Famous singer battling Corona virus. S. P. Balasubramanian dies, funeral to be held today
Sources close to Balasubramanian's family said that Balasubramanian's funeral will be held on Saturday. Balasubramanian died on Friday. He was confirmed to be infected with the Coronavirus on August 5.
With his velvet voice, the famous singer who ruled the hearts of millions of fans for five decades. S.P. Balasubramanian died in a private hospital on Friday. He was undergoing treatment here after being hit by the coronavirus in August. The last rites will be performed at 11 am today at the farmhouse of the late singer in Pakkam, 34 km from Chennai.
The MGM Hospital said in a statement that the 74-year-old singer's condition had worsened on Thursday and he breathed his last at one and four minutes this afternoon. However, the hospital says that he was found to be infection-free in the Kovid-19 investigation that took place on September 4.
Balasubramanian has sung more than 40 thousand songs
Balasubrahmanyam won millions of hearts with his singing over his five-decade-long career. SPB, which has sung more than 40 thousand songs, has been awarded the National Award six times. He was also awarded the Padma Shri in 2001 and the Padma Bhushan in 2011. He is survived by his wife, a son, and a daughter. Balasubramaniam, popularly known as SPB, in an interview expressed regret over not being able to see his children growing up due to hard work.
Balasubramanian's son said - his songs will always be alive in the hearts of fans
Giving information about the death of Balasubramanian, his son, and filmmaker SP Charan said that his songs will always be alive in the hearts of the fans of the father. Charan also thanked all the people who prayed for Balasubramaniam's health, doctors, nurses treating him, and all the administrative staff.
MGM Healthcare said- Balasubramanian's heart stopped working. MGM Healthcare said in a statement that despite all efforts Balasubramanian's condition deteriorated further this morning and his heart stopped working. "We have to tell with great sadness that he passed away at 1.45 pm," he said. The hospital has expressed deep condolences to her family, friends, and fans.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister said- Balasubramanian's funeral will be done with police honors. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said here on Friday that the funeral of famous singer SP Balasubramaniam will be performed with police honors, he announced this in an official release. The Chief Minister said that Balasubrahmanyam has made a permanent place in the hearts of the people not only of Tamil Nadu but the entire country. He said that he would be cremated with police honors while showing respect to Balasubramanian.