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Singer KK cremated in Mumbai; family and friends bid an emotional goodbye – Times of India ►

Singer KK cremated in Mumbai; family and friends bid an emotional goodbye – Times of India ►

Iconic singer KK, who passed away due to a heart attack on May 31 shortly after a performance in Kolkata, was laid to rest in Mumbai today. His family and friends from the industry paid their last respects at the Versova Hindu cremation ground.

Celebs from the music and entertainment industry like Hariharan, Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Shreya Ghoshal, Salim Merchant, Alka Yagnik, Shankar Mahadevan, Javed Akhtar, Harshdeep Kaur, Rahul Vaidya, Sudesh Bhosle, Sameer, Javed Ali, Vishal Bharadwaj, Mini Mathur, Kabir Khan and others were seen at the cremation ground for antim darshan.

The 53-year-old singer was performing at Nazrul Mancha in Kolkata at a concert last Tuesday, during which he complained of uneasiness. He was taken to the hotel where he collapsed and was then rushed to CMRI Hospital in Kolkata. He was declared brought dead.

After a post mortem conducted at a hospital in Kolkata, KK’s family brought his mortal remains to Mumbai. He was honoured with a gun salute at Kolkata’s Rabindra Sadan where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also paid her last respects.

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KK was one of the most versatile singers in the Indian music industry. He has a slew of superhit numbers in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali and others to his credit. KK is survived by his wife and children.


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