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SP Balasubrahmanyam dies at 74

SPB’s son SP Charan told reporters at MGM Healthcare in Chennai, “SPB belongs to everyone. He will live on in his songs. My dad passed away at 1.04 pm.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 25, 2020 1:48:36 pm
sp balaSPB had once shared in an interview that he regretted not watching his kids grow up due to his busy schedules, but termed his professional journey as "amazing". (Photo: Instagram/spbalasubrahmanyam).

Singer-actor SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away on Friday following coronavirus complications. He was 74. SPB’s son SP Charan told reporters at MGM Healthcare in Chennai, “SPB belongs to everyone. He will live on in his songs. My dad passed away at 1.04 pm.

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On Thursday, Chennai’s MGM Healthcare had said that the singer’s condition had ‘deteriorated’, and he has been put on ‘maximal life support’.

The statement from the hospital added that SPB’s condition is ‘extremely critical.’

“Thiru SP Balasubrahmanyam, who had been admitted at MGM Healthcare on August 5, remains on ECMO and other life support measures. His condition in the last 24 hours has deteriorated further, warranting maximal life support and he is extremely critical. The team of experts at MGM Healthcare are closely monitoring his health condition,” read the full statement.

SP Balasubrahmanyam was tested positive for COVID positive in the first week of August. He was later shifted to the Intensive Care Unit of MGM Healthcare after his condition had deteriorated.

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