One of the giant talents to ever rule the Indian Music Industry for 54 years. Having sung over 40,000 songs in 16 languages, the legend has bid goodbye to this mortal world.
But, he will remain immortal through his music and we will always be grateful for him, for leaving such a lasting impact on us.
Also an actor, he has shown his tremendous acting skills both in serious dramatic roles as well as his comedy timing. He was also voice artist dubbing for Kamal Haasan whenever his films got dubbed to Telugu.
On 8th February 1981, SPB recorded 21 songs for Kannada music director Upendra Kumar from 9am to 9pm straight. Similarly, he has recorded 19 songs in Tamil & 16 songs in Hindi in a single day, which is a record by itself,
In the 90s, SPB became noted as the voice of Salman Khan in Bollywood just like Kishore Kumar getting identified as the voice of Rajesh Khanna.
||Kalaimamani title by Tamil Nadu Government|
||Kannada Rajyothsava Award [Second highest civilian award in Karnataka]|
||Kalaprapoorna [Honorary Doctorate] by Andhra University|
||Kalapradarshini Ghantasala Puraskara|
||National Award for Best Singer. Omkaara Naadhanu - Shankarabharanam [1979 - Telugu]|
||National Award for Best Singer. Tere Mere Beech Mein - Ek Duje Ke Liye [1981 - Hindi]|
||National Award for Best Singer. Vedam Anuvanuvuna - Sagara Sangamam [1983 - Telugu]|
||National Award for Best Singer. Cheppalani Vundi - Rudraveena [1988 - Telugu]|
||National Award for Best Singer. Umandu Ghumandu Ghana Gaj Re Badara - Sangeetha Sagara Ganayaogi Panchakshari Gavayi [1995 - Kannada]|
||National Award for Best Singer. Thanga Thamarai - Minasara Kanavu [1996 - Tamil]|
||Filmfare Best Singer for Dil Deewana from Maine Pyar Kiya|
||Gaana Vidushi title conferred by Ragaswara|
||Lata Mangeshkar Award|
||NTR National Award for his contribution to Indian Cinema|
||Swaralaya - Kairali - Yesudas Award|
- S.P. Balasubramanyam has won Nandi Awards [prestigeous highest award by Telugu government] 25 times.
- S.P. Balasubramanyam has won Tamil Nadu State Film Awards 4 times.
- S.P. Balasubramayam has won Karnataka State Film Awards 3 times.
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