SP Balasubrahmanyam, the legendary singer has been hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19. The 74-year-old is in a critical condition and has been admitted to ICU under life support from yesterday (August 14, 2020). As per the latest reports, Balasubrahmanyam's wife Savitri Subrahmanyam has also tested positive for COVID-19.
According to the sources close to the SPB family, Savitri tested positive for coronavirus recently and has been admitted to the hospital for further treatment. Even though there is not any further update regarding her health condition, the sources suggest that her health condition is stable. However, we are awaiting the official statement from the SPB family.
To the uninitiated, SP Balasubrahmanyam revealed that he tested positive for COVID-19, a week ago with a video message posted on his official social media pages. The veteran singer's health condition worsened on August 14, 2020, and he was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) under life support. Later, his son, the popular singer-producer SPB Charan confirmed that his father is stable, with a twitter post.
The renowned celebrities of the Tamil film industry and Indian cinema wished SP Balasubrahmanyam a speedy recovery, through their social media posts. Ilaiyaraaja, the legendary musician posted an emotional video, dedicated to his dear friend Balu. AR Rahman, on the other hand, requested his fans and followers to pray for the legendary singer, through his social media post.