The industry heavily mourns the loss of one of the biggest singers in Bollywood, KK. With her soulful and magnetic voice, KK created iconic hits that dominated music charts. It is rightfully said that an artiste never dies but lives on through her art.
KK made his debut with his song Pal in 1999. Pal was also the last song that the artist performed at a concert, hours before his tragic and sorrowful death. The sensation made a huge contribution to the music industry.
He passed away on Tuesday night in Kolkata. We pray that his soul rests in peace and glory.
These are fifteen songs by KK that have etched a permanent spot in our hearts.
Pyaar Ke Pal
KK made his singing debut with the song Pyaar Ke Pal from the 1999 album Pal. The song went on to become a major hit especially as a school or college farewell is incomplete without it. This song also marks the final song the singer sang on stage at her last concert in Kolkata.
Yaaron is also a song from KK’s first solo Studio Album Pal. The song was a massive hit in India and earned him immense popularity among the youth. He won various accolades and widespread recognition for the album. Yaaron was one of the most popular songs from this album.
This song from the 2008 romantic-comedy movie Bachna Ae Haseeno stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone. The album secured the top 3 positions in all music charts. Khuda Jaane is the most popular song on the album and is a melodious love song. It went on to be recognized as a popular love anthem in Bollywood. KK adds his own magical touch to the song with his powerful voice.
Emraan Hashmi and KK are popular duos in Bollywood. One of the most popular songs which shows their collaboration is the song Mere Bina from Crook. The song plays in the background as Emraan Hashmi proposes to his dela lady dela love dela and spends romantic moments with her in the movie. When it comes to love songs, KK sings it best with his soulful voice from him. Emraan and KK also teamed up for other songs such as Zara Sa from Jannat and Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai from Gangster.
Kya Mujhe Pyaar Hai
Kya Mujhe Pyaar Hai sung by KK is a popular song from the 2006 movie Woh Lamhe. The song captures the love story between an aspiring actress who suffers with suicidal tendencies and a filmmaker who wants to save her. The characters are played by Shiney Ahuja and Kangana Ranaut. KK lent her beautiful voice to the album which sounded the sales. The song went on to become a superhit and was also remixed multiple times.
Aankhon Mein Teri
Aankhon Mein Teri is a popular love song from Om Shanti Om starring Shah Rukh Khan and debutante Deepika Padukone. The song plays in the background as Shah Rukh Khan’s character sets his eyes on the popular actress Shanti played by Deepika Padukone. The song captures how he is starstruck and shares a moment with the popular heroine. KK wonderfully portrayed the feeling of a newly blossomed love with her magnetic voice.
The popular song from New York captures the spirit of friendship. The song stars Katrina Kaif, John Abraham and Neil Nitin Mukesh who play the role of college students who share a strong bond of friendship. The song also reflects how they are living their lives to the fullest as young adults. KK has also lent his voice to other songs that have now become an anthem of friendship. These songs include the cult-hits Yaaron and Pyaar Ke Pal.
Tune Maari Entriyaan
This popular dance number from Gunday gained recognition and popularity for its catchy lyrics. The song shows actors Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and Arjun Kapoor as they perform the hook steps of the hit song. It portrays a love triangle formed between two brothers Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor as they fall in love with the same girl played by Priyanka Chopra. KK adds a burst of energy with his powerful voice from him to this beautiful song. The melodious song made its way to every club and party as the massive crowds sang in the chorus.
Koi Kahe Kehta Rahe
Koi Kahe Kehta Rahe is a song with a strong message on the close bond of friendship between men. The popular dance number was one of the biggest hits of the year and made its way to the top charts. The song stars Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and Akshaye Khanna as they enter a club and dance to this song from the movie Dil Chahta Hai. KK adds a touch of the liveliness felt by young men and their nonchalance with this song. The amalgamation of powerful lyrics and KK’s magical voice made this song a generation-defining hit.
Dil Kyun Yeh Mera
Dil Kyun Yeh Mera Shor Kare is a popular love anthem from the 2010 movie Kites. The song captures Hrithik Roshan and Barbara Mori as their characters fall in love in the movie. Along with Dil Kyun Yeh Mera, the singer has also sung Zindagi Do Pal Ki from the movie. Both the songs were raging on the charts post its release. KK has always added his personal touch to love songs with her soulful voice.
Chale Jaise Hawayein
Chale Jaise Hawayein is a popular song from the super hit movie Main Hoon Na. The song stars Amrita Rao, Zayed Khan, and Shah Rukh Khan. KK’s voice captures the high spirits of the students in a school setting. Amrita Rao and Zayed Khan can be seen performing with a huge group of dancers as Shah Rukh Khan makes his entry into the school. KK contributed majorly to making this album a massive hit. Other than Chale Jaise Hawayein, he has also sung Ye Fizaein and Gori Gori, both of which are popular songs from the movie.
The song Dus Bahane from the movie Dus features vocals by KK. This song is reportedly the most played song of 2015. The song featured popular dance steps by Abhishek Bachchan, Zayed Khan, Sunil Shetty and Sanjay Dutt. KK lent his otherworldly voice to the song which made it a big hit. The song gained immense popularity and was also recreated as Dus Bahane 2.0 in the movie Baaghi 3 starring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor.
Tu Aashiqui Hai
Tu Aashiqui Hai is a popular song from the musical comedy Jhankaar Beats, a 2013 film. This is one of the career-defining songs sung by KK. The song plays as Neel, the protagonist confesses his love for Preeti at the Sunday mass that she attends. KK’s soulful voice adds reverence to the song played at the church.
Aashayein is a song from the sports drama Iqbal, a 2005 sports drama film. The song went on to become one of the biggest hits by KK. Other than Aashayein, KK has also sung Mutthi Mein Aasman which is a popular song from the movie. This song is a beacon of hope and inspiration with its powerful lyrics and soulful voice.
One of the most popular songs by KK is Alvida from the movie Life in a… Metro. The movie was critically acclaimed for its soundtracks, the most popular one being Alvida. KK also sang Alvida from the movie which was a big hit.