Singer KK dies after live performance in Kolkata

written by Rajan Nath | June 01, 2022

Singer KK Death: Playback singer KK, who gave many hits over the last three decades, died at the age of 53 after giving a performance at Nazrul Mancha on Tuesday. For those who don't know about the singer, KK was a popular playback singer and his real name was Krishnakumar Kunnath.

After his performance, he went to his hotel where he fell ill and was brought to a hospital where he was declared dead. He died due to a heart attack.

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Singer KK dies after live performance in Kolkata

Minister Arup Biswas, on KK's death, said that the singer Anupam Roy called him and said that he was hearing something bad from the hospital after which he contacted the hospital. The hospital officials said that KK was brought dead.

Who was singer KK and what is his real name?

Krishnakumar Kunnath aka KK was a prominent Bollywood playback singer who released his first album, Pal in 1999. He then focussed more on Bollywood and gave hits such as Tadap Tadap (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, 1999), Dus Bahane (Dus, 2005), and Tune Maari Entriyaan (Gunday, 2014).

Singer KK dies after live performance in Kolkata

Born in Delhi, he was also known for his electric live shows. His Instagram page was sharing updates from his concert in Kolkata but no one knew that it might be his last show.

Singer KK dies after live performance in Kolkata

Singer Harshdeep Kaur expressed shock and wrote, “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,” while actor Akshay Kumar wrote, “Extremely sad and shocked to know of the sad demise of KK. What a loss! Om Shanti.”

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