KK (singer)

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Performing Live at The JockeyClub Auditorium, Hong Kong
Background information
Birth name Krishnakumar Kunnath
Also known as KK, Kay Kay, K. K.
Born (1968-08-23) 23 August 1968 (age 46)
New Delhi
Genres playback singing
Occupations Singer, composer
Instruments Vocal
Years active 1996–present
Labels Sony Music
Website themesmerizer.com

Krishnakumar Kunnath (born 23 August 1968), popularly known as KK or Kay Kay, is an Indian playback singer. He is a prominent singer in Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada and Tamil films.[1]

Born in Delhi to Malayali parents C. S. Nair and Kanakavalli,[2] Krishnakumar Kunnath was brought up in New Delhi.[3] KK sang 3,500 jingles before Bollywood break. He is an alumnus of Delhi's Mount St. Mary school.[4] He appeared in "Josh of India" song for the support of Indian Cricket Team during Cricket World Cup 1999.[5] Following this, he released an album called Pal for which he received a Star Screen Award for the Best Solo Album.[6] He successfully launched the Album Humsafar 8 years after the first album, in Jan 2008. Humsafar, came eight years after the release of KK's super-hit debut album Pal.[1] It belongs to the pop-rock genre and has a total of 10 songs. Humsafar has two songs – "Din Ho Ya Raat" and "Mehki Hawa" – from Pal, KK's earlier album. The album has a fun-filled romantic number – "Aasman Ke", featuring the singer and a south Indian model, Suhasi Goradia Dhami, in the video. "Humsafar", the title track, an interplay of English and Hindi lyrics, is about one's conscience and how it is a constant companion in the journey of life. One of the songs, "Yeh Kahan", was penned seven years before the release and "Dekho Na", a rock number, was written six years ago. The rest of the six songs came about in the last two years before the release.[1] Other songs in the album include "Rain Bhai Kaari", a mix of Bengali Baul with rock and a tinge of S D Burman, and "Cineraria", a fun-filled English ballad. His latest song "Kabhi Aayine Pe Likha Tujhe" from the movie Hate Story 2 is well received by the audience and is also among the top 10 chartbusters.

Personal life[edit]

KK married his childhood sweetheart Jyothy Krishna in 1991.[7] His son Nakul sang a song "Masti" from his latest album Humsafar with him.[8] KK also has a daughter named Taamara.

He has been greatly influenced by the singer Kishore Kumar and music director R. D. Burman. His melodious voice has helped gain a certain genre of songs… his forte is Love songs and his voice almost always touches a chord in every listeners heart. He is truly the next generation Kishore Kumar. With no formal training in singing, he still stands tall among all the other talented playback singers of Bollywood.


After graduating from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University in commerce. KK had a brief stint of eight months as marketing executive in the hotel industry. After few years, in 1994, he moved to Mumbai.[7]

Playback singing[edit]

Performing Live at The JockeyClub Auditorium, Hong Kong

In 1994, he gave his demo tape to Louis Banks, Ranjit Barot and Leslie Lewis to get a break in the music arena. He was called by UTV and he sang a jingle for Santogen Suiting ad.[8] In a span of four years, he has sung more than 3,500 jingles in 11 Indian languages. He got the first break in Mumbai from UTV to sing jingles. He considers Leslie Lewis as his mentor for giving him his first jingle to sing in Mumbai.[7] KK was introduced as a playback singer with A. R. Rahman's hit song "College Styley" and "Hello Dr." from Kadir's Kadhal Desam and then "Strawberry Kannae" from AVM Productions's musical film Minsara Kanavu (1997).[9] 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).[9] 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.[10] He has worked with leading music composers such as Rajesh Roshan, Ilayaraja, Vishal Bhardwaj, Ismail Darbar, Himesh Reshammiya, Anu Malik, Anand-Milind, Vishal-Shekhar, M. M. Keeravani, Vidyasagar, Mani Sharma, A. R. Rahman, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Harris Jayaraj, Deva, Devi Sri Prasad, Amit Trivedi, Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Pritam Chakraborty, Deepak Dev, Jeet Gannguli, Viju Shah, Jatin-Lalit, Sachin-Jigar, Raghav Sachar, Anand Raj Anand, Salim-Sulaiman, Sajid-Wajid, Sharib-Toshi, Nadeem- Shravan, Mithoon, Siddharth-Suhaas, Sachin Gupta, Shamir Tandon, Sandesh Shandilya and etc. KK has sung many songs with Alka Yagnik, Shreya Ghoshal, Sunidhi Chauhan, Udit Narayan, Shilpa Rao, Tulsi Kumar, Dominique Cerejo, Shaan and others. He has lent his voice to the biggest hit song this year (2014) "Tune maari entriyaan" among several others in Gunday.

