Born : June 04, 1946, First Movie : Pellante Noorella Panta, Recent Release : Manamantha, Coming Movie(s) : Chilkuri Balaji, Moodu Mukkallo Cheppalante, Fans Know Him As : S.P. Balu


Birth name : Born 4 June 1946 (age 69)

Konetammapeta, Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh

Genres Playback singing

Occupation(s) : Singer, actor, music director, film producer

Years active : 1965–present

Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam was born on 4 June 1946 in Konetammapeta, Nagari Mandal, Madras Presidency,British India. Present day Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh. Balasubrahmanyam's father was a Harikatha artist who had also acted in plays. He has two brothers and five sisters. He is the elder brother of singer S.P. Sailaja. He is married to Savitri and has two children, Pallavi and S. P. B. Charan who is a playback singer and film producer as well.

Balasubrahmanyam developed an interest towards music at an early age, studied notations and learned to play instruments such as the harmonium and flute on his own while listening to his father. His father wanted him to become an engineer, which brought him to Anantapur, where he enrolled for the Engineering course at JNTU College of Engineering Anantapur. Later he discontinued the course due to typhoid, and then joined as an Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers, Chennai. Meanwhile, he also pursued his hobby and won awards at many singing competitions. In 1964, he won the first prize in a music competition for amateur singers organised by the Madras-based Telugu Cultural Organisation, and earned his first opportunity from music director S. P. Kodandapani.

After dropping out of engineering, Balasubrahmayam used to regularly visit music composers seeking for opportunities to sing. The first song that he sang for an audition was, "Nilave Ennidam Nerungadhe", a melody rendered by veteran playback singer P. B. Srinivas. It was P. B. Srinivas who used to write and give him some multi-lingual verses in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Sanskrit, English and Urdu.

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Family Album Or Feature Film?

It is not often that one gets to see an entire set of family members working together for a film. But this is happening right now and that too in our Tollywood circuit. We are talking about the film ?Devasthanam? and this has S P Balasubramaniam along with K Vishwanath in the lead.

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'Devasthanam' set to release on Apr 13th

Famous writer Janardhana Maharshi wielded the mega phone for the first time for the movie 'Devasthanam'. Kalatapasvi K.Viswanath and S.P.Balu are acted as the main leads in this movie. Sarvejana Sukhinobhavantu Film Productions has produced this movie. Veteran actress Amani is seen in a prominent role in this film.

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Devasthanam Movie Releasing in USA

Writer, director and producer Janardhana Maharshi uses senior citizens and stalwarts K. Viswanath and SP Balasubramaniam to run a human drama with a light-hearted approach in this film. This film marks the reentry of Amani. This is releasing in USA one week in advance than India.

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SP Balu Takes Big Wrong Step

Singer S P Balasubrahmanyam has been part of the film industry since many decades and so far he has maintained a clean slate when it comes to issues or controversies. Right now, some feel that he has taken a big wrong step. They are saying that by trying to become slim, SPB is doing a big blunder. They say ?Looking at Balu in a lean frame is depicting him in an old image. His eyes have gone inside, his cheeks looks pale, his body frame has gone down as though he is suffering from some illness. He was best when he looked chubby and had a very positive aura surrounding him.?

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