Celebrated playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam died on Friday at a hospital here where he was treated for COVID-19 since last month, his family said.
The 74-year old veteran singer, popularly known as SPB, breathed his last at around 1.04 pm, his son and filmmakerS P Charan told reporters here.
SPB, who captivated millions of hearts by his supreme singing talent for over five decades, was admitted to the MGM Healthcare here on August 5 after testing positive for COVID- 19.
He was put on ventilator and ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support after his condition deteriorated). (PTI)
With the unfortunate demise of Shri SP Balasubrahmanyam, our cultural world is a lot poorer. A household name across India, his melodious voice and music enthralled audiences for decades. In this hour of grief, my thoughts are with his family and admirers. Om Shanti.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 25, 2020