Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu unveiled the statue of Carnatic music legend and Padma Vibhushan awardee Sri. M. Balamurali Krishna on his 87th birth anniversary in Vijayawada.
In 2016 November, Balamurali Krishna has passed away in his residence at Kanakasri Nagar near the famed Music Academy on Cathedral Road in Chennai.
Naidu launched Balamurali Krishna memorial trust and unveiled a CD on his 87th birthday. Naidu said His contribution in the world of music is invaluable.