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KK Funeral: Singer's Last Rites Performed In Mumbai's Versova Crematorium; B-Town Celebs Attend

Popular singer KK on May 31 due to a cardiac arrest. The mortal remains of the singer was taken to Mumbai's Versova crematorium for last rites.

By Mallika Mehzabeen
Updated: Thu, 02 Jun 2022 03:12 PM IST
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KK Funeral: Singer's Last Rites Performed In Mumbai's Versova Crematorium; B-Town Celebs Attend
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New Delhi| Jagran Entertainment Desk: The untimely demise of singer Krishnakumar Kunnath aka KK, has left everyone in a state of shock. The singer enjoyed a massive fan following and his songs were widely loved by his fans. On Thursday, (June 2) the singer was laid to rest in Mumbai's Versova Crematorium. The singer died on May 31 due to a cardiac arrest in Kolkata after performing in a college fest. The mortal remains of the singer were brought back to his Mumbai residence on June 1.

The singer passed away on May 31 at the age of 53 after his live performance at the Nazrul Mancha auditorium in Kolkata. As KK's Antim Yatra began, several celebs and people from the music industry paid their last tribute to the iconic singer. 

Before getting into the music, KK worked in various jingles and later kick-started his career with his album 'Pal'. Ever since Pal was released, the singer gained massive popularity and never looked back.

On KK's sudden demise several renowned faces from the film, music, and cricket fraternity mourned his death. Apart from that, PM Modi also expressed his grief for the singer's death.

"Saddened by the untimely demise of noted singer Krishnakumar Kunnath popularly known as KK. His songs reflected a wide range of emotions as struck a chord with people of all age groups. We will always remember him through his songs. Condolences to his family and fans. Om Shanti," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.

What happened at the event?

The singer went to Kolkata's Nazrul Mancha auditorium to perform for a fest. The auditorium was excessively crowded, and as per the staff, the AC was also not working. Several videos of the singer surfaced online where he can be seen sweating heavily.

Later, the singer started feeling uneasy, and the show had to stop abruptly, and KK was taken back to the hotel. Following this, he collapsed in his room and was rushed to CRM hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.

After the autopsy, the initial report claims that KK suffered a cardiac arrest due to which the singer died.

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