Singer KK died on May 31 after performing final in Kolkata. As fans proceed to mourn the lack of the singer, many Kolkata-based fans flocked to the Nandan theatre of the town to pay homage to the late singer with an occasion on Sunday. The occasion included 100 guitarists and 100 singers, who got here collectively to sing KK’s hit track Pal.
The occasion was organised by members of B-Garden Buskers–Santanu Naskar, Debjit Pal, Rima Chakrabarty and Sumit Majhi. Talking about it, Santanu advised Hindustan Times, “As a gaggle of singers, we had initially carried out on the Botanical Gardens in Kolkata the place we received a superb response. Since then lots of people needed to be part of us and pay a tribute to KK. While we had been planning for a 100-singers, 100-guitarists mass tribute, unexpectedly greater than 300 folks turned out at Nandan.”
“It’s not solely to have a good time KK and his evergreen songs but in addition to restore the bond between Kolkata and artists. KK’s loss of life is just not solely one thing unacceptable for the Kolkata fans but in addition shameful. He got here from Mumbai to carry out and by no means returned dwelling to his household as similar. Maybe we failed due to our carelessness, so the initiative is to repent the lack of KK. While we can’t undo it, we would like to restore religion in music,” added the busking group.
KK, whose actual identify was Krishnakumar Kunnath, had arrived at Kolkata for 2 performances on consecutive days. After performing for the scholars of Thakurpukur’s Vivekananda College on Monday, KK died the subsequent day hours after his live performance at Nazrul Mancha, organised by Ultadanga’s Gurudas Mahavidyalaya. According to his post-mortem reviews, KK died due to cardiac arrest. A case was beforehand registered by Kolkata Police to probe the singer’s ‘unnatural loss of life’.
The singer had an extended and profitable profession in Hindi music with Pal amongst his first and largest successes. It was a part of his album of the identical identify, launched in 1999 and is regarded by many to be his signature track.