BREAKING: Popular musician dies hours after performing at concert [PHOTOS/VIDEO]

Popular Indian singer KK (real name, Krishnakumar Kunnath), has died. He passed away on Tuesday night in Kolkata.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that KK gave a performance at Nazrul Mancha on Tuesday and later went to his hotel where he fell ill. He was brought to a private hospital where he was declared dead.

The singer, 53, had earlier posted photos from his Tuesday concert on his known social media pages.

He became a popular household name after the 1999 release of his first solo album, “Pal.”


Tributes to the late singer began to pour out across social media as soon as news of his exit broke, including one from the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“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,” Modi said.

WATCH: Singer KK is seen performing his timeless classic, ‘Pal’ at a concert in Kolkata. Hours later, he collapsed at his hotel and was rushed to a hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead.

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