Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Persang Karaoke Wishes KK a very Happy Birthday



Dil Kyun Yeh Mera Shor Kare..

Idhar Nahin 
Udhar Nahin 
Teri Ore Chale...

A superb song from the movie Kites sung by KK..

Krishnakumar Kunnath also known as KK, is an Indian playback singer. He is a prominent singer in Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil films. Born in Delhi to C. S. and Kanakavalli, a Malayali couple, Krishnakumar Kunnath was brought up in New Delhi. KK sang 3,500 jingles before Bollywood break.

KK married his childhood friend Jyothi in 1991. His son Nakul sang a song "Masti" from his latest album Humsafar with him. KK also has a daughter named Taamara.
He has been greatly influenced by the singer Kishore Kumar and music director R. D. Burman.
KK debuted as a playback singer with A. R. Rahman's hit song "College Styley" and "Hello Dr." from Kadir's Kadal Desam and then "Strawberry Kannae" from musical film Minsara Kanavu (1997). Pritam Chakraborty is also fan of him. He got his Bollywood break with "Tadap Tadap Ke Is Dil" from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999). 

Tadap Tadapke Is Dil Se Aah Nikalti Rahi Hai
Mujhko Saza Di Pyaar Ki Aisa Kya Gunaah Kiya
To Lut Gaye Haan Lut Gaye
To Lut Gaye Hum Teri Mohabbat Mein 

However, prior to this song he had song a small portion of the song "Chod aaye hum" from Gulzar's Maachis. Till now, KK has sung more than 500 songs in Hindi and more than 200 songs in Telugu, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada  and Malayalam languages. He has worked with music composers such as Rajesh RoshanIlayarajaVishal BhardwajIsmail DarbarHimesh Reshammiya, Anu MalikVishal - ShekharM. M. KeeravaniVidyasagarMani SharmaA. R. RahmanYuvan Shankar RajaHarris JayarajDevaDevi Sri PrasadShankar Ehsaan Loy, Pritam Chakraborty, Deepak Dev, etc. KK has sung many songs with Alka YagnikSunidhi ChauhanUdit Narayan and Shaan.
In the year 1999, Sony Music had just been launched in India and they were looking to launch a new artiste. KK was selected as the new artiste and he came out with a solo album titled Pal with Leslie Lewis composing the music. Pal was the first album released by KK for which he got the prestigious Screen award as best singer.

On January 22, 2008, KK released his second album Humsafar after a gap of eight years. The songs "Aasmaan Ke", "Yeh Kahan Mil Gaye Hum" and "Rain Bhai [Maajhi]" are famous songs from this album, besides; KK had also sung an English Rock Ballad "Cineraria". The title track, "Humsafar" is a mix of English and Hindi lyrics. Humsafar has 10 songs, out of which eight have been composed by KK. The other two songs were taken from his previous album Pal.

Hum, rahen ya na rahen kal,
Kal yaad aayenge ke ye pal 
Pal, ye hain pyar ke pal 
Chal, aa mere sang chal...

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