Articles about SP Balasubrahmanyam

Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam, widely known as SPB, was an Indian playback singer, music director, film producer, TV presenter, actor, and dubbing artist born on June 4, 1946. He made his debut as a playback singer in 1966 with the Telugu film 'Sri Sri Sri Maryada Ramanna'. Balasubrahmanyam rose to international prominence with his songs in the 1980 Telugu film 'Sankarabharanam'. The first Bollywood movie in which he sang was the 1981 film 'Ek Duuje Ke Liye'. In a career spanning nearly five decades, he won six National Film Awards For Best Playback Singer for his works in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Hindi as well as 25 Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Awards for his works in the Telugu music industry. He marked his TV debut by hosting and judging the Telugu musical reality TV show 'Padutha Theeyaga'. SPB died of COVID-19 complications on September 25, 2020. He was honored with Padma Shri in 2001, Padma Bhushan in 2011, and Padma Vibhushan (posthumously) in 2021 by the Government of India.

Film stars who bid adieu this year

25 Dec 2020

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Film stars who bid adieu this year

One year ago, nobody would have believed this list.

TV actor Divya Bhatnagar dies of COVID-19 at 34

07 Dec 2020

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TV actor Divya Bhatnagar dies of COVID-19 at 34

Television actor Divya Bhatnagar, perhaps best known for her role in the show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, has passed away after battling COVID-19.

Sushant Singh Rajput tops Yahoo's most searched personalities' list

02 Dec 2020

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Sushant Singh Rajput tops Yahoo's most searched personalities' list

Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has topped Yahoo's annual list of the most searched personalities of the year.

Chiranjeevi tests positive for COVID-19; quarantined at home

09 Nov 2020

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Chiranjeevi tests positive for COVID-19; quarantined at home

Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

'Baahubali' actor Tamannaah tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to hospital

04 Oct 2020

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'Baahubali' actor Tamannaah tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to hospital

Actor Tamannaah Bhatia has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Bengali actor dies of kidney failure due to keto diet

03 Oct 2020

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Bengali actor dies of kidney failure due to keto diet

Bengali actor Mishti Mukherjee has died, a statement from her representatives confirmed on Saturday.

"Offensive, hurtful": SPB's son refutes rumors about his medical bills

28 Sep 2020

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"Offensive, hurtful": SPB's son refutes rumors about his medical bills

SP Charan, singer-actor and son of legendary playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, has refuted the rumors being circulated about his father's hospital bills, terming them as, "offensive and hurtful."

SP Balasubrahmanyam's funeral held with police honors

26 Sep 2020

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SP Balasubrahmanyam's funeral held with police honors

Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's last rites were held in Chennai on Saturday afternoon along with a 72-gun salute by the Tamil Nadu Police.

Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away due to COVID-19 complications

25 Sep 2020

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Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away due to COVID-19 complications

Veteran playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, fondly known as SPB, has passed away. He was 74 years old.

Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

24 Aug 2020

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Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

On Monday, news in the world of entertainment was about a fresh teaser release, an update on the latest edition of Amitabh Bachchan-hosted KBC, and some more developments in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Entertainment round-up: Kangana attacks Karan Johar, and more

18 Aug 2020

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Entertainment round-up: Kangana attacks Karan Johar, and more

On Tuesday, news in the world of entertainment was about Kangana Ranaut launching a fresh attack at Karan Johar, a major movie announcement, and some more developments in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

14 Aug 2020

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Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

On Friday, news in the world of entertainment was about COVID-19 bringing more concerns, an exciting movie announcement, a fresh trailer release, and some new developments in late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

COVID-19: Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's health critical, on life support

14 Aug 2020

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COVID-19: Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's health critical, on life support

Veteran playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's health deteriorated last night. He has since been shifted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Chennai's MGM Healthcare facility.