02062022-LSTL-01.qxd 6/2/2022 12:26 AM Page 1 c m y b SURIYA’S LOOK FROM VIKRAM Suriya’s cameo in upcoming movie Vikram has garnered a lot of attention after the film’s director Lokesh Kanagaraj spoke about it. On Wednesday, Kanagaraj unveiled Surya’s look from the film. TMS Tributes pour in TRIBUNE Cold zone Life During the shoot of her forthcoming film, Ishq Pashmina, Zarina Wahab encountered massive snowfall. She says, “I’ve seen weather problems before, but this was something different.” TMS LUDHIANA | THURSDAY | 2 JUNE 2022 Laapata (Ek Tha Tiger) Tune Maari Entriyaan (Gunday) Khuda Jaane (Bachna Ae Haseeno) Kya Mujhe Pyaar Hai (Woh Lamhe) Akshay Kumar KK had sung Tu Bhula Jise in Airlift, which was the climax song… It’s very sad that we are losing a lot of our singers & it happened at a very young age. Ajay Devgn The news of KK’s death that too right after a live performance is terrible. He sang for films I was associated with, so his loss seems that much more personal. RIP… Emraan Hashmi A voice and talent like no other… They don’t make them like him anymore. Working on the songs he sang was always that much more special. You will always be in our hearts KK... Chhoti si hai Chiranjeevi Konidela Heartbroken at the shocking demise of KK. Gone too soon! A fabulous singer and a great soul. He sang Daayi Daayi Daama from Indra for me. My heartfelt condolences to his family & near and dear ones. May his soul rest in peace! #RIPKK zindagi... Onir Devastated. Just few days back I spoke to #KK asking him to be the voice of #PineCone for a song composed by a debutant music director from Kashmir #JunaidAhmed and he confirmed. I could hear him sing our song. Was supposed to record after my shoot in Sikkim. Numb… Farhan Akhtar Absolutely stunned to hear that KK has passed away; brother you’ve gone too soon...Deepest condolences to the family. This is heartbreaking. Manoj Bajpayee It’s so heartbreaking. A talent with grace and dignity. Pure gem of a person! Known him for many years. Will take a lot of time to come to terms with this loss. Condolences to his family & friends…RIP . Abhishek Bachchan This is such shocking and sad news. KK, thank you for sharing your talent with us all. Gone too soon. Rest in harmony. Ram Charan With a heavy heart, I extend my condolences to KK’s family and fans. Your voice will remain in our hearts forever. Rest in peace KK. —TMS Tadap Tadap (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam) and (R) Tu Jo Mila (Bajrangi Bhaijaan) Koi Kahe Kehta Rahe (Dil Chahta Hai) Mona H UM Rahe Ya Na Rahe Kal Kal Yaad Aayenge Yeh Pal… Crooned KK, as the enthusiastic young crowd sang along at a concert at Nazrul Mancha in south Kolkata on Tuesday evening. Who knew these were some of the last pals with him. Aptly called the ‘voice of love, he also sung of loss, romance, dosti... KK sure had a song for every emotion. It is hard to believe that KK, who has given timeless hits like Tadap Tadap Ke Is Dil Se (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam), Chhod Aaye Hum Ye Galiyaan (Maachis), Yaaron (Rockford) and Tu Aashiqui Hai (Jhankaar Beats), wasn’t a trained musician. Born in Delhi to a Malayali couple, Krishnakumar Kunnath, who later got famous as KK, he was a Kirori Mal College alumnus. While he first performed in class two, he was to go through the regular rut— a marketing job, and later ad jingles (he sang Yeh Dil Maange More for Pepsi) — before getting into B-town. He debuted along with Sony Music as they launched busi- Pyaar Ke Pal HIT MACHINE Songs Album/Movie singer KK says Tadap Tadap Ke Is Dil Se Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Yaaron Pal alvida rather Aankhon Mein Teri Om Shanti Om Gangster early, sending the Tun Hi Meri Shab Hai Zara Sa Jannat entertainment Kya Mujhe Pyaar Hai Woh Lamhe industry and his O Humdum Suniyo Re Rehna Hai TereSaathiya Such Keh Raha Hai Deewana Dil Mein Tune Maari Entriyaan Gunday fans into shock. Khuda Jaane Bachna Ae Haseeno Yet, he leaves a legacy to cherish ness in India with the album Pal in 1999, which gave the hit Yaaron. It was Tadap Tadap Ke Is Dil Se with Ismail Darbar that established him in the Hindi film industry. Be it peppy numbers like It’s The Time To Disco (Kal Ho Naa Ho), Tune Maari Entriyaan (Gunday), Make Some Noise for the Desi Boyz (Desi Boyz) or soulful melodies Abhi Abhi (Jism 2), Khuda Jaane (Bachna Ae Haseeno), O Humdum Suniyo Re (Saathiya) to sad tracks such as Sach Keh Raha Hai Deewana (Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein) and Alvida Justice sought for Moosewala Sidhu Moosewala’s funeral on Tuesday witnessed a procession full of locals, fans from far-off villages and industry friends. As the last rites concluded, many artistes from the music industry called for justice. Model Sonia Mann was the first one to make a live video and urged other members of Punjabi music industry to stand up for Sidhu. She said, “I just came back from the funeral of Sidhu and it wasn’t easy to look at his parents doing the last rites of their only son. I have observed that everybody was busy writing Rest in Peace for Sidhu, but didn’t talk about justice. Her brave mother today was requesting the gangsters to make peace with each other, so that another mother does not have to cry for her child…Music industry should take