Noted Bollywood Singer Krishnakumar Kunnath Dies After Stage Show In Kolkata

Kolkata: Noted Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, who gave Indian music lovers many hits over the last three decades has taken his last breath at 53 on Tuesday.

As per reports, he gave a performance at Nazrul Mancha in South Kolkata on Tuesday following which he went to his hotel and fell ill. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead.

Watch the visual of hours before the concert:


Krishnakumar Kunnath, whose stage name was KK, was known for songs like ‘Pal’ and ‘Yaaron’, which went on to become big hits among teens in the late 1990s.

His 1999 debut album Pal was critically acclaimed. From the early 2000s, he blazed a career in playback singing and recorded a wide range of popular songs for Bollywood films.

KK has recorded songs in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali, among other languages.

“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,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.

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