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Friday, August 19, 2022

SP Balasubrahmanyam


Madras Day Celebrations: From tribute to SPB to discussing activism in Tamil cinema music, here’s the complete list of events

August 19, 2022 6:28 pm

The idea of a festival to honour the city was conceived by the city’s famed historian late S Muthiah, journalist Sashi Nair and publisher Vincent D’Souza in 2004.

Kamal Haasan and Mohanlal remember SP Balasubrahmanyam on first death anniversary: 'In our hearts forever'

September 26, 2021 9:35 am

SP Balasubrahmanyam, the singer who was loved for his velvety voice and beautiful melodies passed away on this day, in 2020 due to Covid-19 related complications.

A song is a song is a song and it is always bigger than the singer: Usha Uthup

October 03, 2020 9:11 am

Padma Shri singer Usha Uthup, who will perform along 450-plus artistes to raise funds for artistes at I Believe #ArtMatters gala on October 4, speaks about the past, the present, and the late SP Balasubrahmanyam

Online campaign ‘Bharat Ratna for SP Balasubrahmanyam’ gains steam

October 02, 2020 10:22 am

Not just common people, even Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy and Kamal Haasan have requested the Centre to confer Bharat Ratna on SP Balasubrahmanyam posthumously.

Madhavan: I wish we had celebrated SPB a lot more when he was alive

September 28, 2020 2:58 pm

Actor R Madhavan said that he has lost a sense of comfort with the demise of playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam.

AR Rahman: SP Balasubrahmanyam is part of our culture, victories, devotion and love

September 27, 2020 9:18 am

AR Rahman said instead of brooding over the loss of SP Balasubrahmanyam, we all should celebrate the gift of his voice, the memories and his life.

SP Balasubrahmanyam buried at his farmhouse with state honours

September 27, 2020 9:04 am

SP Balasubrahmanyam was laid to rest at his farmhouse near Chennai on Saturday with a 24-gun salute by Tamil Nadu police.

'A special music session on train': Man recounts meeting with young SP Balasubrahmanyam

September 29, 2020 11:42 am

Sharing that the artiste mesmerised his family with his soulful music, the man now in his late 50s wrote how they didn't realise their "privilege at that time".

SP Balasubrahmanyam's velvety voice was unpretentious and yet grand

September 26, 2020 8:42 am

Widely held as one of the finest male playback singers, SP Balasubrahmanyam in his 50-year-long career transcended language barriers by singing in 16 of them including Hindi, Telugu, Kannada and Tamil among others. He found success in the Hindi film industry and a lot more than just success in south Indian film music.

'Our cultural world is a lot poorer': PM Modi pays tribute to S P Balasubrahmanyam

September 25, 2020 3:57 pm

Balasubrahmanyam, who held sway over millions of fans with his golden voice for over five decades, died at a Chennai hospital where he was being treated for Covid-19 since last month.


Indian celebs who passed away in 2020

November 04, 2020 7:50 pm

Remembering all the Indian celebrities who passed away in 2020.