Singer KK Krishnakumar Kunnath has died. He was 53. Famous Singers and actors from Bollywood are expressing shock and condolences at his death.
Singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, who is popularly known as KK, died this evening (May 31). Many celebs took to social media to condole his demise.
Popular playback singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, better known as KK, collapsed after a concert in Kolkata. He was rushed to a private hospital in the city, where he was pronounced dead. His demise has left everyone shocked. Many celebrities, including Akshay Kumar, Vishal Dadlani, and Rahul Vaidya, among others, took to social media to mourn his demise.
Akshay Kumar condoled KK’s demise and wrote, “Extremely sad and shocked to know of the sad demise of KK. What a loss! Om Shanti (sic).”
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Singer KK, who gave Indian music lovers many hits over the last three decades has died at 53. He gave a performance at Nazrul Mancha on Tuesday and later went to his hotel where he fell ill. He was brought to a hospital where he was declared dead.
Minister Arup Biswas said about KK’s death, “Singer Anupam Roy called me up and said he is hearing something bad from the hospital. Then I contacted the hospital. They said he was brought dead. Then I rushed to the hospital.”
KK released his first album, Pal in 1999. The singer-composer, whose real name was Krishnakumar Kunnath then focussed more on Bollywood than on his independent music, giving hits such as Tadap Tadap (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, 1999), Dus Bahane (Dus, 2005), and Tune Maari Entriyaan (Gunday, 2014).
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He was born in Delhi and was also known for his electric live shows. His Instagram page had been sharing updates from his concert in Kolkata as recently as eight hours ago.
Singer Harshdeep Kaur expressed shock at his death. “Just can’t believe that our beloved #KK is no more. This really can’t be true. The voice of love has gone. This is heartbreaking.” Actor Akshay Kumar wrote, “Extremely sad and shocked to know of the sad demise of KK. What a loss! Om Shanti.”
Filmmaker Srijit Mukerji wrote on Facebook, “In a state of total shock. Just met him last month for the first time and it seemed that we had known each other for years. The chatter wouldn’t just stop. And I was so moved to see the love he had for Gulzar Saab. He said he stepped into the film world with Chhor Aaye hum and sang it to him as a tribute. Farewell, my newest friend. Will miss you. I wish we could have had more sessions on music and food and cinema.”