KK's funeral held in Mumbai's Versova Hindu Cemetery
Singer Krishnakumar Kunnath or KK passed away on Tuesday night. The singer fell ill after performing at an event in Kolkata and was brought to a private hospital, where he was declared dead. On Wednesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid her last respects to him in the presence of his family. KK's funeral took place in Mumbai on Thursday.
As per the reports, KK's mortal remains were taken from Kolkata to Mumbai by his family via a flight after 5:00 pm on Wednesday. The flight landed at around 7:45 pm in Mumbai. Reportedly, the mortal remains were brought to his residence on Thursday morning. KK's family has shared the venue details of his last rites on his official Instagram page.
Maharashtra | Mortal remains of singer Krishnakumar Kunnath popularly known as #KK brought to his residence in Mumbai— ANI (@ANI) June 2, 2022
The last rites of the singer will be performed in Mumbai today. pic.twitter.com/AL72BfoeUz
According to details shared by KK's wife Jyothy Krishna, his Antim Darshan was held at Park Plaza in Andheri, Mumbai from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. On the other hand, the Antim Yatra is set to be held at 1:00 pm at Mumbai's Versova Hindu Cemetery. Fans of the singer and celebrities took to the comments section of the post and offered their condolences.
The initial post-mortem report of the musician was released on Wednesday. According to the report, the 53-year-old died after suffering cardiac arrest. It has also been revealed that he had been suffering from "prolonged cardiac issues." With the initial reports, it has been concluded that there was no foul play behind his demise. A final report is expected to be released soon.
As mentioned earlier, KK took ill after performing at a live concert at an auditorium in Kolkata on Tuesday. The Bollywood playback singer was later rushed to his hotel room where he suffered chest pain and collapsed. Later, he was taken to a private hospital, where the doctors declared him dead. KK is survived by his wife Krishna and two children.