Krishnakumar Kunnath, better known by his stage name KK, died on May 31 in Kolkata at the age of 53.
Singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, better known as KK, died on May 31st after singing at the Nazrul Mancha auditorium in South Kolkata during a college fest. After falling unwell, the 53-year-old musician was transported to CMRI hospital in Kolkata, where doctors proclaimed him dead shortly after. KK’s untimely death stunned everyone, particularly his colleagues in the entertainment and music industries.
Many celebrities, including Akshay Kumar, Yami Gautam, Shahid Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Emraan Hashmi, Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif, and Anushka Sharma, as well as AR Rahman, Shaan, Ankit Tiwari, Shekhar Ravjiani, and others, shared their sadness on Twitter. Aamir Khan has now expressed his sorrow over the death of KK and Punjabi musician Sidhu Moose Wala, who was shot dead in Jawaharke village, Mansa district, Punjab, on May 29, 2022. He penned,
KK’s post-mortem was performed at SSKM Hospital earlier today. The West Bengal government then presented KK with a gun salute at Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata, which was attended by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and members of his family. According to reports, the popular singer’s lifeless remains will be flown to Mumbai and his burial would take place on June 2. His wife and two children are the only survivors of the musician.
KK has recorded songs in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Bengali, Assamese, and Gujarati, among other languages.