a firm stand to get justice for Sidhu.” The actress also mentioned singer Mankirt Aulakh and threat to his life. She added, “Who knows who will be next…Mother and daughters are the same for everybody, stand with them. If Punjab has gangsters seeking extortion from artistes and carrying advanced guns, where are we heading to?” Haryanvi singer Fazilpuriya has also shared a video post on Instagram where he asked every artiste from Punjab and India to not release any song until justice is done in Sidhu’s murder case. Afsana Khan and her brother Khuda Baksh were others who demanded justice from Punjab’s CM and the centre. — Sheetal from Life In A Metro, KK won the love of listeners with his versatility. In addition to Hindi, he also sang in Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Tamil and Telugu. Creative genius While music lovers are yet to recover from the loss of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and Sidhu Moosewala, the loss of KK, who was just 53, came as a jolt. “KK was an accomplished singer with an illustrious career. It’s hard to believe that we are paying a SHINING STAR As fans mourned KK’s untimely demise, Emraan Hashmi trended on Twitter too. They together gave hits—Beete Lamhein, Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai, Aye Bekhabar, Zara Sa. ■ While early reports labelled KK’s demise due to heart attack, later in the day Kolkata police confirmed the same. ■ Telugu actor-politician Pawan Kalyan expressed shock over the untimely death of KK,”The songs he sang in my films greatly impressed both fans and music lovers. Ye Mera Jahan in Kushi has reached people of all ages.” ■ tribute to him; condolences to the family of the guy who was performing enthusiastically till late last night,” shared actor-director Shekhar Suman. The actor had met KK for the first time during the shoot of Movers and Shakers. “He came across as a very nice, friendly and extremely talented person. When I was making my first film Hearltess, I made sure one of the tracks was sung by him. He gave us such a beautiful song Soniye. God bless his soul,” he recalled. Singer Shael Oswal calls Split ends Karan V Grover gets married to Poppy Jabbal Billie Eilish breaks up with Matthew Tyler Vorce Happy times Karan V Grover has tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Poppy Jabbal. The wedding took place on Tuesday (May 31) with a small gathering in Himachal Pradesh. It was attended by their close friend Shama Sikander along with her husband. Karan took to Instagram and posted the first picture from his wedding. Both bride and groom are seen twinning in pinkcoloured attire. While Karan wore a sherwani with a pagdi, Poppy was seen in a lehenga during the c m y b KK one of his most favourite singers. “It’s not just because of his soulful voice, but also his immense talent. I have always admired his voice, the high pitch and the pain in it, which is really commendable.” Shael fondly recalls his first meeting, “I met him through a common friend during the release of my first album Hello and Kahan Hai Tu. It was then that I told him one of my favourite songs was Pal.” he adds. It was with Sach Keh Raha Hai Deewana Dil, Dil Na Kisi Se Lagaana that singer Sahil Samuel was introduced to KK’s voice. “I was in my sixth standard when his songs would be consistently on my playlist. Never did it occur to me that one day I would get to share the stage with such a renowned and accomplished artiste. The memory still remains fresh, as if we had just shared the stage yesterday. It was in 2018 when we first shared a platform together and pretty recently in April we got to meet again. Such a young glowing soul taken away from us so soon, I am still shocked,” said Sahil. Filmmaker Srijit Mukherji shared a two-minute video in which KK is seen singing Chhod Aaye Hum Ye Galiyaan and Gulzar is looking impressed. 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 Chhod Aaye Hum Ye Galiyaan and sang it to him as a tribute. Farewell, my newest friend.” wedding ceremony. Karan captioned the picture as, “We finally did it… 31-05-2022 #MayDay.” Talking about the wedding, actress Shama Sikander says, “We are just so happy that it has finally happened. I guess it does influence you in some way when your close friends are getting married and you see so much love around. All of us need to witness it unfold and when we see it ourselves, we, too, want it in life. All of us deserve the happiness.” — TMS Billie Eilish and her boyfriend Matthew Tyler Vorce have called it quits! The two were dating each other for more than a year. The parting comes amid rumours that Matthew cheated on the Grammy-winning artiste. In a series of Instagram Stories, Matthew confirmed that they had split. Matthew Tyler in his Instagram story called out Eilish’s fans, who supposedly flooded him with messages over their break-up. Matthew Tyler wrote, “The fact that thousands of people take time out of their day to write the most heinous things on someone they will never know is the most cowardly thing you can possibly do…. Live your own life.” He also addressed the cheating rumours, writing, “Nobody cheated on anyone. Relationships end. Simple as that. Creating rumours and lying on the internet is dangerous.” — TMS
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