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RIP KK: The singer who sang more than 3,500 ad jingles

The singer, who passed away at the age of 53, had sung more than 3,500 ad jingles in more than 11 languages


Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK in the music industry, passed away at the age of 53 owing to a heart attack after performing at a concert in Kolkata.

Before getting a break in the Indian film industry, KK sang more than 3,500 ad jingles for popular brands in more than 11 languages, including Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali, and Gujarati amongst others in the late 90s. 

Here are some of the famous ad jingles he sang:

Pepsi’s ‘Dil Maange More’:


Nerolac’s ‘Jab Ghar ki Raunak’:

Hero Honda’s Dhak Dhak:

Colgate Gel ad jingle:

Double Mint’s ‘Ek Ajnabi Haseena Se’”

The news of his untimely demise on the night of May 31, came as a shocker for the music industry as well as for his fans.

As per reports, right after he finished his concert at the Gurudas College event in Kolkata. The singer was rushed to the hospital from the hotel and was declared dead by the doctors.

Here’s the post from his official page a few hours before his death:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid his tribute to the singer through a tweet:

People from the film fraternity as well as the music industry took to social media platforms to express their grief and convey their condolences. 

#RIPKK pic.twitter.com/L3VFWuhoF8

— Salman Khan Films (@SKFilmsOfficial) May 31, 2022

Initial hits such as 'Pyaar Ke Pal' and 'Yaaron' made KK popular among the youths of the country. As a playback singer, he has recorded Bollywood numbers such as 'Ankhon Mein Teri' (Om Shanti Om), 'Zara Sa' (Jannat), 'Khuda Jaane' (Bachna Ae Hasino) and 'Tadap Tadap' (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam).


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