[Watch] Fans Unveil KK’s Statue On Singer’s First Death Anniversary
Kolkata: It’s been a year since that tragic day when Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, passed away hours after a live concert at a Kolkata auditorium.
Fans paid tribute by unveiling a life-size statue of the late singer at the Sir Gurudas Mahavidyalaya, which had organised the concert on the evening of May 31, 2022.
Clad in jeans and T-shirt with a microphone in hand to give it a real-life look, the idol of the ‘Yaaron’ singer was decked with garlands and flowers.
Watch the unveiling video posted on Twitter by ANI:
#WATCH | Kolkata: Late singer KK’s statue installed in Gurudas College in Kolkata, where his last concert was held. (31/05)
KK passed away on 31st May, last year after he suffered a heart attack during a concert at the same college pic.twitter.com/hesWzQxG5X
— ANI (@ANI) May 31, 2023
People thronged to the college campus to pay their respects.
“KK was a magical man with a magical voice,” local councillor Amal Chakraborty told ANI, adding that KK’s last concert was an event of Gurudas College.
The singer, who was 53 at the time, felt unwell on reaching his hotel after the show. He was rushed to a private hospital, where he was pronounced dead, having suffered a cardiac arrest.