Singer KK fell ill while performing at Nazrul Mancha, Kolkata, for Gurudas College’s fest. He returned to his hotel in Esplanade and collapsed after which he was rushed to Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI) at around 10:30 pm, where he was declared dead. He was 53. Condolences have been pouring in from the film and music industry. PM Narendra Modi too shared a heartfelt condolence on Twitter.
According to reports, it is said that the doctors will be conducting KK’s postmortem today to ascertain the exact reason for his death. Doctors have however said they suspected cardiac arrest to be the cause of the death.
Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, is best known for his songs like “Zindagi Do Pal Ki” from the movie Kites, “Aankhon Mein Teri” from the movie Om Shanti Om, “Khuda Jaane” from the movie Bachna Ae Haseeno, and “Tadap Tadap” from the movie Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, among others.