Singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam succumbs to COVID-19
Legendary singer, S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, who was hospitalised in August after testing positive for COVID-19, died this afternoon (25) at a private hospital in Chennai at the age of 74.
Balasubrahmanyam was hospitalised in August at MGM Healthcare after testing positive for COVID-19, and while he reportedly did well initially, he took a turn for the worse and was put on a ventilator and ECMO support.
On 07 September, he tested negative for COVID-19 but continued to be on the ventilator and ECMO even as he participated in passive physiotherapy.
To date (25), he has sung over 40,000 songs in as many as 16 languages including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi.
(Source: The Hindu)