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Singer KK dies after performing at Kolkata concert, last post shared on Instagram with fans just before his death

Punjab Tribune Bureau | June 01, 2022 10:28 AM

KOLKATA: People had not even emerged from the news of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala's death that another heartbreaking news had been reported.

Renowned singer KK (Krisnakumar Kunnath) died hours after a concert in Kolkata on Tuesday night. His official Instagram page has visuals of a concert in a Kolkata auditorium held some 10 hours ago.

The 53-year-old singer collapsed at the hotel where he was staying after the concert in Kolkata's Nazrul Mancha auditorium. Doctor at CMRI hospital said the singer was brought dead.

A senior hospital official said, 'KK was brought to the hospital around 10 pm. It is unfortunate that we could not cure them. 'KK was 53 years old. He is survived by his wife and two sons. KK sang more than 200 songs in Hindi.

 
 
 
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Krishnakumar Kunnath, whose stage name was KK, was known for songs like ‘Pal and Yaaron’, which went on to become big hits among teens in the late 1990s, often heard during school and college farewells and teen cultural events.

The entire film industry has been shocked by the KK's death news. KK's departure is such a void for the film world, especially the music world, that no one else can fill it except KK. He has recorded songs in other languages including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali. There is a wave of mourning in the entire film industry due to the death of Krishnakumar Kunnath.

A few hours before his death, KK was performing a concert at Sir Gurudas Mahavidyalaya in Kolkata. Earlier on his Instagram, KK shared pictures of a concert at Vivekananda College on his Instagram, in which crowds of fans are visible.

Suspense increased over KK's death

The suspense has increased regarding KK's death. Injury marks were found on his forehead and lips. After this the police have registered a case of unnatural death. The organizers and hotel staff are being questioned in connection with the death of police KK.

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