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Indian singer KK dead at 53

Famed Indian singer KK died on the age of 53.

The beloved hitmaker, whose full title was Krishnakumar Kunnath, died in Kolkata, India on Tuesday after collapsing hours after his live performance, Times of India studies.

KK was within the metropolis for a two-day run of gigs and started to really feel unwell throughout Tuesday evening’s efficiency in entrance of a thousand concertgoers.

His set went on for about an hour, after which he reportedly collapsed in his lodge room, local news outlets reported.

The singer — who boasted almost 300,000 followers on Instagram — was then rushed to the hospital however was unable to be saved by medics. Based on the outlet, KK finally suffered a coronary heart assault.

Indian singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, often known as KK, died after performing a live performance in Kolkata, India.
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The singer was recognized for his versatility on stage. He famously recorded and carried out songs in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, and Bengali — which contributed to his ever-growing fanbase.

After information of his tragic loss of life got here to gentle, India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, paid a touching tribute on Twitter.

“Saddened by the premature demise of famous singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly often known as KK,” he tweeted.

“His songs mirrored a variety of feelings as struck a chord with individuals of all age teams. We are going to all the time keep in mind him by his songs.

“Condolences to his household and followers. Om Shanti.”

Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, performs during a musical evening featuring the soundtrack of upcoming Hindi film Guzaarish in Mumbai.
Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly often known as KK, performs throughout a musical night that includes the soundtrack of upcoming Hindi movie Guzaarish in Mumbai.
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KK’s supervisor, Shubham Bhatt, rushed to Instagram to share a picture with KK and different members of his crew, writing, “Essentially the most unforgettable and finest years of my life. Speechless.”

KK put his title on the map after the discharge of his first solo album, “Pal,” in 1999.

He then landed his first breakthrough position in Bollywood with the observe, “Tadap Tadap Ke” from the hit 1999 movie, “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.”

Indian singer Krishnakumar Kunnath performs a concert at a stadium in Mumbai, India.
Indian singer Krishnakumar Kunnath performs a live performance at a stadium in Mumbai, India.
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His different well-liked hits embrace, “Tune Maari Entriyaan,” and “Sach Keh Raha Hai” from the film “Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein.”

KK leaves behind his spouse and their two kids, who’re resulting from fly to Kolkata on Wednesday, based on Indian Express.

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