Prime News, National, Cinema, Singer, Chennai, September 26:- The mortal remains of the legendary playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam have been laid to rest with the Tamil Nadu state police honours. The burial took place at his farm house at Thamaraypakkam in Tiruvallur district, about 45 kilometers off Chennai this afternoon. His son SPB Charan, performed the rituals. Thousands of people bid him farewell, choked with emotion.
Several leaders and film personalities paid their last respects to SPB at his Chennai residence on Friday. The police had a tough time in regulating the unceasing crowds of people who gathered there to have a last glimpse of the veteran singer. Later, when the van carrying the casket moved to the farm house, thousands more lined up along the road and showered flower petals. At the farmhouse in Thamaraipakkam, the public were regulated to control the crowds.
After the purohits performed the rituals, the ceremonial police paid the 72-gun salute and the mortal remains of the legendary singer were buried. More than three generations of people grew up by listening to the songs in the sweet and magical voice of the great legend that was SPB. Millions identify the milestones in their personal lives with his songs. The ocean of music has stopped its waves. However, the musical waves he has created will reverberate in the ears of millions of people, for hundreds of years to come. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)