Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam dies at 74
Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam dies at 74

Veteran playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, fighting coronavirus since last month died on Friday. A bulletin from MGM Healthcare in Chennai on Thursday stated that his condition was deteriorated, warranting maximal life support.

Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, who was admitted to a Chennai hospital after testing positive for the novel coronavirus was in serious condition since August.

The 74-year-old was being treated by a set of doctors and his haemodynamic and clinical parameters were closely monitored.

In early days of August, the legendary singer had posted a video on his Facebook page, saying that he had chest congestion for days, with cold and fever also. He was tested for COVID-19 and found positive. He chose to stay in the hospital for recovery and also to keep his family safe.

On Facebook, he said, "I am in good hands. And I have good health. Nobody has to worry about this. Please don't bother to call me to find out how I am. I'm perfectly alright excepting cold and fever. Even the fever has subsided. In two days, I will be discharged and I will be home. Thanks for the concern. Lots of people are calling me. I could not attend so many calls..."

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