New Delhi: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Friday expressed his condolences on the death of legendary singer S P Balasubramanyam.
In a condolence message, the PM said, ’’With the unfortunate demise of Mr S P Balasubramanyam, 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.’’
Legendary playback singer S P Balasubramanyam, popularly called as ‘SPB’, who tested positive for COVID-19, died at a private hospital on Friday afternoon after battling for life for 51 days.
In a brief media interaction outside the MGM Healthcare, where SPB was admitted on August 5 after testing positive for corona, his son SPB Charan said, he passed away at 0104 hrs.