Popular Indian singer KK dies of heart attack, tribute paid

Popular Indian singer KRISHNAKUMAR KUNNATH (KK) dies of heart attack

KRISHNAKUMAR KUNNATH, better known as KK to his fans, died of a heart attack at the age of 53 after a show in Kolkata.

KK was performing a concert in Nazrul Manch on Tuesday May 31st when he suddenly felt unwell and after being escorted off stage he was rushed to hospital where he died of a heart attack.

He was pronounced dead at 10:30pm at the Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI), prompting fans to flood social media with tributes after news of his death was announced.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute via Twitter. “Saddened by the untimely death of prominent singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK. His songs reflected a wide range of emotions that struck a chord with people of all ages. We will always remember him through his songs. Condolences to his family and fans. Om Shanti,” he wrote.

Saddened by the untimely passing of prominent singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK. His songs reflected a wide range of emotions that struck a chord with people of all ages. We will always remember him through his songs. Condolences to his family and fans. Om Shanti.

One person wrote: “Shocked at the passing of two amazing artists @iSidhuMooseWala and @K_K_Pal. Life is very unpredictable. May their souls rest in peace and families be strengthened to get through these difficult times.

“Singer #KK dies! What a loss for the music industry after the loss of #SidhuMosseWala. Rest in peace.”

“Shocking news coming out of Kolkata. Rest in peace K.K.”

“This is the most shocking. Amazing talent Amazing human Not with us today. Rest in peace. Unpredictable life!!!!”

“KK- the man who gave the bottom line to all of our college lives. Sach keh raha hai deewana will always be on my playlist. Rest in peace.”

“Rest in peace my friend. Such a terrible loss. KK’s magical voice and music will resonate with us forever.”

“Numb… devastated… I just can’t take this… KK, how could you go like this? I love you friend… May you rest in peace. ‘hum rahe ya na rahen yaad aayenge ye pal’”

“The man with the golden voice. Distressing! A singing teacher, we will really miss you. Rest in peace, #KK. @K_K_Pal #RestInPeace”

“Unforgettable singer. Unforgettable music. She will live with her music forever. Rest in peace KK.”

Gone too soon @K_K_Pal. Rest in peace Legend. It feels like a personal loss. Hard to process this news. #RIPKK.”

“This is heartbreaking. Rest in peace Legend you will be remembered. Legends never die, they will live forever in their songs. #KK”.

“I didn’t know him personally, but this feels like such a personal loss. We’ve all grown up listening to his classics. He has left a golden playlist behind him for eternity. Rest in peace #KK.”

“Deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most beloved and versatile singers of my growing up years #KK. I don’t think there is anyone who grew up in the late ’90s and 2000s whose lives haven’t been touched by their music. Praying for strength for his family.”

“It is shocking and unbelievable. The well-known singer KK is no more. He passed away due to a massive heart attack while performing in Kolkatta just now. A great loss for the Indian music industry. Heartfelt condolences to his family and relatives.”

Video footage has been circulating online following Kunnath’s death, reportedly showing him being carried off stage after having problems with his heart. He died hours later.

Ashley Johnson
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