The International Indian Film Festival of South Africa is being held in South Africa. This function is being organized in order to strengthen the brotherhood and cultures between the two countries.
Awards are being given in various categories to both the countries. The function commenced on Saturday night. S P Balasubramaniam song a song from Chennai Express in 16 languages. He was given the Life Time Achievement Award.
After receiving the award, he fell ill. He was supposed to participate in several events and dinners but all of them have now been cancelled. He was admitted in the hospital there. The nature of illness has not been disclosed. Organizers are taking efforts to bring back S P Balasubramaniam by a special plane to Chennai