Legendary playback singer, music director, dubbing artist, actor, and film producer SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away in Chennai on Friday afternoon due to a cardio-respiratory arrest and his final rites took place at his farmhouse in Tamaraipakkam on the outskirts of Chennai with full state honors. The celebrities from the film industry like directors Bharathiraaja and Ameer, playback singer Mano, Tamil actor Vijay and Arjun, and music director Devi Sri Prasad have paid their last respects to the legendary singer SPB. After hearing the news of demise of SPB, the singer P Susheela turned emotional. She was very close to SPB, both were good friends. Together, SP Balasubrahmanyam and Susheela sang hundreds of memorable duets in Telugu and other languages.
P Susheela shared a video and said that music fans across the world are in tears to know that SP Balasubrahmanyam is no more.
P Susheela remembered her association with SP Balasubrahmanyam and said that she still can’t digest the fact that he passed away.
The playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam also won Guinness World Record for recording the highest number of the songs. SPB won six National Film Awards for Best Male Playback Singer for his songs in 4 different languages (Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Hindi), as well as 25 AP state Nandi Awards for his work in Telugu cinema.