The tragic death of Bollywood star KK at age 53

Goodbye to KK
It happened in Kolkata
KK couldn't finish his concert
From the stage to the hotel...
... to a hospital where he was declared dead
It was a normal day
Massive tributes on social media
Wife and two children
A prolific artist like few others
KK was loved and respected
Krishnakumar Kunnath was an ad man
Debut album: 'Pal' (1999)
His songs have sounded in the goodbyes
Linked to Bollywood cinema
presidential farewell
Goodbye from Narendra Modi
Goodbye to KK

Krishnakumar Kunnath was an absolute legend in Bollywood and his sudden and painful death paralyzed fans all over the world.

It happened in Kolkata

Known artistically as KK, the singer died at the age of 53, just after a concert.

KK couldn't finish his concert

It all happened in Kolkata (India), where KK gave a concert. After just an hour, it had to be suspended.

Photo: Instagram - @kk_live_now

From the stage to the hotel...

KK was not feeling well and proceeded to his hotel to rest. When the situation deteriorated, he went to Kolkata's CMRI Hospital for a checkup.

... to a hospital where he was declared dead

On the way to the hospital, it turned out he had a heart attack. As India Today reports, he died before reaching the hospital.

It was a normal day

Everything was so sudden that KK himself, hours before his death, had shared carefree photos from the concert venue and him traveling to the stage.

Photo: Instagram - @kk_live_now

Massive tributes on social media

As a farewell tribute, many fans have shared fragments of his last concert on social media.

Wife and two children

Krishnakumar Kunnath leaves behind a huge musical legacy but also a wife and two children.

A prolific artist like few others

Streets across the country have been packed to say farewell to a singer who recorded more than 700 songs.

KK was loved and respected

In fact, he was considered one of the most important and successful singers of the 2000s in India.

Photo: Instagram - @kk_live_now

Krishnakumar Kunnath was an ad man

As reported by the Khaleej Times, the artist initially recorded songs and jingles for commercials. He made more than 3,500 jingles before taking the road to fame.

Debut album: 'Pal' (1999)

His debut album, titled 'Pal' and released in 1999, brought him tremendous fame in his country, elevating him to star status.

His songs have sounded in the goodbyes

Among his most important songs, there are hits like 'Khuda Jaane', 'Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai', 'Awarapan Banjarapan' and 'Tadap Tadap Ke'.

Linked to Bollywood cinema

Apart from his studio albums, Krishnakumar Kunnath provided vocals for numerous Indian movie songs, as reviewed by NDTV.

presidential farewell

That even the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, said goodbye to Krishnakumar Kunnath on Twitter, shows how important he was. Modi said: "Saddened by the untimely demise of noted singer Krishnakumar Kunnath popularly known as KK," he tweeted.

Photo: Instagram - @kk_live_now

Goodbye from Narendra Modi

"His songs reflected a wide range of emotions as struck a chord with people of all age groups. We will always remember him through his songs. Condolences to his family and fans. Om Shanti."

Photo: Twitter - @narendramodi

 

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