Albums and television[edit]

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 under Sony Music for which he got the prestigious Screen award as best singer.

On 22 January 2008, KK released his second album Humsafar after a gap of eight years.[11] 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.

KK has also sung many television serial songs like Just Mohabbat,Shaka Laka Boom Boom, Kuch Jhuki Si Palkein, Kavyanjali, Just Dance etc. KK appeared on television too. He was invited as jury member for a talent hunt show Fame Gurukul, but he is clear that he would not like to return to television.[12]

KK participated in the latest musical venture of MTV India Coke Studio. There he sang one qawwali Chadta Suraj along with Sabri Brothers and a recomposed version of his exquisite track Tu Aashiqui Hai from movie Jhankaar Beats. He also came in Surlie Baat in Aaj Tak Chanel. He has also performed in Sony Mix TV Show and MTV Unplugged Season 3, aired on MTV 11 January 2014.KK was in Dubai for his concert 'Salaam Dubai 2014'in April. He also did recent concerts in Goa, Dubai & Chennai.


Hindi Songs[edit]

Song Film/Album
"Indiawaale" Happy New Year
"Kabhi Aayine Pe Likha Tujhe" Hate Story 2
"Kabhi Aayine Pe Likha Tujhe Remix"
"Dil Aajkal" Purani Jeans
"Beetien lamhein" MTV Unplugged season 3
"O Meri Jaan"
"Tadap Tadap"
"Soniye" Heartless
"Tune Maari Entriyaan" Gunday
"Tere Bin Ho Na Sakega Gujara" Paranthe Wali Gali
"Meri Maa" Yaariyan
"Meri Maa – Reprise"
"Apna Bombay Talkies" Bombay Talkies
"Tumsa Nahin Koi" Luv U Soniyo
"Piya Aaye Na" Aashiqui 2
"Kaise Bataun" 3G
"Falsafa" Bloody Isshq
"Ajab Ghazab Love"
"Mat Aazma Re" Murder 3
"Party on My Mind" Race 2
"Tujh Sang Lagi" Special Chabbis
"Pad Gaye" Akaash Vani
"Jaavedaan Hai" 1920: Evil Returns
"Arey Arey Arey" Makkhi
"Rafta Rafta" Raaz 3
"Ishq main tere bina" Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi
"Kaafir Andhere"
"Lapata" Ek Tha Tiger
"Abhi Abhi(duet)" Jism 2
"Abhi Abhi"
"Tum Kahaan Ho" Qasam Se Qasam Se
"Tujhe Sochta Hoon" Jannat 2
"Jannatein Kahaan"
"Party Nights"
"Chalte Jaana Hai" Life Camera Action
"Meri Kahaani" Kahaani
"Barham Hai Hum" Lanka
"Mujhko Pehchaan Lo" Don 2
"Mujhko Pehchaan Lo (Remix)"
"Ishq Hothon Se" Jo Hum Chahein
"Abhi Abhi"
"Ajab Hulchal Si" Loot
"Make Some Noise for the Desi Boyz" Desi Boyz
"Tere Naam Se" Ye Stupid Pyar
"Tere Naam Se (Remix)"
"Yaadon Ki Album Mein" My Friend Pinto
"Khwaabon Khwaabon" Force
"Chaand Taare" I Am Kalam
"Mere Brother Ki Dulhan" Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
"Antenna (Reloaded – SRK Mix)" Always Kabhi Kabhi
"Bas Teri Yaad" Link Road
"Life Sahi Hai" Pyar Ka Punchnama
"Humko Pyaar Hua" Ready
"Bojhal Se" I Am
"Issi Baat Pe"
"Tum Ho Mera Pyaar" Haunted
"Kaun Hai Ajnabi" Game
"O' Mama" 7 Khoon Maaf
"O' Mama (Acoustic)"
