Bollywood singer KK suffers heart attack, passes away

Bollywood singer KK suffers heart attack, passes away

The exact cause of death of the popular Dil Ibaadat singer is not know.

Legendary Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, know by his stage name KK, passed away at the age of 53 in Kolkata.

The singer suffered a massive heart attack after his concert at his hotel.

KK was in the city to perform at a function in Nazrul Manch organised by the Gurudas College.

Local media reported that the singer was performing at Kolkata Nazrul Manch, and during his concert KK felt sick.

After returning to his hotel, the singer complained of uneasiness following which he was rushed to a hospital, where the doctors declared him brought dead.

He was rushed to Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI) at around 10:30pm.

KK wrote on Instagram during his last show, “Pulsating gig tonight at Nazrul Mancha. Vivekananda College !! Love you all 😘😘”

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The exact cause of death of the popular Dil Ibaadat singer is not know.

West Bengal Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Arup Biswas told media persons that the body has been sent for post-mortem.

"His family members have been informed. They are likely to reach Kolkata on Wednesday morning," Biswas said.

He said KK came to Kolkata on Monday, and on the same day he performed at Nazrul Manch for a function organised by another city- based college.

Born on August 23, 1968, KK recorded songs in multiple languages including Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu, among others.

Several Kolkata-based singers have expressed their grief over the sudden demise of KK, who will be remembered for songs like 'Pyaar Ke Pal', 'Yaaron', 'O Meri Jaan', among many others.

Fans and netizens have taken to social media to mourn the loss.

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