Krishnakumar Kunnath, also known as KK, Legend left his family and fans in shock with his sudden demise on 31st May by taking his last breath and walking out on an unknown journey. His songs will make his name alive between us.
Today when his fans want to know about his life and all he left for his family, we are here with the reports. Not only KK but there are some more legends of all time like
Lata Mangeshkar, who made a different place in the heart. However, KK has his fanbase because of the uniqueness of his voice and the live concerts.
Going towards early education and The family of the Singer. He was brought up in Delhi; however, after his career took a turn, he shifted to Mumbai, and in Mumbai, he owns a palatial but costly home where he used to live with his wife
Jyothi, whom he married in 1993 and their two children named Taamara Krishna and Nakul Kunnath.
KK completed his education at Mount St Mary’s School and pursued his graduation from Karori Mal College at Delhi University. His family is Malyali. However, his childhood was in Delhi. From childhood, he was fond of singing and started his career with advertisement jingles.
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KK’s Career –
KK’s net worth was 1.5 million dollars, and he had approximately 11 crores of assets he left to take care of his family. But the beginning was not as Gittler it seems. After graduation, he started his career as a marketing executive for six months before pursuing his passion for music. Then he entered the music industry with magical jingles for the advertisements such as “Ye Dil Maangey More” for Pepsi and “Desh Ki Dadkan” for Hero Honda, and “ Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se” for Doublemint.
He rocked Bollywood from his debut with “ Tadap Tapad ke” from Salman Khan’s movie “
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” in 1999, and according to the legend, the song was a life-changing turn for him. He released his debut album “Pal” in the same year. The songs “Pal” and “Yaaron” were hits from his first album. And songs like “Dola re Dola ” and “ Desi Boyz” still make a lot of audience because of the upbeat dance music. But let’s see how he makes Bollywood his fan and why he is counted as the most expensive singer in the industry.
Earrings From the Music Industry –
The “Pal” singer was considered one of the most expensive singers in the music industry. Who nearly charges 6- 7 lakh a single song, but definitely worth the payment because he gave us the songs of all time, such as “Dola re Dola,” “Aankhon Mein Teri”, and “Khuda Jane,” and he sang more than 500 songs for Bollywood and more than 200 songs in other languages like Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali, and Kannada.
KK not only sang songs but also won the awards for Best Singer in 1999 for “Pal” and in 2009 for “Khuda Jaane” (Bachna Ae Haseeno) for Best Playback Singer – Male. This further motivates Legend to create melodies like “Zindagi Do Pal Ki” and “Sajde.”
From upbeat dance songs to romantic hits, KK never disappoints his audience. Not only was he making it in the Music Industry but also from the live concerts where he was in high demand because of his melodious voice and popularity in the young generation. Some of the most famous concerts of KK and his earnings from them.
Earrings from live Concerts of KK –
KK was the singer who was working till his last breath; no one can forget the last live concert by KK in Kolkata. However, let us discuss the payment charged by KK for a live concert. As per the details, he used to charge 10 to 11 lakhs for a concert,
AIIMS Rishikesh – One of the most famous live concerts was AIIMS Rishikesh, where the colorful night was sprinkling because of his voice moreover,
Lokmat’s National Music Award – Another famous live concert of KK was at Lokmat’s National Music Award “SurJyotsna” 2016 where his voice made everyone dance.
Kolkata Nazrul Manch – The last performance which no one can forget his last concert at Kolkata Nazrul Manch, where he was singing for the last time and the last time when the audience saw him live because after that, unfortunately, he left the world listening to his recorded songs.
Audiences always want him to sing songs like “Yaroon”, “Aankhon Mein Teri,” and “Dezi Boys” because these songs did not just hit but became all-time evergreens. However, at the age of 53, he was working hard, and definitely, it was not a time for him to go because Bollywood wanted that gem in the industry for an unenforceable time. As per the information, KK owns some Luxurious Cars which people want to know about.
KK’s Passion For His Luxurious Cars –
We all know The singer’s net worth was 1.5 million dollars which a normal person can’t imagine, but that is not all “ Dus Bahane” singers have some luxurious Cars in his garage however there is no information about his early purchases, but we do have information of the recent vehicle purchased by him.
Audi RS5 – It is not less to say the legend has an elegant taste in cars as he shared the picture with Audi RS5 which was his recent purchase with the price tag of 1.6 crores (ex-showroom). KK shared pictures of happiness with his family and fans.
Venerable Jeep Grand Cherokee – Some more vehicles are reported to be owned by the singer such as the Venerable Jeep Grand Cherokee which is popular for its mighty road presence and even mightier off-road abilities. This shows his interest in off-roading.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class – The car Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a premium hatchback that is still a dream for millions. This shows the exclusive taste of KK. Anyone can understand the reason behind his taste because of his choice of music. He was in demand by every age group and did not need any promotion. But with his sudden demise, everyone was in total shock and his fans were not able to accept the bitter truth. Not only fans but also some celebrities show their reaction to the news by tweeting.
Celebrities’ reaction to KK’s loss –
Narender Modi – P.M shared that it is a huge loss for the music industry however he will be in our hearts through his songs.
Vice President of India – Also Shree Jagdeep Dhankhar wrote that he was known for his soulful voice and melodious singing.
Shreya Ghoshal – Another artist from the Music Industry called KK’s demise shocking and unbelievable.
Abhishek Bachchan – However, Abhishek Bachchan also called it shocking and sad.
Everyone was listening to his songs in his memory however the Kolkata government was planning something different for the tribute.
Funerals and Tributes –
According to the reports he was performing on the stage of Nazrul Mancha which was overcrowded and KK also asked for ventilation as it was a closed auditorium. So according to the audience who attended the concert, it was not KK, it was the negligence of Nazrul Mancha. Here is the link to it –
The concert raped up till 8:30 pm. Then he suddenly fell ill and returned to his hotel. When his condition was becoming worse, he was rushed to the CMRI hospital in Kolkata, where he was declared dead.
However the next morning Kolkata C.M. announced a Gun Salute to the Late singer KK at Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata. Where Mamata Banerjee was present for the Salute and his body was brought to Mumbai the next day for cremation on 2 June his funeral was held at the Versova Hindu Cemetery. KK’s voice has become a memory for everyone because everyone felt that when KK said “Hum Rahe Ya Na Rahe Kal Yaad Aayegey Ye Pal ”.