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S P Balasubrahmanyam: A youthful voice that transcended language barriers

Balasubrahmanyam's was a voice that transcended the barriers of language and had such a range that it worked on actors across regions and generations

S P Balasubrahmanyam
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Over 50 years, he gave more than 40,000 songs in 16 languages

T E Narasimhan Chennai
Veteran singer S P Balasubrahmanyam, popularly called SPB, died in a Chennai hospital today after battling Covid-19 for over a month. He was 74. He was admitted to MGM Healthcare on August 5 and was shifted to the intensive care unit eight days later as his condition deteriorated. Though he tested negative for the virus in early September, he remained on life support treatment. The hospital said in a statement that he died of a cardio-respiratory arrest.
 
Balasubrahmanyam’s was a voice that transcended the barriers of language and had such a range that it worked on actors across regions and

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First Published: Sep 25 2020 | 10:55 PM IST

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