Who knew Hum, rahen ya na rahen kal…, the timeless basic that stuffed the air at Kolkata’s Nazrul Mancha on Tuesday, can be his ultimate efficiency?

Krishnakumar Kunnath, higher generally known as KK, died on Tuesday on the age of 53.


His premature demise has taken everybody, together with his colleagues within the leisure business, abruptly. The singer grew to become in poor health whereas performing in Kolkata for the Gurudas College fest. He was rushed to the CMRI hospital within the metropolis, and docs declared him useless shortly thereafter.

KK had carried out in back-to-back exhibits in Kolkata over the previous two days.

He is survived by his spouse Jyothi and two youngsters — son Nakul Krishna Kunnath and daughter Tamara Kunnath. The household has reached Kolkata.

 Tributes pour in

Several celebrities from the political, sports activities, and movie fraternity have expressed their condolences for KK’s premature demise by posting messages on their social media pages


KK was a really proficient and versatile singer. His premature demise may be very saddening and an enormous loss to Indian music. With his gifted voice, he has left an indelible impression on the minds of numerous music lovers. My deepest condolences to his household and followers. Om Shanthi Shanthi.

—Amit Shah

Krishnakumar Kunnath, fondly generally known as KK, was probably the most versatile singers of the Indian music business. His soulful voice gave us many memorable songs. Saddened by the information of his premature demise final evening. My heartfelt condolences to his household & followers the world over.


Rahul Gandhi

Uyirin Uyire” handed away. RIP Singer KK. What a stunning information to listen to when the entire world is praising his final tune “Konji Konji”. I’m utterly shattered and my condolences to his household and pals.

Harris Jayaraj

I used to be shocked to listen to of the premature demise of KK, who was entertaining folks in a number of languages together with his songs. My condolences to his household, pals and followers.   

Kamal Haasan

Cannot imagine this. Part of my childhood dies with @K_K_Pal surprisingly lives on additionally. Thank you for the invaluable reminiscences, your music will all the time magically teleport me again to less complicated and purer instances, these carefree days of blasting ur music n singing my coronary heart out.


Pooja Hegde

Eminent singer KK passes away on the age of 53. Heart damaged….misplaced a beautiful human and an awesome voice immediately. Rest In Peace bro. The heavens are luckier.


Lost an impressive singer of our instances and so instantly. Condolences to his household and shut ones. #KK

Virat Kohli

Deeply saddened to know concerning the sudden demise of famous playback singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly generally known as KK. Extending my heartfelt condolences to his household. May his soul relaxation in peace.

KS Chithra


I’m unable to wrap my head round this information. Numb. #KK Why! This is just too exhausting to just accept! Heart is shattered in items.  

Shreya Ghoshal

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