He announced he had been diagnosed with Covid-19 on August 5 and had been undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Chennai but died on September 25, 2020. Balasubrahmanyam sang the most songs for Hamsalekha in Kannada. [37][38], Balasubrahmanyam continued to pursue music during his engineering studies and won awards at singing competitions.

The couple celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary in hospital in September 2020. He was the leader of a light music troupe composed of Anirutta (on the harmonium), Ilaiyaraaja (on guitar and later on harmonium), Baskar (on percussion) and Gangai Amaran (on guitar). He enrolled at the JNTU College of Engineering Anantapur with the intention of becoming an engineer. For the Telugu version of Dasavathaaram, he gave voice to seven characters (including the female character) out of ten characters played by Kamal Haasan. Today, everyone is celebrating the occasion of Karwa Chauth and so is Mira. [43][44] The first non-Telugu song that he recorded just eight days after his debut Telugu song was in Kannada in 1966 for the film Nakkare Ade Swarga, starring Kannada comedy stalwart T. R.

On 5 August 2020, Balasubrahmanyam tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to MGM Healthcare in Chennai.

However it was revealed on September 25 that the Bollywood singer had passed away from cardio-respiratory arrest aged 74. Let's work together to keep the conversation civil. [32] He had two brothers and five sisters, including singer S. P.

[9], Balasubrahmanyam began to record more songs in Tamil and Telugu, especially for Ilaiyaraaja with S. Janaki, the trio considered to be highly successful in the Telugu film industry from the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s. Charan's Twitter describes him as a "film maker/ National Award Winner/actor/singer". [10][11]According to some sources, he held the Guinness World Record for recording the highest number of songs by a singer with over 40,000 songs. So scary to hear about #SPBalasubramaniam sir. His singing career started in … to get the latest news, gossip on your favourite stars & oven-fresh movie reviews from top reviewers right in your inbox. SPB was also an accomplished voice actor, dubbing such stars as Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth and Anil Kapoor. He started showing signs of recovery, including light speech and physical activities.

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[84] He was buried at his farm house in Tamaraipakam, Thiruvallur district with state honours on 26 September 2020.[85]. [73] He also dubbed for Ben Kingsley in the Telugu-dubbed version of Gandhi.

Her positive test came after husband SPB was admitted to hospital with the deadly bug. For much of the next decade, Balasubrahmanyam continued as the "romantic singing voice" on the soundtracks of Khan's films. Jr. NTR reaches out to ailing fan through video call, Pooja Hegde wraps up the Italy schedule of Prabhas starrer Radhe Shyam, Poonam Pandey shares a glimpse of her first Karwa Chauth with Sam Bombay after getting booked for shooting a 'vulgar' video in Goa, Kajal Aggarwal and Gautam Kitchlu look straight out of fairytale in their wedding after-party outfits, Karl Urban thanks Indian audience for appreciating superhero series ‘The Boys’, As little sister Khushi Kapoor turns 20, Janhvi Kapoor shares adorable pictures, Chitrangada Satarupa calls for a crackers-free Diwali, ‘Stressed’ Cardi B smokes three cigarettes at once while watching a close fight between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, Judge asks Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to reveal details of the guns and vehicles they own, Watch Latest Telugu Trending Music Video Song 'Chill Bro' From Movie 'Local Boy' Starring Dhanush And Sneha. Today, as everyone is celebrating Karwa Chauth, even the Bollywood celebs have stepped out amid the new normal for the occasion. ", "Waheeda receives Indian Film Personality of the Year award at IFFI", "SP Balasubrahmanyam honoured with centenary award", "SPB wins Padma Bhushan, no Bharat Ratna this year", "Veteran singer SP Balasubrahmanyam donates his ancestral home to Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Math", "Kerala / Thiruvananthapuram News : S.P.Balasubramaniam shares memories with music buffs", "Tamil Cinema news – Tamil Movies – Cinema seithigal", "SP Charan on SPB's health: He's eager to leave the hospital as early as possible", "S. P. Balasubramanyam – Photos and All Basic Informations", "Andhra Pradesh / Ongole News : Telugu will thrive forever, says Balu", "Andhra Pradesh / Hyderabad News : Raja-Lakshmi award for S.P. [47] His first song with S. Janaki was "Pournami Nilavil Pani Vizhum Iravil" in Kannippenn. Please Click Here to subscribe other newsletters that may interest you, and you'll always find stories you want to read in your inbox. Praying for his speedy recovery !!

Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community. [49] He had recorded 21 songs in Kannada for the composer Upendra Kumar in Bangalore from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm on 8 February 1981 and 19 songs in Tamil, 16 songs in Hindi in a day.

He quickly became one of the most sort-after singers in the country with his fans calling him Paadum Nila (Singing Moon).

SP BALASUBRAHMANYAM was one of India’s most well-known and prolific singers, who died from coronavirus at the age of 74. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates. [64][65], Balasubrahmanyam's association with Hamsalekha began after the latter's successful venture Premaloka in Kannada. The … [6][7], He won six National Film Awards for Best Male Playback Singer for his works in four different languages; Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Hindi; 25 Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Awards for his work in Telugu cinema, and numerous other state awards from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

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[17] In 2016, he was honoured with the Silver Peacock Medal as Indian Film Personality of the Year.

Her positive test came after husband SPB was admitted to hospital with the deadly bug.