Cricket fraternity mourns the demise of veteran singer SP Balasubrahmanyam

Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, popularly known as SPB, passed away on Friday (September 25) in Chennai.

SP Balasubrahmanyam
SP Balasubrahmanyam. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The year 2020 is wreaking havoc in all senses, and every other day adds up to the miseries. Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, popularly known as SPB, passed away on Friday (September 25) in Chennai. The utmost famous singer was admitted to MGM Healthcare Hospital on August 5, after he was detected positive for COVID-19. Nine days later, his condition worsened, and he was shifted on life support on August 14.

The 74-year-old singer was showing signs of recovery, and he was expected to get recovered fully before he succumbed to his critical conditions. He was going through some chest discomfort for the past few days before he was finally admitted to the hospital. It was detected to a mild coronavirus, but the sudden news of death has shaken the world brutally.

“Last two to three days I have been having a little discomfort. Discomfort means little chest congestion, which for a singer is nonsense. But I didn’t want to take it easy, so I went to the hospital and checked. So they said it was just a mild, mild, mild, very mild positive of the corona. They said you can stay home and self-quarantine yourself. But I didn’t want to do that. It is very tough in the place with all the family. They are very concerned, they can’t leave you alone. So I got admitted to the hospital,” the legend wrote in his last Facebook post.

SPB’s sparkling career at a glance

SPB was recognized as a favourite and accomplished playback singer, actor, and voice artist. Ruling the singing world with his multitalented personality, he sang over 40,000 songs in various languages. In a glorious career of 50 years, he saw singing in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi. His unmatchable contribution to this industry earned him a lot of honours. He was honoured with Padma Bhushan and also registered his name in the Guinness Book of World Records for recording the maximum number of songs in one day.

When the Tamil movie Adimai Penn hit the theatres, it saw the birth of the one legendary singer who was set to rule the world with his vocals. People across the nation are pouring condolences on his sudden demise, let’s check out some tweets from cricketers.

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