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S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 13, 2020

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Short Biography

S. P. Balasubrahmanyam was born on 04-06-1946 in Nellore in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. He was an Indian Playback Singer, Film Actor, Music Director, Voice Artist, Film Producer, Singer, Composer & Television Presenter who was known for his work in Telugu, Kannada, Bollywood, and Tamil cinema.

S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Complete Bio & Career

Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam known as S. P. Balasubrahmanyam was a renowned name in the Indian Film industry. He was mostly referred to as Balu by his loved ones. He had also won “recording highest number of songs” title in Guinness World Record. He originally belonged to Andhra Pradesh, India. He developed an interest in music at a very early age following his father’s footsteps. He learned to play instruments like flute and harmonium.  He completed his education in engineering from Chennai. His first audition “Nilave Ennidam Nerungadhe” was taken by playback singer P.B. Srinivas.

On 15th December 1966, he made his debut in a Telugu film along with his mentor S.P.Kodandapani. He was known to be the singer who recorded the maximum number of songs in one day. Once he recorded 21 songs in just 12 hours. He came to international limelight with the movie Sankarabharanam which was directed by K. Vishwanath. His first work in Hindi movies was EK DOOJE KE LIE by which he received best male playback singer from National awards. In 1989, he gave voice to Bollywood actor Salman Khan in Maine Pyaar Kia and Hum Apke Hain Kaun. Recently he recorded to playback Shahrukh Khan for Chennai Express Title Song. He also became dubbing artist for actors like Kamal Hasan, Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Raghuvardhan, and Rajnikanth. He held the Guinness World Record for singing most songs. In all, he had sung over 10,000 songs. After a gap of nearly 15 years, he recorded a Bollywood song in Shahrukh Khan starer film Chennai Express.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2001 Arts
Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2011 Arts

He received many awards and nominations in his careers. He was a proud recipient of the civilian awards such as Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, 7 National Film Awards, 4 FilmfarAwardsds, 10 South Filmfare awards and many other state awards.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died on 25-09-2020 at the age of 74 at MGM Healthcare, Chennai. He was found Corona positive in early August 2020 and admitted to the hospital. He was found negative from COVID-19 with-in a few days. But, on 25th September 2020, he died by a cardiac arrest.

DEATHDAY 25 September,2020 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Chennai, Tamil Nadu

S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to S. P. Sambamurthy. He had a younger sister named S. P. Sailaja & a brother named Jagadish Babu. He married Savitri and together the couple had one daughter named Pallavi and one son named S. P. Charan who is also a film producer and playback singer.

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Nellore
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School N/A
College Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Sri Sri Sri Maryada Ramanna (1966)
Best Friends Ilaiyaraaja
Salary N/A
Net Worth $22 Million
Official Website http://www.spbindia.com
Best Songs Mere Rang Me Rangne Wali, Mujhse Juda Hokar, Tere Mere Beech Mein, Cheppaalani Undi, and Thanga Thamarai among others


Car Collections Audi Q5 and Mercedes Benz


Favorite Color White, Black, Blue
Favorite Actress Sridevi Kapoor , Ramya Krishnan
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Kamal Haasan , N. T. Rama Rao
Favorite Film Director Kasinathuni Viswanath
Favorite Place Paris
Favorite Dress Suits

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About S. P. Balasubrahmanyam

  • His full name was Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam.
  • S.P. Balasubramaniam became the popular voice of Salman Khan in the decade of 80s and 90s.
  • He was the leader of a light music troupe which had Ilaiyaraaja, Baskar, and Gangai Amaran.
  • He once recorded 21 Kannada songs in a single day which is a record for recording most number of songs in a single day.
  • He had won 6 National Awards.

S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

S. P. Balasubrahmanyam was 74 years 3 months & 21 days old age.