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West Bengal Authorities pays homage to singer KK with a gun salute

West Bengal Authorities pays homage to singer KK with a gun salute

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Tributes pour in for the versatile singer; police registers a case of unnatural loss of life 

Tributes pour in for the versatile singer; police registers a case of unnatural loss of life 

The post-mortem of in style singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, also referred to as KK, who died in Kolkata following a concert, was carried out on the State-run SSKM Hospital on Wednesday. The singer died late on Tuesday night after a dwell live performance on the Nazrul Manch auditorium, which was organised by the city-based Gurudas Faculty. 

The West Bengal Authorities paid tribute to the singer with a gun salute at Rabindra Sadan, town’s cultural complicated. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who minimize quick a district tour, was current, together with the late singer’s members of the family. Members of the family arrived within the metropolis on Wednesday morning. Earlier within the day, Ms. Banerjee described KK as a “youth icon” and a “versatile singer”.

In the meantime, Kolkata police has registered a case of unnatural death on the New Market Police Station. Senior officers of Kolkata police visited the five-star resort within the Esplanade space the place the singer was staying. There are experiences that KK fell inside his room and there may be an damage mark on his brow. Questions have additionally been raised over the preparations for the live performance at Nazrul Manch. Many amongst those that have been current on Tuesday mentioned the venue was overcrowded. The singer began feeling unwell through the occasion and even requested organisers to change off the floodlights. There are movies of him sweating and wiping his face with a towel on the occasion. 

KK was taken to the Calcutta Medical Analysis Institute at about 10.30 p.m., the place he was declared lifeless. In line with docs, the loss of life was because of a cardiac arrest. KK’s supervisor mentioned he complained of a chill when he left the stadium for the resort, and fell as he entered the resort room.

At Nazrul Manch on Tuesday night, KK sang about 20 songs, principally Bollywood numbers. The final music on the checklist was the hit single from his debut album ‘ Pal’: “ Hum, rahen ya na rahen kal, kal yaad aayenge yeh pal (whether or not I’m round or not tomorrow, this second will probably be remembered endlessly), which was launched in 1999. KK went on to develop into a flexible singer and recorded songs not just for Hindi movies but additionally for Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi and Bengali movies. He additionally sang plenty of advert jingles.

Born on August 23, 1968 to Malayali mother and father in Delhi, his first break got here in Tamil cinema when he collaborated with A.R. Rahman for the movie  Kadhal Desam. For Hindi movies, he sang in Gulzar’s Maachis, for which Vishal Bhardwaj was the music director. The music  ‘Chhod aaye hum woh galiyan’ had KK singing with singers skilled in classical music, together with Hariharan and Suresh Wadekar. KK mentioned in interviews that he had by no means learnt singing from anybody and was impressed by the legendary Kishore Kumar. 

The singer lent his evocative voice to a whole bunch of songs however a number of the hits that will probably be remembered embody ‘ Ajab si’  from  Om Shanti Om, ‘ Tadap tadap’ from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, and ‘ Khuda jaane’ from Bachna Ae Haseeno

Tributes poured in from throughout the nation on the sudden loss of life of the versatile singer, whose songs celebrated love and friendship. Together with the Chief Minister and West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, singer-turned-politician Babul Supriyo, singer Anupam Roy and music director Jeet Ganguly supplied wealthy tributes to KK. Quickly after the information of his loss of life broke on Tuesday night, a number of individuals, together with Mr. Supriyo and Mr. Ganguly, rushed to the hospital.

After the gun salute, the physique was flown to Mumbai for the ultimate rites. 

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