Sun Zara Mumbai Mast Kallander
Sun Zara – Remix
Sun Zara – Reprise
Barbaadiya Swaha: Life Beyond Superstition
Tu Hi Tu Hai Ramayana: The Epic
Sunlena Sunlena Rama: The Saviour
Go Go Go Golmaal Golmaal 3
Guzaarish Hai Guzaarish
Jaane Kiske Khwaab
Daayein Baayein
Tuhi Mere Hum Navaa Knock Out
Chahoon Tujhe Mallika
Tujhi Mein Crook
Tujhi Mein – Reprise
Mere Bina – Unplugged
Tere Bin Bandish
Luk Chhup Jana Action Replayy
Poochta Hai Mann Ye Mera Red Alert: The War Within
I Am in Love Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai
Barha Dil Mein Mr. Singh / Mrs. Mehta
Sajde Khatta Meetha
Hoshare Darling
Ayaashi Badmaash Company
Zindagi Do Pal Ki Kites
Dil Kyun Yeh Mera
Sahi Bola Muskurake Dekh Zara
Barbadiyan Swaha
Dekho Raste Mein Hum Tum Aur Ghost
Ab Ye Kaafila Lahore
Yaadein Click
Jaane Ye Kya Hua Karthik Calling Karthik
"Main Tera Dhadkan Teri" Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
Main Tera Dhadkan Teri(remix)
Haan Main Jitni Martaba All the Best: Fun Begins
Dil Ibaadat Tum Mile
Dil Ibadat – Rock
O Meri Jaan
Mere Naal Do Knot Disturb
Yaadein Fox
Discowale Khisko Dil Bole Hadippa!
Discowale Khisko (Remix)
Teri Yaadein Runway
Teri Yaadein (Remix)
Aaya Re Jashnn
Nazrein Karam
Nazrein Karam (Kilogram-Mix)
Main Kya Hoon Love Aaj Kal
Kambakkht Ishq Kambakkht Ishq
Kambakht Ishq(Remix)
Gulon Mein(Upbeat Version) Sikandar
What's up 99
What's up Grooving Blues
Chand Zameen Pe 42 km
O Jaana Raaz – The Mystery Continues
Kaisa Ye Raaz Hai
O Jaana (Dance With Me Mix)
Hai Junoon New York
Hai Junoon (remix)
Marjaani (Kilogram's Balkan Mix) Billu
Ae Aa O
Ae Aa O (Remix)
Same Same But Different Bombay to Bangkok
Mere Khuda Sorry Bhai!
Sorry Bhai
Jalte Hai (Version 2)
Mere Khuda (Remix)
Chu Le Na Roadside Romeo
Aasmaan Aasmaan
Oya Oya Horn OK Pleassss
Golmaal Golmaal Returns
Golmaal (Remix)
Sitaram Sitaram Welcome to Sajjanpur
Sitaram Sitaram (Remix)
Bheeni Bheeni Mehki Mehki
Aksar Hijack
Koi Na Jaane
Aksar (Remix)
Jaane Kya C Kkompany
Tu Salaamat Mukhbiir
Khuda Jaane Bachna Ae Haseeno
Khuda Jaane (Revisited)
Tu Mujhe Soch Kabhi Zindagi Tere Naam
Aa Gaya Hun Love Story 2050
Mein Meelon Ka Jaisa Tha Fasla (Happy Version)
Meelon Ka Jaisa Tha Fasla (Sad Version)
Lagdaa Naa Lagdaa Bhram
Tooti Phooti De Taali
Paake Tujhe Khushboo
Bolo Bolo Ramchandra Ki Jai Dashavatar
Asha 'Song of Hope' Solo Song (No Album)
Dekho Nashe Mein Race
Mumbai Nagariya Sirf
College Ki Sathi Melody Maker
Hello Doctor
Haan Tu Hai Jannat
Zara Sa
Zara Sa (Power Ballad)
Aasmaan Ke Humsafar
Dekho Na
Yeh Kahan Mil Gaye Hum
Rain Bhai [Maajhi]
Deewana Hai Mera Dil
Tum Mile My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves
Allah Beli
Parvar Digara Nehlle Pe Dehlla
Bheege Naina Game(2007)
Khulla Asmaan Chain Kulii Ki Main Kulii
Duniya Ne Dil Toda Showbiz
Mere Falak Ka Tu Hi Sitara
