Legendary artist SP Balasubrahmanyam died at a clinic in Chennai today. Subsequent to doing combating COVID-19 for 2 months, the 74- year-old vocalist, prominently known as SPB, tried negative for the lethal infection on September 13, yet his condition crumbled over the previous days. The whole entertainment world is grieving the loss of the notorious vocalist.
In a selective meeting with ETimes, Shekhar Ravjiani, of Vishal-Shekhar notoriety talked about the legend and shared his fondest recollections.
Reacting to the updates on his death, Shekhar stated, “An irreparable loss for us all. His humility, generosity of spirit and heart of gold has touched all our lives deeply. Have always felt blessed that I had the opportunity to record him and witness his magic. Always inspiring us all with his contagious smile and unbeatable energy. Had so much more to learn from you Sir. ”
Vishal-Shekhar had teamed up with the late veteran artist for Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer ‘Chennai Express’. SPB had sung the title track of the film. Coordinated by Rohit Shetty, the film was a gigantic hit in the cinematic world.
On September 24, the emergency clinic gave an explanation that his condition had weakened further. The announcement read, “His condition in the last 24 hours has deteriorated further warranting maximal life support and he is extremely critical.”
The veteran artist recorded over 40,000 tunes in 16 Indian dialects and holds the Guinness World Record for recording the most elevated number of melodies by a vocalist.