Indian playback singer Krishnakumar Kunnath or KK died at age 53 owing to a massive cardiac arrest after performing a live event at Kolkata on 31st May 2022. He was born on 23rd of August 1968.
The singer was recorded many beautiful soulful tracks in multiple languages Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, etc. He made his Hindi film debut through A.R Rahman’s soundtracks ” College Ke Saathi”, and “Hello Doctor” for the dubbed Hindi version of a Tamil film (Kadhal Desham).
The legendary singer made his name across the nation with Salman-Aishwary starrer 1999 film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’s song Tadap Tadap Ke.
The same year he also launched his debut album Pal, in which the song of the same name and Yaaron has become popular among the youth and is still commonly used in school farewells.
Here we are sharing with you the late versatile singer one of the most popular songs that make you fall for his soulful voice:
1- Ankhon Me Teri
KK has recorded songs in several music genres but when he sings a love song, it makes you just go with the flow and the lyrics in the song. His Aankhon Mein Teri song from the 2011 film Om Shanti Om starring Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone is one of those highly popular songs, many believe one of the main reasons the flick became a hit is this song.
2- Zara Sa
Zara is another romantic track in the mesmerizing voice of KK, this love song will make you listen to it over and over again. It was composed by Pritam and lyrics penned by Sayeed Quadri. He was nominated for the best male playback singer award at Filmfare awards.
3- Khuda Jaane
The beautiful song is in the voice of KK and Shilpa Rao, composed by Vishal & Shekhar, and lyrics were penned by Anvitta Dutta Guptan. The song features Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone. KK has won his first Best Playback Singer award for this track.
4- Tuhi Meri Shab Hai
The year 2011 hit film Gangster- A love story, love song ‘Tuhi Meri Shab Hai’, is another one of the popular tracks of KK that copped him the nomination in several music awards.
Along with K.K, the song has the voice of singers like Abhijit, Sunidhi Chauhan, Kavita Seth, Zubeen and James, lyrics writer Sayeed Quadri, Nilesh Mishra and Mayur, it was made under the composition of Preetam. The song features Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranaut and Shiney Ahuja.
5- Zindagi Do Pal Ki
Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut starrer Kites has the timeless song Zindagi Do Pal Ki, sung by K.K. The song was composed by Rajesh Roshan. K.K has another song in his beautiful voice in the film named ‘Dil Kyon Yeh Mera’ which is another highly popular song.
6- Tu Jo Mila
Here we have attached the lyrical video song of KK’s hit song Tu Jo Mila from the 2015 superhit film Bajrangi Bhailjaan starred by Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan. It is a Pritam musical written by Kausar Munir. The song on the youtube has collectively been viewed over 10 crore times.
7- Dus Bahane 2.0
Dus Bahane 2.0 is the remixed version of his 2005 song of the same name, the badass song was hit back then and have made the legs shake of the listeners still.
8- Sajde Kiye Hein
Watch this beautiful song in the astonishing voice of KK from the movie Khatta Meettha featuring Akshay Kumar and Trisha Krishnan. Composed by Pritam and lyrics written by Irshad Kamil. Sunidhi Chauhan sung the female voice in the song.
9- Tu Aashiqui Hai
Tu Aashiqui Hai is a 2003 musical comedy film Jhankaar Beats sung by KK under the composition of Vishal Shekhar and lyrics written by Vishal Dadlani. It features Sanjay Suri and Juhi Chawla.
10- Piya Aaye Na
2013 blockbuster romantic musical film Aashiqui 2 song Piya Aaye Na is among one of the most popular songs of KK, in fact the whole album of Aashiqui3 was a huge hit. KK’s song Piya Aaye Na was written by Irshad Kamil and composed by Jeet Ganguli. Female voice given in the song by Tulsi Kumar.
KK was one of those who was recognized from his voice, not from his face such was the impact of the legendary singer, he has recorded many songs in different musical genres. He in his mesmerizing voice has given many timeless songs. We at Janbhartimes send out our heartfelt condolences to his near and dear ones.