Krishnakumar Kunnath, the Indian famous person popularly referred to as KK, died of a coronary heart assault shortly after a live performance on Tuesday, the Hindustan Instances and The Instances of India report. He was 53 years outdated.
Following a efficiency at Nazrul Mancha auditorium in Kolkata, KK reportedly returned to his resort and collapsed. He was rushed to Calcutta Medical Analysis Institute the place he was pronounced useless.
Shortly earlier than the cardiac occasion, his Instagram account posted two photographs of the live performance. “Pulsating gig tonight at Nazrul Mancha,” he wrote. “Vivekananda Faculty !! Love you all.”
Born August twenty third, 1968, KK’s success was due in no small half to his versatility. He was comfy performing in most of the most spoken languages in India, together with English, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu.
KK acquired his begin singing promoting jingles earlier than breaking into movie in 1996 performing Hindi and Telugu-language variations of the soundtracks for Kadal Desam and Maachis. His debut solo album, Pal, dropped in 1999 and introduced him widespread acclaim.
Since then he’s launched yet one more studio album, Humsafar, and several other compilations, all whereas turning into one of the widespread playback singers in Bollywood. Amongst his largest hits are “Tadap Tadap’” from 1999’s Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, “Dus Bahane” from 2005’s Dus, and “Tune Maari Entriyaan” from 2014’s Gunday.
His passing was mourned by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “Saddened by the premature demise of famous singer Krishnakumar Kunnath popularly referred to as KK,” he wrote on Twitter. “His songs mirrored a variety of feelings as struck a chord with individuals of all age teams. We’ll all the time keep in mind him by way of his songs. Condolences to his household and followers. Om Shanti.”
Saddened by the premature demise of famous singer Krishnakumar Kunnath popularly referred to as KK. His songs mirrored a variety of feelings as struck a chord with individuals of all age teams. We’ll all the time keep in mind him by way of his songs. Condolences to his household and followers. Om Shanti.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) Might 31, 2022