Remembering SP Balasubramanyam On His First Death Anniversary: A Veteran Singer Who Continues To Liv
It’s been a year without SPB - the late legendary singer SP Balasubramanyam, who had a screen career of about 50 years, enthralled everyone as a singer, actor, composer, dubbing artist, and a filmmaker.
Even though he lives through his uncountable songs every single moment, fans are remembering the veteran singer with their heavy hearts on his first death anniversary.
SP Balasubramanyam was an Engineering dropout, and his interest in music drove him into cinema. He learned music from S.P Kodandapani, and he made his Tamil debut with the song ‘Athaanodu Ippadi Irundhu Eththanai Naalaachu’. SPB then grabbed the attention of fans through his magical songs and started receiving massive offers. SP Balasubrahmanyam ruled the cinema industry with his songs for six decades and bagged several awards.
SPB also holds several records as a singer with his countable songs in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi languages, and he bagged the National Award for six times. He had also recorded many songs in a short time and was a favorite for many composers.
SP Balasubrahmanyam was forced to become an actor by Kamal Haasan. But he shined well as an actor too and delivered several lovable performances. He had also scored music for 46 films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi languages.
Being a veteran singer, SP Balasubrahmanyam was giving training to several young talents till his last days. He has motivated many young singers and inspired them to develop their musical skills. He had also worked with several composers yet he never counted popularity.
The 74-year-old singer was tested positive with the Covid19 virus and was admitted to a private hospital. Though he recovered from the pandemic virus, his poor immunity made him stay in the hospital.
After 50 days of treatment at the hospital, SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away on September 25th at 1 PM. The beloved singer left the fans, who wished to see him recover, in shock. (Courtesy: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/)