Indian Famous singer KK died hours after a concert in Kolkata today. His official Instagram page has visuals of a concert in a Kolkata auditorium held some 10 hours ago.
KK sang in Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi and Assamese. After falling ill, the singer was taken to a private hospital on Diamond Harbor Road.
As per reports, while performing on stage, he complained that he was not feeling well.
The 53-year-old singer collapsed at the hotel where he was staying after the concert in Kolkata’s Nazrul Mancha auditorium. The doctor at CMRI hospital said the singer was brought dead. It was a Heart Attack.
Bollywood singer KK (Krishnakumar Kunnath) who mesmerized music lovers for over three decades is no more.
The 53-year-old singer died in Kolkata after a live performance. KK reportedly fell down the stairs at the hotel where he was staying after his performance at Nazrul Manch on Tuesday. at 10:30 p.m.
“There is a certain energy an artiste gets when he or she is on stage. No matter what one’s condition is, once I am on stage, I forget everything and simply perform,” KK had said in his memoir on his official website, The Mesmerizer.
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.
Bollywood music composer Pritam wrote, “In utter shock. Just heard about KK . Someone please tell me it’s not true.”
Rapper Baba Sehgal wrote, “The voice I loved the most and my extraordinarily talented colleague KK is no more. Absolute shocker. RIP my friend.”
“Extremely sad and shocked to know of the sad demise of KK. What a loss! Om Shanti,” actor Akshay Kumar tweeted.
“Life is so uncertain! Just too crazy this is for me to process! God give strength to the family! KK you will be missed brother! You, your voice and your songs will be forever with us,” singer Papon Angaraag tweeted.