Balu Loses Baggage In US, Duplicate Passport Issued in 24 hrs
Washington (DC): Famous playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam (SPB) who is currently conducting concerts in the US has lost his baggage. He lost is passport, iPads containing scripts of the songs, credit cards and other important documents.
He posted the details on his Face Book. The singing maestro has given SPB50 concerts in several cities like Seattle, Los Angeles, Dallas, Kansas, San Jose etc. He is continuing with his itinerary.
Balu said the Consul General of the Indian Embassy in Houston acted immediately and a duplicate passport was given to him within 24 hours.
Balu thanked Andhra Pradesh Government for selecting him for NTR National Award. He expressed his sorrow at the demise of legendary Hindustani singer Kishori Amonkar.
It may be recalled that SPB was involved in a controversy with legendary music director Ilayaraja who served the former with legal notice for singing the songs composed by him without paying for copyright. Since then, SPB stopped singing the songs composed by Ilayaraja.