Legendary singer SP Balasubramaniam who was getting treatment since August 5 due to the infection COVID 19 virus, died at MGM hospital. Director Venkat Prabhu confirmed the news by posting a tweet. “#RIPSPB 1:04pm” he posted the tweet indicating the exact death time of the epitome of singing. Kamal Haasan who collaborated with him in several projects visited the MGM hospital last night to see SP Balasubramaniam for one last time.
#RIPSPB 1:04pm— venkat prabhu (@vp_offl) September 25, 2020
Music lovers, SPB fans, cinema stars and several other people who belong to various field shattered on hearing the news. SP Balasubramaniam who was admitted to hospital due to COVID 19 infection, faced setback in the improvement of his health last month. The MGM Healthcare where the singer has been undergoing treatment released a statement saying that the singer is currently critical and has moved to the Intensive care unit. At that time, entire film fraternity prayed for the recovery of him.
Now, after more than a month, the news about his death has been surfaced.
அன்னைய்யா S.P.B அவர்களின் குரலின் நிழல் பதிப்பாக பல காலம் வாழ்ந்தது எனக்கு வாய்த்த பேறு.— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) September 25, 2020
ஏழு தலைமுறைக்கும் அவர் புகழ் வாழும். pic.twitter.com/9P4FGJSL4T
Deeply saddened by the passing away of legendary musician and playback singer Padma Bhushan, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam ji. He will forever remain in our memories through his melodious voice & unparalleled music compositions. My condolences are with his family & followers. Om Shanti— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) September 25, 2020
#RipSPB sir 💔💔💔— aishwarya rajessh (@aishu_dil) September 25, 2020
This 2020 is cursed. SPB sir, what a huge loss. Thank you SPB sir for your music. There can never be another one like you. A legend who’s voice will live with us forever. Rest in peace Sir. pic.twitter.com/OiNpUfwC2v— RJ Balaji (@RJ_Balaji) September 25, 2020
Mannin meedhu manidhanukkaasai— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) September 25, 2020
Manidhan meedhu mannukkaasai
Mann dhaan kadaisiyil jeikiradhu
Idhai manam dhaan unara marukkiradhu…
Your songs will live on forever. Rest in peace Legend! #RIPSPB pic.twitter.com/8r9dnfGfBT
Oru Sahabdham samaptam.— Chinmayi Sripaada (@Chinmayi) September 25, 2020
Thank you for the memories. Thank you for showing that a singer can be a fantastic singer, act, voice act, produce, compose & more. You lived and how! Your art will live for aeons and I’ll always celebrate you. #SPB
Rest in peace #SPB garu. Very sad to hear this devastating news of the greatest, the legendary #SPBalasubrahmanyam passing away. We were so hopeful that he was on the path to recovery. pic.twitter.com/SnpXYWOXmh— Shreya Ghoshal (@shreyaghoshal) September 25, 2020
Someone so special can never be forgotten, may his soul rest in peace my deepest condolences to the family….#ripspb sir.— Ramya Krishnan (@meramyakrishnan) September 25, 2020
Sad to hear the Demise of the legendary singer – SPB, his songs will echo through time, condolences to his family and close friends 🙏! Om Shanti— Kris Srikkanth (@KrisSrikkanth) September 25, 2020
#RIPSPB sir 😔— Shanthnu 🌟 ஷாந்தனு Buddy (@imKBRshanthnu) September 25, 2020
இன்று நாம் மற்றொரு இசை மேதையை இழந்துவிட்டோம் 💔
ஆனால் நம்முடைய கடைசி மூச்சு வரை அவர் என்றென்றும் நம் இதயத்தில் வாழ்வார்
Listening to his voice❤️💔
Will miss you sir 😔 pic.twitter.com/lGfCjh8W1U
This year has really hit hard. We have lost a true LEGEND who touched the hearts and souls of everyone with his voice! There will never be another like him.— Gautham Karthik (@Gautham_Karthik) September 25, 2020
Rest in Peace sir, my condolences to the family.#RIPSPB #LegendSPB pic.twitter.com/frAeuPlJcp
You will always live within us sir!!😪#RIPSPB— ArunVijay (@arunvijayno1) September 25, 2020
Sad and a heartbreaking day #SPBalasubrahmanyam . Lived his life beautifully, contributing to society his passion and music. His voice will live on forever. May he rest in peace 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏— Radikaa Sarathkumar (@realradikaa) September 25, 2020
Rest In Peace the Legend SPB sir…. 🙏— karthik subbaraj (@karthiksubbaraj) September 25, 2020
You’ll live forever and forever in our hearts, through your art sir. Truly heartbroken.. the loss is irreplaceable. RIP, condolences to the family and friends. #SPBalasubramaniam #SPB pic.twitter.com/JyVYcKQbqU— Ashok Selvan (@AshokSelvan) September 25, 2020
You will live forever in our hearts through your euphonious voice sir 🙏🏼 Rest in peace #SPBalasubrahmanyam sir— Jayam Ravi (@actor_jayamravi) September 25, 2020
One of the greatest singers of all time, #SPBalasubramaniam sir’s soulful voice will remain in our hearts forever! He is irreplaceable. Condolences to his family & loved ones.— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) September 25, 2020
Deeply saddened by the loss of #SPBalasubramaniam sir.. thankyou for your artistry and your kind words.may the halls of heaven be filled with your resplendent voice. You were family and the loss is heartbreaking— shruti haasan (@shrutihaasan) September 25, 2020
For me personally, I remember coming to your house the one time and you politely obliged me by singing a few lines of my favourite songs. Will never ever forget that day.— DK (@DineshKarthik) September 25, 2020
SPB sir ,am not gonna lie , I wanted to do that just once more,well,alas , it will remain a lifelong
My heart is broken in to a million songs!— Nani (@NameisNani) September 25, 2020
The only time I called home and told Anju to get Junnu to shoot was when I was shooting with Balu gaaru .. told her he needs to have a picture with the Legend.
He will be celebrated as long as music lives! pic.twitter.com/JJ6MsupuNl
Music will miss you #SPBalasubramaniam— Raja yuvan (@thisisysr) September 25, 2020
Dearest SPB sir,— Trish (@trishtrashers) September 25, 2020
This feels like such a personal loss💔
I am honoured and proud to have been part of films in which you sung.
Thank you for the music🎶🙏🏻
Legends are forever.
Heartbroken!! RIP SP Balu garu. pic.twitter.com/YTgZEBdvo9— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) September 25, 2020
#RIPSPB 🙏 Your voice will stay with us through your songs. Condolences to his loved ones.— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) September 25, 2020
Let us pray for the soul of the legendary singer to rest in peace !!