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 experiences.
KK was within the metropolis for a two-day run of gigs and started to really feel ailing 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 practically 300,000 followers on Instagram — was then rushed to the hospital however was unable to be saved by medics. In accordance with the outlet, KK finally suffered a coronary heart assault.
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 mild, India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, paid a touching tribute on Twitter.
“Saddened by the premature demise of famous singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly generally known as KK,” he tweeted.
“His songs mirrored a variety of feelings as struck a chord with folks of all age teams. We are going to at all times bear in mind him by way of his songs.
“Condolences to his household and followers. Om Shanti.”
KK’s supervisor, Shubham Bhatt, rushed to Instagram to share a picture with KK and different members of his staff, writing, “Essentially the most unforgettable and greatest 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 monitor, “Tadap Tadap Ke” from the hit 1999 movie, “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.”
His different well-liked hits embody, “Tune Maari Entriyaan,” and “Sach Keh Raha Hai” from the film “Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein.”
KK leaves behind his spouse and their two youngsters, who’re as a result of fly to Kolkata on Wednesday, based on Indian Express.