The six songs that won SP Balasubrahmanyam national awards

The veteran singer passed away in Chennai on September 25.
SP Balasubrahmanyam and President Pratibha Patil
SP Balasubrahmanyam and President Pratibha Patil
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Mere moments after the news of singer SP Balasubrahmanyam’s passing away, social media has been abuzz with fans talking about their favorite songs sung by the legandary singer. From politicians to actors to singers to the common man, everyone has been reliving their relationship with the singer- off and on screen.

The veteran singer had won five national awards in his career spanning over five decades. Here are the songs for which he was nominated for the National Awards and eventually won. 

‘Omkaara Nadhaanu’ (Sankarabharanam - Telugu) in 1979

‘Tere Mere Beech mein’ (Ek Duuje Ke Liye - Hindi) in 1981

‘Vedam Anuvanuvuna’ (Saagara Sangamam - Telugu) in 1983

‘Cheppaalani Undi’ (Rudraveena - Telugu) in 1988

‘Umandu Ghumandu Ghana Gar Je Badara’ (Sangeetha Sagara Ganayogi Panchakshara Gavai - Kannada) in 1995

‘Thanga Thaamarai’ (Minsaara Kanavu - Tamil) in 1995

SP Balasubrahmanyam died on September 25 at a private hospital in Chennai due to COVID-19 related complications. He was admitted to the hospital on August 5 when he tested positive for coronavirus. 

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