The year 2020 has been the worst to the Indian entertainment industry as the world lost many legendary artists forever. After battling illness for a long time, legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam took his last breath at a private hospital in Chennai on Friday. He was hospitalized in August after testing positive for COVID-19 and initially recovered from the disease. However, the singer was put on ventilator and ECMO support after his health deteriorated.
Many renowned celebrities had visited the singer earlier and wished him a speedy recovery. His death gave a jolt to his fans and the entire entertainment industry. After SP Balasubrahmanyam passed at an age of 74, another legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar took to her social media handle to mourn his untimely demise and penned down a heartfelt note. She remembered him for his greatness and expressed her condolences to his family, a wife and two children.
“Pratibhashaali gayak, madhurbhashi, bahut nek insan SP Balasubrahmanyam ji ke swargwas ki khabar sunke main bahut vyathit hun. Humne kai gaane saath gaaye, kai shows kiye. Sab baatein yaad aarahi hain. Ishwar unki aatma ko shanti de. Meri samvedanaayein unke pariwar ke saath hain,” Lata Mangeshkar tweeted as she bid farewell to the legendary SP Balasubrahmanyam.
Pratibhashaali gayak,madhurbhashi ,bahut nek insan SP Balasubrahmanyam ji ke swargwas ki khabar sunke main bahut vyathit hun.Humne kai gaane saath gaaye,kai shows kiye.Sab baatein yaad aarahi hain.Ishwar unki aatma ko shanti de.Meri samvedanaayein unke pariwar ke saath hain.
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) September 25, 2020
Earlier, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar had paid his condolences to the singer and mentioned that he had attended his virtual concert a few months back. “Deeply saddened to hear about the demise of Balasubrahmanyam ji. Just a few months back I’d interacted with him during a virtual concert in this lockdown.. he seemed hale, hearty & his usual legendary self… life is truly unpredictable. My thoughts & prayers with his family,” the actor wrote.
EntNetwrk remembers Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam for his work and wishes his soul rest in peace.