Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam fondly called as SPB by his fans breathed his last on Friday after 43 days of battle for life.
The 74-year-old singer, actor, music director, dubbing artist and film producer was pronounced dead at 1.04 PM hours after he tripped into coma on Thursday. Taking to the media waiting at the MGM Hospital, the singer’s son SP Charan announced the news.
Balasubrahmanyam has been in hospital since August 5 after testing positive for COVID-19. He also said that though doctors advised home quarantine and medications, he decided to get admitted to hospital. He was later shifted on life support and moved to the Intensive Care Unit after his health deteriorated for the first time on August 13th.
He is survived by wife Savitri and his two children – daughter Pallavi and son SP Charan. His last rites will be performed by his son, Charan.