By Githa Vanan and Swarup Chakravarthy In society, we are taught to venerate the polymaths, the ones who seem to be good at everything. The world lost another one of these on the 25th of September 2020 in Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam or S.P. Bala or SPB for short. A career spanning over 40,000 songs in 16 languages, for the Bollywood fan he is best associated with the early films of Kamal Hassan like Ek Duuje Ke Liye and Saagar, or Salman Khan for whom he sang exclusively till about 1998. If somehow the name is not instantly recognisable, the voice