SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away: A playlist of the legendary singer's most memorable songs across languages
A Guinness World Record holder for recording the highest number of songs (over 40,000), SP Balasubrahmanyam garnered six National Awards for Best Male Playback Singer for his songs in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi.
SP Balasubrahmanyam died at a private hospital in Chennai on Friday at the age of 74 due to coronavirus-related complications
Legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on Friday. He was 74.
SP Balasubrahmanyam was admitted to a Chennai hospital with mild symptoms of coronavirus last month, but his condition deteriorated after a week, and he had to be shifted to the ICU on 13 August.
The 74-year-old singer, who is undergoing treatment for COVID-19, is currently under observation by the team of experts from critical care, the MGM healthcare said in a bulletin
Music maestro Ilaiyaraaja made news last week, but not for his music. The incident in question happened at a live concert, during which he shouted at a security guard for bringing water to the thirsty VIP singers on stage.
At the start of his USA tour to commemorate half a century of playback singing, S P Balasubrahmanyam has been sent a legal notice by Ilayaraja.
A self-confessed Mohd Rafi fan, it is in Kishore Kumar’s shoes that SP Balasubrahmanyam rightfully fits