Renowned singer, Krishnakumar Kunnath, known as KK, died in Kolkata on Tuesday following a live performance. His body was brought back to Mumbai, and the funeral was held on Thursday afternoon at Versova Hindu Cemetery. KK’s friends from the film and music industry, along with his fans, arrived at the funeral and paid their respects to the singer.
The crematorium gate was crowded with fans as they were not allowed to enter during the cremation ceremony. His close family, friends and police personnel were the only ones to be a part of the ceremony.
The late singer’s wife Jyoti and son Nakul arrived at the crematorium, and the last rites were performed by his son, who led the funeral procession towards the crematorium. The cremation ceremony ended around 2 pm, after which the late singer was laid to rest. As soon as the cremation was over and the family exited, fans were allowed inside in pairs to pay their last respects to their favourite singer.
A number of film industry members were spotted at the late singer’s residence and at the crematorium, including Javed Akhtar, Shankar Mahadevan, Vishal and Rekha Bhardwaj, and Alka Yagnik, among others.
Photos by Viral Bhayani