Mere Falak Ka Tu Hi Sitara (Unplugged)
Tu Mujhse Jab Se Mila Hai
Tu Mujhse Jab Se Mila Hai (Remix)
Dus Dus Kahaniyaan
Bin Tum
O Mahiya
Ajab Si Om Shanti Om
Jhoom Barabar Jhoom Jhoom Barabar Jhoom
Labon Ko Bhool Bhulaiyaa
Labon Ko Remix
Sajda Remix
Allah Hafiz
Mera Pehla Pehla Pyaar MP3 – Mera Pehla Pehla Pyaar
Mera Pehla Pehla Pyaar (MP3-Remix)
Alvida Life in a... Metro
O Meri Jaan
Anjana Dhokha
Kab Tujhe
Beete Lamhein The Train : Some lines should never be crossed
Beete Lamhein – Lounge Mix
Teri Tamanna
Teri Tamanna - Club Mix
Teri Tamanna - Euro Mix
Ek Hockey Doongi Rakh Ke Chak De India
Jaane Kaise Raqeeb
Hum Tum Hum Tum Life Mein Kabhie Kabhiee
Ab To Forever Ta Ra Rum Pum
Ek Pal Mein Hattrick
Kachchi Kaliyaan Laaga Chunari Mein Daag
Kool Baby Kool Mr. Khulji
Holiday Holiday We R Friends
Afreen Bhagam Bhag
Banjar Revisited Kabul Express
Bheege Naina Game
Ek pal ne Hattrick
Mehbooba Jackpot – The Money Game
Touch Me Dhoom 2
Kya Mujhe Pyaar Hai Woh Lamhe
Kya Mujhe Pyaar Hai (Remix)
Kachchi Sadak Kachchi Sadak
Bas ek Pal Bas Ek Pal
Dheemey Dheemey
Zindagi Hosh Mein
Ashq bhi
Hai Ishq Yeh Kya
Dil Se Mile Dil Naksha
I Love You For What You Are Aap Ki Khatir
Ishq Ne Tere Ahista Ahista
Tanha Tere Bagair
No Way No Way Anthony Kaun Hai?
O Sanam The Killer
Teri Yadoon Mein
Golmaal Golmaal: Fun Unlimited
Ghoomar Chup Chup Ke
Chori Hai Aparichit
Ek Pal Ke Liye Ankahee
Badi Dilchaspi Hai 36 China Town
Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai Gangster
Fanah Humko Deewana Kar Gaye
Ek Nazar Mein Bhi Taxi No. 9211
Yeh Khuda Fight Club – Members Only
Soniye Aksar
Jiska Mujhe Intezaar Jawani Diwani: A Youthful Joyride
Soni Re Anjaane – The Unknown
Fitna Dil Shikhar
Dheere Dheere
Tere Yaad Yaad Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!
Neal N Nikki Neal 'n' Nikki
Soniye Ek Ajnabee
Chand Ki Roshni Se Home Delivery
Dil Samundar Garam Masala
Halki Halki U, Bomsi N Me
Dhuaan Sauda – The Deal
Zahreeli Raatein Chocolate
Dilnashin Dilnashin Aashiq Banaya Aapne
Dil Paagal Hai No Entry
Ishq Mein
Aashaayein Iqbal
Mutthi Mein Aasmaan
Aashayein (Slow)
Nazar Nazar Nazar
Kyaa Kool Hai Hum Kyaa Kool Hai Hum
Aila Re Mumbai Xpress
Bander Ki Dug Dugi
Le Chale My Brother…Nikhil
Aye Bekhabar Zeher
Seedhey Saae Dhang Se Socha Na Tha
Rabba Rabba Jurm
Kaash Yeh Pyar Na Hota Tezaab – The Acid of Love
Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav Padmashree Laloo Prasad Yadav
Dil Mein Hulchul Elaan
Guzar Na Jaye Rog
Maine Dil Se Kaha
Tere Is Jahan Mein
Ishq Sarfira Inteqam: The Perfect Game
O Makhna Ve Dil Maange More
Love Hoya Aabra Ka Daabra
Sher Agar A Jaye Alibaba Aur 40 Chor
Door Se Paas Musafir
Yeh Dil Tumpe Aa Gaya Aitraaz
Aakhon Aankhon Mein Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart
Le Chale Popcorn Khao! Mast Ho Jao
Dhak Dhak King of Bollywood
