June 1 (IndiaToday) – Singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, better known as KK, who was in Kolkata for a concert, died this evening (May 31). He was 53.
The playback singer collapsed after the concert and was rushed to a private hospital in the city. He was “brought dead” to Kolkata’s CMRI Hospital around 10 pm, hospital authorities told India Today TV.
The singer had earlier today posted photos from his concert at Kolkata’s Nazrul Mancha.
One of the most versatile singers of the Indian film industry, KK has recorded songs in several languages, including Hindi, Tamil, Telegu, Kannada, and Bengali, among others.
He is survived by his wife and children.
Condolences poured in for the singer on Twitter, with people expressing shock and disbelief at his sudden death.