavirus this month. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ @ispbofficial)

  • SP Balasubrahmanyam continues to be on ventilator support
  • He is being monitored by a team of doctors at a Chennai hospital
  • The singer was admitted to the hospital on August 5

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Veteran playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam is still on ventilator support.(Photo credit: Facebook/ SP Balasubrahmanyam)

  • The hospital said that a team of doctors were closely monitoring SP Balasubrahmanyam
  • His son SP Charan thanked everyone for their prayers
  • His condition was reported to be 'critical' on Thursday

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SP Balasubramanyam has been battling COVID-19 in a Chennai hospital. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ @ispbofficial)

  • SP Balasubrahmanyam's son Charan rubbished a rumor of his father is off ventilator
  • He shared the update on a Facebook message
  • He added that the singer was being monitored at the hospital