Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam died at this time in Chennai. He was 74. The celebrated singer was paid wealthy tributes by politicians and celebrities throughout the nation on social media.
Winner of six National Awards, the celebrated singer had an illustrious profession of over 5 many years. His deep and wealthy voice gave life to over 40,000 compositions in 16 languages. He labored extensively for Ilaiyaraaja, A R Rahman and different composers. He additionally sang for actors Salman Khan and Kamal Haasan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned “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 (sic),” PM Modi tweeted.
With the unlucky demise of Shri SP Balasubrahmanyam, our cultural world is lots poorer. A family identify throughout India, his melodious voice and music enthralled audiences for many years. In this hour of grief, my ideas are together with his household and admirers. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 25, 2020
Home Minister Amit Shah additionally condoled his demise on social media. “Deeply saddened by the passing away of legendary musician and playback singer Padma Bhushan, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam ji. He will forever remain in our memories through his melodious voice & unparalleled music compositions. My condolences are with his family & followers. Om Shanti (sic),” Mr Shah tweeted.
President Ram Nath Kovind in a tweet mentioned: “In the passing of music legend SP Balasubrahmanyam Indian music has lost one of its most melodious voices. Called ‘Paadum Nila’ or ‘Singing Moon’ by his countless fans, he was honoured with Padma Bhushan and many National Awards. Condolences to his family, friends and admirers.”
“My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Mr S. P. Balasubrahmanyam. His songs touched millions of hearts in many languages. His voice will live on,” Congress chief Rahul Gandhi wrote.
My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved household and pals of Mr S. P. Balasubrahmanyam. His songs touched thousands and thousands of hearts in lots of languages. His voice will stay on.#RIPSPB
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) September 25, 2020
“Shocked at the tragic demise of the legendary musician Shri S.P. Balasubrahmanyam. He leaves a void in the world of music that is virtually impossible to fill. #SPBalasubrahmanyam,” Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu wrote on Twitter.
Several Union Ministers – Piyush Goyal, Hardeep Singh Puri, Kiren Rijiju – recalled the contribution of SP Balasubrahmanyam to the world of music.
Saddened at unlucky demise of legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam.
The Padma Bhushan awardee has made lasting contribution to nation’s wealthy musical legacy. His melodious voice will stay on by means of his songs
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) September 25, 2020
We grew up listening to his melodious songs. Deeply saddened by the passing away of legendary playback singer Padma Bhushan, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam ji. My condolences to his household & followers. Om Shanti???? pic.twitter.com/YAokkqy188
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) September 25, 2020
Remembering his interplay with the seasoned artist, chess participant Vishwanathan Anand mentioned he was “one of the nicest persons I have met”. Actor-politician Kamal Haasan additionally condoled the celebrated singer’s demise. “His fame will live for seven generations.”
Shocked on the tragic demise of the legendary musician Shri S.P. Balasubrahmanyam. He leaves a void on the planet of music that’s just about unattainable to fill. #SPBalasubrahmanyampic.twitter.com/JqEsaJoqyD
— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) September 25, 2020
“Grieved to hear of the passing of a true legend of music, SP Balasubrahmanyam. His golden voice will be remembered for generations. Condolences to his family, many admirers and colleagues in the music industry,” West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted this afternoon.
“Be it languages, genre or generations – his music truly knew no boundaries. Such a voice has today become boundless. His countless songs will keep him alive in all our hearts forever. There cannot be another #SPBalasubramanyam ji. Om Shanti,” Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat tweeted.
Ex-prime minister HD Devegowda wrote: “I am severely pained by the sad demise of renowned singer Shri. SP Balasubrahmanyam. Reaching the pinnacle of music in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi is an unassailable achievement. This is a great loss to our nation, especially to the field of music.”
SPB, because the beloved singer was popularly recognized, had been hospitalized after testing constructive for COVID-19. He examined adverse over a month later however couldn’t be taken off the ventilator. On Thursday, the hospital – MGM Healthcare – mentioned in a medical bulletin that Mr Balasubrahmanyam’s situation had worsened within the final 24 hours and that he was on most life help.