When KK told Arijit Singh he was ‘very gifted’ [Watch Video]

written by Rajan Nath | June 01, 2022

Arijit Singh and KK's Viral Video: Krishnakumar Kunnath, aka KK, died on Tuesday at the age of 53. Several celebrities, including actors Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor, and Vicky Kaushal, besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi, paid their tribute to the late singer on social media.

Hours after the singer KK’s death following a concert in Kolkata, a fan account shared an old video of KK, giving advice to Arijit Singh. One part of the video shows the late singer with a young Arijit Singh, while the other half shows Arijit singing KK's song 'Zara Sa' at one of his own concerts.

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When KK told Arijit Singh he was ‘very gifted’ [Watch Video] Image Source: Twitter
The first half's video is from the Fame Gurukul reality show, which premiered in June 2005. Reportedly, Arijit was 18-years-old at that time. Fame Gurukul was judged by lyricist Javed Akhtar and singers Shankar Mahadevan and KK.

When KK told Arijit Singh he was ‘very gifted’ [Watch Video] Image Source: Twitter
Later, Arijit Singh became one of the most popular singers in India and even paid a homage to KK in one of his concerts. Sharing the viral video of Arijit Singh and KK on Twitter, a fan account wrote, “This video hits so different now! #KK telling Arijit Singh how different (a) singer he is and he has another stage to perform and then Arijit singing KK's song at his concert. Literally numb. #RIPKK.”

In the small viral clip, KK can be heard telling Arijit, “You are a very, very gifted singer, and as we can all see, you have another stage to perform in. All the best, don’t worry.”

Singer KK dies after live performance in Kolkata Image Source: Twitter

The video ends with Arijit singing KK’s song 'Zara Sa', from Emraan Haashmi' s' Jannat', at one of his own concerts, years later.

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