Mumbai: Playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam passed away at the age of 74 on Friday.
The veteran singer's health deteriorated on Thursday evening and had been put on maximal life support. The doctors at the hospital had released an official statement mentioning that the singer is extremely critical and need close monitoring of his health.
“Thiru SP Balasubrahmanyam who had been admitted at MGM Healthcare on August 5th remains on ECMO and other life support measures. His condition in the last 24 hours has deteriorated further warranting maximal life support and he is extremely critical. The team of experts at MGM Healthcare are closely monitoring his health condition,” read the official statement
On Aug 5th, in a Facebook post, the 74-year-old SPB said he was suffering from a very mild attack of coronavirus and got himself hospitalized to take rest. He said though the doctors had advised him to stay at home and take rest, he decided to be in a hospital as at home his family members would be very much concerned. He had hoped to be discharged from the hospital in two days.