KK Early Life | Who is singer KK?
We always think about who is kk singer in Bollywood when we first listen to songs of kk. KK’s biography was always interesting for us. He is known as KK or Krishnakumar Kunnath. Kunnath Kanakavalli and CS Menon, his parents, raised him as a Malayali. However, he was raised in New Delhi.
He attended Mount St. Mary’s School in Delhi and graduated from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University. In 1991, KK married Jyothy. Nakul Krishna Kunnath was the boy’s name, and Tamara Kunnath was the girl’s.
Despite the fact that he has no formal vocal training, he stands out among the many talented playback singers in Bollywood.
|Full Name||Krishnakumar Kunnath|
|Profession||Playback Singer, composer, lyricist|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 165 cm|
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet inches– 5’ 5”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 65 kg|
in pounds– 143lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||– Chest: 40 inches|
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches
|Date of Birth||23 August 1968|
|Date of Death||31 May 2022|
|Place of Death||The Oberoi Grand (After the event at Nazrul Mancha, Auditorium, Kolkata)|
|Age (at the time of death)||53 Years|
|Death Cause||Cardiac Arrest (suspected)|
|School||Mount St Mary’s School, Delhi, India|
|Colleges/University||Kirori Mal College, Delhi, India|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate (Commerce)|
|Debut||Film:– College Styley (song), Kadhal Desam (Tamil Film)|
Tadap Tadap (song), Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (Hindi Film)
TV:– ‘Pal’ Album for Sony Music Channel
|Family||Father– C.S. Nair|
Mother– Kunnath Kanakavalli
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
|Hobbies||Singing, Writing & traveling|
|Favorite Food(s)||South Indian Cuisines & Baked dishes, pastries|
|Favorite Actor(s)||Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar & Irrfan Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor, Raveena Tandon|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Bollywood– A. R. Rahman, Hariharan, Shaan, Pritam, Mohammed Rafi, R.D. Burman, Kishore Kumar|
Hollywood– Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, Bryan Adams.
|Marital Status (at the time of death)||Married|
|Wife Name||Jyothi Krishna|
|Famous Bollywood Songs||Ajab si from Om shanty Om (2007), Khuda Jaane from Bachna EA haseen (2008), Abhi Abhi from Jho Hum Chahein (2011), Zara sa from Zannat (2008), Dus bahane from Dus (2005)|
|Popular Song||The song that made K.K. a household name as a singer was ‘Tadap Tadap Ke Is Dil’ from ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999). It was one of his most popular songs and one of the most widely heard around the world.|
Some FACTS about KK
- KK and her wife had known each other since they were children, and they were childhood pals.
- He’s teaching music to his two children: Nakul, Taamarah. “Masti” from his album ‘Humsafar’ (2008) features a rap by his son.
- He recorded 3,500 jingles in 11 Indian languages over the course of four years. He was grateful to UTV for giving him his big break, and he looked up to his mentor, Lesle Lewis, for giving him the opportunity to sing his first commercial jingle.
- A collection of songs written by Turkish poet Fetullah Gulen and performed by artists from 12 countries, Rise Up – Colors of Peace, included KK’s vocals in 2013.
Singer KK Dies
On May 31st, 2022, a heartbreaking and shocking incident occurred. Due to cardiac arrest, KK, a well-known Indian playback singer, died.
The singer had just finished a set at Nazrul Mancha in Kolkata for Gurudas College’s fest when he complained of feeling unwell on the way back to his hotel.
The situation worsened at the hotel, and all of the attempts to revive him failed. Doctors declared the singer dead when he was taken to the hospital by the singer’s entourage.
Tributes from Bollywood stars and singers have been pouring in since his death. At the age of 53, Krishnakumar Kunnath passed away. Today is the day for the autopsy on the singer’s body.