Highlights

  • Singer KK passes away due to 'massive heart attack'
  • He had moved to Mumbai after working in hotel industry
  • Like Kishore Kumar he was not trained in classic music

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Singer KK passes away: some lesser-known facts & his Kishore Kumar connection

In an interview KK had shared that he worked in the hotel industry before moving to Mumbai in 1994

Singer KK passed away on Tuesday in Kolkata where he had gone to perform in a live event.

Here are some lesser-known facts about the singer who appeared on the Bollywood map Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam song “Tadap Tadap Ke”.

Before he got his break with solo album Pal in 1999, he had sung over 3500 jingles.

In an interview KK had shared that he worked in the hotel industry before moving to Mumbai in 1994 to pursue music. He credited his wife Jyoti for her support in pursuing his dreams.

Also Watch: Singer Krishnakumar Kunnath aka KK passes away

KK had shared that he was once spotted by Hariharan while he was singing in Delhi and it was there that the veteran singer encouraged him to move to Mumbai.

Not a trained classical musician, like his inspiration Kishore Kumar, KK had shared that he visited a music school for a few days but it was not something that he was cut out for so his father did not push him.

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