CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has condoled the death of legendary singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK on Thursday
Taking to Twitter Stalin tweeted, "I was deeply shocked and pained to know about the untimely demise of versatile singer KK. Gifted with a soulful voice that's charming, fresh, cheerful and animated, KK has won hearts across the languages with his repertoire of songs. He will live on through his art." (sic)
A doctor who conducted the autopsy said, "KK, had several heart blockages and he could have been saved if CPR was administered on time."
KK died on Tuesday night due to a massive cardiac arrest after a live performance at Nazrul Mancha in Kolkata. He had a major blockage in the left main coronary artery and small blockages in various other arteries and sub-arteries.
''He had a major blockage in the left main coronary artery and small blockages in various other arteries and sub-arteries. Excessive excitement during the live show caused a stoppage of blood flow leading to cardiac arrest that claimed his life,'' the medical practitioner told on condition of anonymity.
''He had told his wife during a telephonic conversation of experiencing pain in his arm and shoulders,'' the police officer said.