The mortal remains of S.P. Balasubrahmanyam was laid to rest at his farmhouse on the outskirts of Chennai today and the legendary playback singer was given a state funeral with police honours minutes before the cremation. SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away on September 25, 2020 at the age of 74; He died of a cardio-respiratory arrest.
The singer who has 41,000+ songs to his credit spanning a career of 50+ years, had been admitted at MGM Healthcare since August 5, 2020 after testing positive for coronavirus COVID-19. He tested negative for the virus on September 5, 2020 but continued to depend life support on and off since then.
From politicians to film personalities, celebrities and public figures from across India condoled the loss of the veteran singer, who was a well known name across all Indian languages.