Fact Check: Young boy in this video is Kerala singer Aditya Suresh, he is not SP Balasubrahmanyam's grandson

A video of a young boy singing is going viral with the claim that he is late SP Balasubrahmanyam’s grandson. In the video, the boy can be heard singing ‘Malare Maunama’, originally sung by Balasubrahmanyam.

By Sabya Singh  Published on  17 March 2022 1:40 PM GMT
Fact Check: Young boy in this video is Kerala singer Aditya Suresh, he is not SP Balasubrahmanyams grandson

Hyderabad: A video of a young boy singing is going viral with the claim that he is late SP Balasubrahmanyam's grandson. In the video, the boy can be heard singing 'Malare Maunama', originally sung by Balasubrahmanyam.

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Fact Check

NewsMeter conducted a reverse image search of screenshots from the video and found the same video on YouTube. It is titled "Malare Mouname – Beautiful Singing by Adithya Suresh" and was uploaded on 19 June 2020.


We performed a keyword search and found the same video on Adithya Suresh's Facebook page. In the comment section, when someone asked him whether he was the grandson of later SP Balasubrahmanyam, Adithya Suresh clarified that he was not and confirmed that it was fake news.

Adithya Suresh is a popular child singer from Kollam in Kerala who was diagnosed with Brittle Bone disease. He is passionate about singing and has done several music shows in Kerala and other parts of the country. He has also performed songs in films.



You can see photos of Aditya with his parents here.

You can see photos of late SP Balasubrahmanyam with his grandchildren here and here.

Hence, a video of Adithya Suresh singing is being shared with the false claim that he is SP Balasubrahmanyam's grandson.

Claim Review:A video of late singer SP Balasubrahmanyam’s grandson singing.
Claimed By:Social Media Users
Claim Reviewed By:Newsmeter
Claim Source:Social Media
Claim Fact Check:False
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