Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam was admitted to hospital recently and his son SP Charan has been giving updates his father’s heath status through his social media page. The 74-year-old singer had shared the news of him contracting Corona Virus infection in a video message on Facebook. He said he got himself tested after experiencing chest congestion along with cold and fever. However, his condition deteriorated by August 14 and he was put on life support. Music maestro Ilaiyaraaja came up with an emotional video in which he was asking the singer to get well soon. Rajinikanth, too, posted a video on his Twitter account, wishing a speedy recovery to the singer. Then actors like Sivakumar and Bharathiraaja had released video statements for SPB’s speedy recovery. Wishes are pouring in from all quarters of the world for SPB. Meanwhile, director AR Murugadoss has asked all fans to unite for a joint prayer on her 20th of August - “SPB sir, The legendary singer who has given us immense happiness & joy since our childhood. Let us all unite and pray for him together for his speedy recovery on 20/08/20 Thursday 6 PM In India - 8:30 AM in USA- 4:30PM in Dubai #LetsPrayForSPB #GetWellSoonSPB” 

Veteran playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam continues to be on life support in the Intensive Care Unit as of yesterday. He remains stable and the doctors are closely monitoring his clinical parameters. SPB’s sister had released an audio statement in which she had said that SP Balasubrahmanyam is off the ventilator but SP Charan later clarified that the news is false and he still remains on the ventilator and his condition hasn’t improved much and continues to be the same as the previous day. SPB Charan’s statement from yesterday reads as follows: “He is been scrutinized by the doctor at the MGM Health centre. He is been taken care of really well. We are again confident and the prayers are working which are helping us and are helping him on his recovery path. Keep the prayers coming and we thank everyone as a family for all the love and concern. Keep them coming. Thank you so very much." We hope he gets better very soon.