Veteran playback singer and actor SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away on Thursday evening. He was 74. The news was confirmed by his son SPB Charan while speaking to media persons outside the hospital a short while ago.
A press release put out last evening by the private hospital in Chennai where he has been admitted said that SPB as he is called, was extremely critical. His condition in the last 24 hours had deteriorated further warranting maximal life support. A team of experts was closely monitoring his health.
On September 7, his son Charan had announced that SPB had tested negative for the novel coronavirus.
The veteran singer got himself admitted to hospital on August 5 after he developed symptoms of Covid-19.