Legendary singer S.P. Balasubramaniam’s funeral was held at his Red Hills farmhouse in Thiruvallur. The funeral held Saturday at his farmhouse at Thamarappakkam in Tiruvallur district, 50 km from Chennai.
The singer, whose voice enchanted Indian cinema and music lovers over the last fifty years, was honored with a 72-gun salute by the Tamil Nadu police. Many people, including actor Vijay, came to pay their last respects to the beloved singer. The funeral was with full official honors. His son Charan Balasubramaniam performed the last rites.
Earlier, it was announced that the function would end at 11 a.m., but due to the rush of mourners, the function was delayed.Veteran director Bharathiraja, who was also at the hospital last evening, attended the funeral and, so did singer Mano. Music composer Devi Sri Prasad and comedian Mayilsami were also part of S P Balasubrahmanyam’s funeral.