Singer KK dies at 53 after performing concert in Kolkata
By TOI Editor May 31, 2022 Update on : May 31, 2022
The most popular singer KK has passed away. He was 53 years old at the time. Bollywood singers and actresses have expressed their sorrow and grief over his passing.
Singer KK no more, plz god 🙏 be kind pic.twitter.com/slGhWLXC1u
— Feayaanshu Dhull (@noogodplsnoo) May 31, 2022
Indian singer KK who had a string of songs over the previous three decades, has died at the age of 53. On Tuesday, he performed at Nazrul Mancha and then proceeded to his hotel, where he became unwell. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Saddened by the untimely demise of noted singer Krishnakumar Kunnath popularly known as KK. His songs reflected a wide range of emotions as struck a chord with people of all age groups. We will always remember him through his songs. Condolences to his family and fans. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 31, 2022
Minister Arup Biswas said about Singer 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.”
Pal, KK’s debut album, was published in 1999. The singer-composer, whose full name was Krishnakumar Kunnath, concentrated on Bollywood rather than independent music at the time, scoring successes including Tadap Tadap (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, 1999), Dus Bahane (Dus, 2005), and Tune Maari Entriyaan (Gunday, 2014).
He was born in Delhi and was well-known for his enthralling live performances. As recently as eight hours ago, his Instagram profile was posting updates from his show in Kolkata.
Harshdeep Kaur, a singer, expressed astonishment at his demise. “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.” Read Also,
And also the 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.”