Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam who is popularly known as SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away at a privately held hospital in Chennai.
At the time of death he was 74 years old. He was born on 4th June 1946 at a place called Nellore. During 1946 Nellore was Madras Presidency of British India Colonial. Now Nellore is a part of Andhra Pradesh
Sir SP Balasubrahmanyam was born in a Telugu family. At a very tender age he developed a fondness towards music. He was a trained singer and musician. He has also studied Engineering.
Because of his love and devotion towards music he became very popular from the beginning itself. He has won lot of awards during the early days of his career by participating in amateur singling competitions.
The legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam died on 25th September 2020. The sad news was shared by his son SPB Charan.
On 5 August 2020, SP Balasubrahmanyam tested positive for COVID-19, he was admitted in a Chennai based private hospital. After a week of his hospitalisation, his health deteriorated and he has to shifted to ICU.
However on 7 September 2020, he was declared COVID-19 negative, but his condition remain critical. He was on ventilator support. After a month long battle, he passed away.
Quick Facts About SP Balasubrahmanyam
|Real Name||Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam|
|Date of Birth||4th June 1946|
|Age||74Years (as in 2020 at the time of death)|
|Birth Place||Nellore, Madras Presidency, British India|
|Date of Death||25th September 2020 (Friday)|
|Profession||Singer, Actor, Music director and Film producer|
|Address||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Debut Movie:||Pellante Noorella Panta, 1969|
SP Balasubrahmanyam Physical Stats
|Height||5 Feet 7 Inches|
|Weight||72 kg (in pounds- 159 lbs)|
|Zara Abid Body Measurements||NA|
S.P. Balasubrahmanyam Family
|Father||S. P. Sambamurthy|
|Sister||S. P. Sailaja|
|Brother||2 Brothers(Jagadish Babu)|
Wife & Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Son Name||SPB Charan|
S.P. Balasubrahmanyam Death
Legendary singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam popularly known as SPB, took his breathed last on 25th September 2020 at a private hospital in Chennai. On 5th August he was admitted to the hospital after he was tested +ve for novel corona virus.
During initial days in hospital he was doing well. But suddenly his health worsened, he had to kept in ventilator. Many fans prayed for his speedy recovery. Looked like god listened to everyones prayer, he was tested negative on 7 th September. But he continued to remain in ventilator. On 25th September doctor’s declared him dead.
Many celebrities such as Lata Mangeshkar, Sachin Tendulkar, Mahesh Babu, A.R rehman, Jackie Shroff etc expressed their condolences via micro blogging site twitter. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also condoled the death of SP Balasubramanyam.
Awards and Honour
In the year 2001 he had received India’s 4th highest civilian award from then President of India His Excellency K. R. Narayanan.
In the year 2011 he had received India’s third-highest civilian award from President of India.
Other than these civilian awards he had received many awards and honours in the field of music.
He had received 6 National Awards for movies such as Sankarabharanam, Ek Duuje Ke Liye, Saagara Sangamam, Rudraveena, Sangeetha Sagara Ganayogi Panchakshara Gavai, Minsaara Kanavu.
He was also recipient of multiple FilmFare awards both at Hindi film industry and Sounth film industry. He had won Nandi Awards for whooping 24 times, Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for 4 times and Karnataka State Film Awards for 3 times.
SP Balasubrahmanyam garu had sang over 40,000 songs in multiple Indian languages like Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, Malayalam, Sanskrit, English and Urdu. Due to his ability of singing in multiple languages he is known as a versatile singer. His voice had a magic.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
SP Balasubramaniam news
The Indian film fraternity and millions of fans saddened by hearing the demise of the great legendary performer sir SP Balasubramaniam. It is a great loss to the film industry as well as music industry.
SP Balasubramaniam family
He was born to Father S. P. Sambamurthy and Mother Sakunthalamma. He was married to Savitri Balasubrahmanyam. He has 2 children. Son name is SP Charan and Daughter name is Pallavi Balasubrahmanyam.
How many songs did sp balasubramaniam sing ?
He has sang more than 40,000 songs in various Indian languages.
SP Balasubramaniam hit songs !
It is very difficult to find few number of hit songs of SPB garu. He has given hundreds of hit songs. However our personal favourites are
– Pehla Pehla Pyar Hai
– Sathiya Ye Tune Kya Kiya
– Roja Jaaneman Tu Hi
Final Words !
We will definitely going to miss your voice. You were a singing legend for multi decades. You left us today, but our next seven generation will keep you in our minds through your voice.