Shri S.P.Balasubrahmanyam (74), the veteran singer and the inspiration of lakhs of music lovers all over the world passed away today at a Chennai Hospital. He was under treatment for Covid 19 for the last more than one month. He has songs to his credit in many languages, including all south Indian languages and was a natural singer, who captivated all those who heard him. He was awarded Padmashree and Padmabhushan awards earlier. S.P.B., as he was popularly called, holds the Guinness record for singing more than 40,000 songs. His death is a great loss to the country. AIBDPA expresses its extreme sadness and convey heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and friends.