The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today paid glowing tributes to
the late Shri S P Balasubramanyam saying that he not only ruled the tinsel
world with his melodious voice but was also an embodiment of the Indian values
and culture. He will always remain an inspiration to everyone, particularly the
Releasing a documentary and a book on the life of the legendary playback
singer in Hyderabad today, Shri Naidu, who had a close association with him for
many years, said that ensuring and guiding the future generations to be wedded
to Indian culture and customs would be a real tribute to him.
The Vice President handed over the first copy of the book released on
the occasion to well-known actor, Shri Kamal Haasan.
The Vice President complimented the documentary-maker, Shri Sanjay
Kishore and the author of the book, Shri P S Gopalakrishna. He also lauded
ShriVara Prasad Reddy for promoting the publication of Telugu books and
protecting and promoting arts and culture.
Shri Naidu said that ShriBalasubramnyam had not only brought global
recognition to Telugu film songs but strove relentlessly to inspire the younger
generation in upholding and promoting Indian culture and Telugu language.
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Observing that the late singer was a multi-faceted personality, he said
that apart from becoming a famous playback singer, he also was a music
director, film director and actor and inspired thousands of youngsters by
showing his affection and lending words of encouragement through his highly
popular television programmes.
Shri Balasubramian was a highly cultured and humble person with a
Kamal Haasan, author of the book, ShriGopalakrishna, documentary-maker Shri
Sanjay Kishore, family members of S P Balasubramanyam and several others
participated in the event.