Indian actor Akshay Kumar said in a tweet, “Extremely sad and shocked to know of the sad demise of KK. What a loss! Om Shanti.”
Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri said he was “so sad” to hear of Kunnath’s death, noting that he sang the first song on his first film, and had been a “great friend” 이후로 계속.
“Why so early, KK, 왜? But you have left behind a treasure of a playlist. Very difficult night. Om Shanti. Artists like KK never die,” Agnihotri said.
Kunnath’s first breakthrough role in Bollywood was with the song, “Tadap Tadap Ke” from the movie, “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.”
His other popular tunes include “Sach Keh Raha Hai” from the movie “Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein” and the song “Mangalyam,” from the movie, “Saathiya.”
Born in August 1968 in New Delhi, Kunnath graduated from Delhi University’s Kirori Mal College, before jumpstarting his career by singing for jingles for advertisements, CNN 계열사에 따르면, News18.