Entertainment NFT platform, Diginoor has announced it will drop the last unreleased song of the legendary Indian singer, the late SP Balasubrahmanyam (SPB) as an NFT. Reportedly, Diginoor holds the exclusive rights to sell and release the song as an NFT. The platform will auction the 30-minute song on April 9. It will also transfer 51% of the copyright to the auction winner.
“It gives us great joy to announce the NFT drop of my father’s last unreleased song,” said SPB’s son and filmmaker, SP Charan. “We are thankful to Diginoor for creating this NFT, and carrying on the legacy of Shri SP Balasubrahmanyam. I hope that his fans will enjoy this limited edition NFT.”
SP Balasubrahmanyam’s NFT: All you need to know
A six-time national award winner and Padma Vibhushan awardee, India’s beloved singer, SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away in September 2020. He has sung more than 40,000 songs in 16 languages. He had recorded the unreleased Tamil track just a few weeks before he passed away from COVID-19 related complications. Titled ‘Vishwaroopa Darisanam’, SPB recorded the song in partnership with the music label Symphony Records.
Diginoor has now turned Balasubrahmanyam’s devotional track into an NFT. Apparently, the platform has already received pre-bid offers for the NFT to the tune of $150,000. Besides, Diginoor will also release a one minute trailer of the song on April 2 to give the late singer’s fans a preview.
Diginoor is one among many NFT platforms that have launched in India following the NFT wave. Already, several Indian film stars, sports icons, fashion designers, and more have released their NFTs across the platforms. These include cricketers Yuvraj Singh, Jhulan Goswami, and Rohit Sharma, and film stars Amitabh Bachchan and Sunny Leone.