KK Funeral: Singer to be cremated in Versova Hindu Cemetery at 1 pm today

KK passed away on Tuesday night at the age of 53, hours after his performance at an event in Kolkata

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Thursday, June 02, 2022, 10:09 AM IST
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The last rites of playback singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, known by his stage name KK, will be held today (Thursday). His mortal remains were brought to his residence.

He is survived by his wife Jyothy Krishna and children Kunnath Nakul, Kunnath Taamara.

As per reports, the "antim darshan" will take place from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Park Plaza, Fisheries Univ. Rd., Inlaks Nagar, Versova, Andheri (W). Meanwhile the singer will be cremated in Versova Hindu Cemetery, Yari Rd, Sai Nagar, Versova, Andheri at 1 pm.

KK passed away on Tuesday night at the age of 53, hours after his performance at an event in Kolkata. He was later brought to the CMRI hospital, where he was declared dead.

The singer's body was brought to Rabindra Sadan after post-mortem examination was conducted at state-run SSKM Hospital.

The West Bengal government paid last respect to KK with a gun salute to his mortal remains.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who supervised the proceedings, paid floral tributes to the late singer.

KK, was a legendary singer with an amazing voice and a unique ability to portray emotions in his voice. The sudden demise of the singer, on Tuesday evening, has left all his fans and admirers in shock.

Fans and celebrities are mourning his death and paying tribute to him by playing his incredible songs on repeat in their playlists and altering their social media statuses to include his tunes.

KK was a multilingual singer who sang in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Bengali, among other languages.

Fanatics and music fans will always remember KK for his iconic songs from many films and albums.

KK is best known for his songs like "Zindagi Do Pal Ki" from the movie Kites, "Aankhon Mein Teri" from the movie Om Shanti Om, "Khuda Jaane" from the movie Bachna Ae Haseeno, "Tadap Tadap" from the movie Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.

Every '90s kid will always remember KK for the album's title track 'Pal' and also 'Yaaron' which gave many friendship goals. His voice struck a connection with listeners that left them wanting for more and such was the emotional connect that even today, these songs are played in school and office farewells.

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