S P Balasubrahmanyam, "Your Voice Will Live Forever": Kamal Haasan, Rahman, Dhanush And Other South Stars Lead Tributes
Veteran singer S P Balasubrahmanyam's death has left a void in the music industry which can never be filled. The 74-year-old singer, who was admitted to Chennai's MGM Healthcare hospital on August 5 after testing positive for COVID-19, died on Friday. His death left the South film industry heartbroken with a flood of emotional posts inundating social media. The tributes were led by actor Kamal Haasan, one of S P Balasubrahmanyam's most frequent collaborators. He tweeted: "It's my good fortune that I was the shadow image of S P Balasubrahmanyam's voice for a long time. His fame will live for 7 generations." S P Balasubrahmanyam was identified as the voice of three actors, Kamal Haasan among them - the other two are Rajinikanth and Salman Khan.
Music maestro AR Rahman, who worked closely with S P Balasubrahmanyam in many films starting with Rahman's 1992 debut Roja, shared a picture of himself and the singer and tweeted: "Devastated."