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Indian singer KK dies aged 53 after falling ill while performing


Star Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, has died of a suspected heart attack at age 53 after a concert on Tuesday, prompting a flood of tributes from fans including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

KK felt unwell while performing at a concert in Kolkata, according to the sources. After the show, he reportedly complained of feeling extremely cold and wanted to return to his hotel.

He was rushed to a hospital in Kolkata from his hotel after collapsing around 10:30pm local time, where doctors declared him dead.

Demise of Singer KK, who gave Indian music lovers many hits over the last three decades left all his fan heartbroken from whole over the world.

KK released his first album, Pal in 1999. The singer-composer, whose real name was Krishnakumar Kunnath then focused more on Bollywood than on his independent music, giving hits such as Tadap Tadap (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, 1999), Dus Bahane (Dus, 2005), and Tune Maari Entriyaan (Gunday, 2014) and Ankhon Mein Teri (Om Shanthi Om ,2007).

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