When KK paid musical tribute to Gulzar by singing Maachis song Chhod Aaye Hum, watch

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Singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, whose stage name was KK passed away hours after a concert in Kolkata’s Nazrul Mancha auditorium on May 31. The 53-year-old singer reportedly collapsed at the hotel where he was staying after the concert. He was taken to CMRI hospital and the doctor said the singer was brought dead. KK crooned several songs in his career like Pal, Yaaron, which were popular among the 90s kids. Very few of you may know this that the singer made his debut as a playback singer with Maachis track Chodd Aaye Hum in 1996. He crooned it for Gulzar’s movie.

Filmmaker Srijit Mukherji mourning the death of KK shared a two-minute video of the singer paying a tribute to veteran lyricist Gulzar. In the video, the Alvida singer is seen performing a rendition of the popular song and Gulzar saab looking impressed as he listens to him.

Sharing the priceless video, Srijit wrote, “In a state of total shock. Just met him last month for the first time and it seemed that we had known each other for years. The chatter wouldn’t just stop. And I was so moved to see the love he had for Gulzar saab. He said he stepped into the film world with Chhor aaye hum and sang it to him as a tribute. Farewell, my newest friend. I wish we could have had more sessions on music and food and cinema.”

Watch the video here.

KK gave several Bollywood hits that include Tu Jo Mila, Ajab Si, Tadap Tadap Ke, Kya Mujhe Pyaar Hai, Khuda Jaane, among others. He will always stay in our memories through his soulful songs.

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