|KK Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||August 23, 1968|
|Date of Death||May 31, 2022|
KK was an award-winning Indian singer who won the hearts of music lovers with timeless songs like Tadap Tadap Ke, Yaaron, Apadi Podu, Dola Re Dola, Kalluri Saaley, Tu Jo Mila, Pyar Ke Pal, etc.
KK was born on August 23, 1968.
He died of cardiac arrest on May 31, 2022, in Kolkata. He was 53 years old at that time.
KK was a student at the prestigious Mount St Mary’s School. He received his bachelor’s degree in commerce from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University.
Indian Pop, Rock Music, Bollywood Music
Vocals, Piano, Guitar
- Sony BMG
- Sony Music India
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
65 kg or 143.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
KK had dated –
- Jyothy Lakshmi Krishna (1991-2022) – The Khuda Jane singer got married to his childhood sweetheart Jyothy Lakshmi Krishna in 1991. Jyothy, an artist by profession, gave birth to a son named Nakul Krishna Kunnath and a daughter named Tamara Kunnath. They were married until KK’s unexpected demise in May 2022.
Race / Ethnicity
- Soulful voice
- Fast-paced manner of speaking
- He was heavily influenced by Kishore Kumar and, like his idol, KK was also not professionally trained in music.
- KK had sung nearly 3,500 jingles in 11 different languages before making it big as a playback singer.
- He became an overnight sensation after the release of songs like Yaaron and Pal which reminisce about the themes of childhood and friendship. These songs have become a staple in school graduation and farewell ceremonies.
- Eerily enough, KK performed the emotional Pyar Ke Pal as his swansong. He passed away not long after ending his final concert performance.
- He was cremated at the Versova Hindu Cemetery in Mumbai’s Andheri after his demise. His son Nakul performed his last rites.
- As per reports, KK was sweating while performing at the concert before his death. However, Kolkata Police Commissioner Vineet Goyal clarified that the AC was working properly and there was no mismanagement.
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