Veteran playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam aka SPB, battling the novel coronavirus since last month, passed away on 25 September. He was 74.

The legendary singer’s condition deteriorated on September 23 and he was deemed extremely critical, the hospital treating him said.

Taking to Twitter, Director Venkat Prabhu, who is close to SP Charan and his family shared SPB’s death news. Balasubrahmanyam breathed his last at 1:04 pm on Friday.