Kamal Haasan came to twitter to commemorate his brother sp balasubrahmanyam by sharing two photos with him. His tamil tweet roughly translates to, "It is true that people resemble what they teach. Balu, my younger brother, has devoted his whole life to singing. That is why he is now a public figure. Although he has departed this world, his soul continues to swirl about us." mohanlal took to social media to post flashback visuals of SPBalasubrahmanyam performing one of his most popular telugu tunes.
On a years anniversary of SPB's demise, celebrities such as musician KS Chithra, music composer D Imman, as well as actor prasanna rushed to social networks to pay respect to him.