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Veteran singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away at 74

SP Balasubrahmanyam was admitted to MGM Healthcare hospital in Chennai on August 5 after testing positive for the novel coronavirus

Veteran singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away at 74-snj
Bengaluru, First Published Sep 25, 2020, 1:21 PM IST
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Chennai: Renowned singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away on September 25 (Friday) in Chennai. The singer was improving in the last couple of weeks, but his condition worsened on September 23.

On September 24, the medical bulletin from MGM Healthcare Hospital in Chennai said Balasubrahmanyam is extremely critical and on maximal life support.

Also read: SP Balasubramaniam tests negative for coronavirus

The hospital statement read, "Thiru SP Balasubrahmanyam who had been admitted at MGM Healthcare on August 5th, remains on ECMO and other life support measures. His condition in the last 24 hours has deteriorated further warranting maximal life support and he is extremely critical. The team of experts at MGM Healthcare are closely monitoring his health condition."

The famous playback singer was admitted on August 5 to MGM hospital after he tested positive for COVID-19. On August 13, his condition worsened.

When the singer's condition became serious by August 20, fake messages regarding his health started to float.

Following this, SP Balasubrahmanyam's son SP Charan issued a clarification and asked people not to fall for such rumours and also asked the media to restrain themselves from putting out false news.

Charan has been regularly posting video messages on the health developments of his father. 

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