Playback Singer KK dies after performance in Kolkata
Kolkata: Playback singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, passed away here late on Tuesday night. He was 53.
KK was performing in Nazrul Manch organised by the Gurudas College, where he fell ill. He returned to the hotel, where he complained of uneasiness following which he was rushed to a hospital. The doctors declared him brought dead.
West Bengal Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Arup Biswas informed that the body has been sent for post-mortem.
“His family members have been informed. They are likely to reach Kolkata on Wednesday morning,” Biswas said.
Born on August 23, 1968, KK recorded songs in multiple languages including Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu, among others.
Some of his popular songs include ‘Yaaron’, ‘O Meri Jaan’, ‘Tadap Tadap’, ‘Aankhon Mein Teri’, ‘Zara Sa’, ‘Khuda Jane’, ‘Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai’ many others.