Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passes at 74; PM Modi, Salman Khan, Lata Mangeshkar Mourns the loss

Bollywood: Legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away on September 25 at the age of 74. The singer had been at MGM Healthcare in Chennai since August 5 after he tested positive for coronavirus.

The official statement from MGM Healthcare said that despite maximum life support, the singer died of a cardio-respiratory arrest. He had tested negative for Covid-19 on September 5.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his condolences, said that ” with the unfortunate demise of SP Balasubrahmanyam, our cultural world is a lot poorer.”

Salman Khan said that “Heartbroken to hear about #SPBalasubrahmanyam sir… you will forever live on in your undisputed legacy of music! condolence to the family #RIP” 

Akshay Kumar expressed his grief over the sad demise of veteran playback singer “Deeply saddened to hear about the demise of Balasubrahmanyam ji”

Lata Mangeshkar said that “I am very distressed to hear the news of the death of talented singer, sweet-spoken, very good person Sp Balasubrahmanyam ji.”

Music maestro AR Rahman said he is devastated with the death of SPB

Suresh Raina also took to his twitter account to express his grief over the singer’s death ” Saddened to hear the demise of such a legendary singer #SPBalasubramanyam.”

South famous actress and Kamal Haasan’s daughter Shruti in a tweet thanked him “for your artistry and your kind words.”

The 74-year-old sang over 40,000 songs in a career spanning nearly 55 years. The news led to an outpour of tributes and condolences on social media.

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