Anil Kapoor remembers SP Balasubrahmanyam: His magical voice made so many careers of leading men and I am one of them
Anil had played the lead in Pallavi Anu Pallavi (1983), his first and only Kannada film, whose soundtrack featured SPB on two songs
Actor Anil Kapoor has penned a tribute to SP Balasubrahmanyam, who passed away at 74 on Friday. Anil played the lead in Mani Ratnam’s 1983 Kannada film Pallavi Anu Pallavi, and SPB had voiced the songs Naguva Nayana and O Premi O Premi on the soundtrack, which was composed by Ilaiyaraaja.
Sharing the music video of Naguva Nayana, Anil tweeted,
#SPBalasubramanyam’s magical voice made so many careers of leading men and I am one of them... still can’t get over that he’s no more but his songs will live on forever... a tribute to the magic of #SPBalasubramanyam and Illiaraja... https://t.co/1mUYBsrnCf
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) September 26, 2020
SPB’s last rites were performed at his farmhouse near Thamaraipakkam, Tirvallur, on Saturday. The legendary singer received full state honours from the Tamil Nadu government.