Multi-faceted artist, musician, singer, composer, actor, anchor Padmabhushan Sri SP Balasubrahmanyam has once again demonstrated his devotion to ancient Bharateeya Vedic knowledge and culture by donating his house in Tipparaju vari street in Nellore city, of Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh to Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham for running a Veda Patthasala/ teaching school on 12th Feb 2020. Sri SP Balasubrahmanyam, a living legend of our times has entered in Guinness Records years ago for singing over 40000 songs in movies of multiple languages in Indian film industry; he has garnered 6 national awards for songs in 4 languages, a unique feat. He has sung in numerous private music albums consisting of stotras, hymns and devotional songs.
In a traditional ceremony conducted on the day, Sri SPB performed puja to Sri Sri Sri Jagadguru Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi, the pontiff of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, recited verses and songs, and formally handed over the documents to Swamiji. Kanchi Peetham representatives stated that further activities for running the Veda Patthasala would be revealed soon. Sri SPB’s father late Sri Sambamurthy was a well-known Harikatha Bhagavathar in Nellore, and used to conduct the Tyagaraja Aradhana Utsavams in the town. The seer appreciated Sri SPB’s gesture and stated that it is our duty to spread the knowledge of Vedas, great Itihasas, epics, and classical music.