Go Balle Balle Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa
Cheliya Cheliya Gharshana
Rakht Rakht
Shikdum (The Bedroom Mix) Dhoom
Oh Lala Re Taarzan: The Wonder Car
Main Sada Hoon Asambhav
No Tension Thoda Tum Badlo Thoda Hum
Dekar Dil Uuf Kya Jaadoo Mohabbat Hai
Chale Jaise Hawayein Main Hoon Na
Gori Gori
Yeh Fizayein
Chand Mera Dil
Biwi Ka Belan Shaadi Ka Laddoo
Phir Se Khelenge Silence Please – The Dressing Room
Dil Ki Aahein Rudraksh
Lutf De Gayee Ishq Hai Tumse
Hey yeh hai bombay town Supari
Sun Sun Miss India: The Mystery (2003)
Hold Fun2Ssh
It's The Time To Disco Kal Ho Naa Ho
Bas Yunhi Bas Yunhi
Bas Yunhi(Remix)
Ek Ajnabee
Jao Na
Tere Sang Ek Simple Zameen
Jeele Jeele Chupke Se
O jaana Tere Naam
Uljhano Ko De Diya Rules – Pyaar Kya Superhit Formula
Tadak Tadak Kyon?
Sun Le Saara Jahaan
Aise Koi Jaata Hai
Soorat Pe Teri Pyaar Aave Footpath
Bhadka De (duet) Oops?
Bhadka De
Kabhi Khushboo Saaya
Chali Aayee Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon
Sanjana I love You
O Ajnabi
Ladka Yeh Kehta Hai
Jo Gaya Woh Gaya Jhankaar Beats
Tu Aashiqui Hai
Jab Kabhi Chand Na Ho
Humein Tumse Pyaar Kitna
Jaaneman Khwaish
Aisa Hi Bada Hua Hua Stumped
Humko Toh Hai Poora Yakeen (Remix)
Beimaan Mohabbat Ek Aur Ek Gyarah
Dil Main Kuch Ho Raha Hai Freaky Chakra
I Wanna Take You Indian Babu
Hai Re Hai Re Khushi
Aisa Kyun Hota Hai Kucch To Hai
Ding Dong
Awaarapan Banjarapan Jism
Sex Is Good (Ode To Freud) Mumbai Matinee
Prashna Chinha Encounter: The Killing
Dil Ye Tera 16 December
Mumbai Mein Ansh: The Deadly Part
Dole Re Man Mora Dole Re Agnivarsha: The Fire And The Rain
chhal chhal
O Humdum Saathiya
Kash Ke Tujhse Milte Jeena Sirf Merre Liye
Deewangee Deewangee
Toofan Se Road
Dil Dhoondhe Soch
Jeena Kya Jeevan Se Haar Ke Om Jai Jagadish
Dola Re Dola Devdas
Maar Daala
Bardaasht Humraaz
Yeh Kya Majboori Hai Kuch Tum Kahon Kuch Hum Kahein
Teri Zindagi Mein Pyar Hai Badhaai Ho Badhaai
Hum Dono Jaisa Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai
Meri Jaan Aap Mujhe Achche Lagne Lage
We Wish You A Great Life
Rulati Hain Mohabbatein Kitne Door Kitne Paas
Dil Pe Chaane Laga Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai
Naya Naya Filhaal...
Miss Gill & Mr. Gill Style
Tere Liye (Sad) Tere Liye
Tumse Milkar Hua Hai Ehsaas Ehsaas – A Feeling
Dosto Naam Karna Hai Deewaanapan
Hum Deewane
Sach Keh Raha Hai Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein
Mil Jaye Khazana Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar
Jiyo Jiyo Lajja
Koi Kahein Dil Chahta Hai
Aye Dil Dil Ki Duniya Mein Yaadein
Aaja Gufaon Mein Aks
Banda Bindaas
Chota Sa Mann Hai Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai
Dhan Dhan Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega
Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai
Pyaar Re
Jhanak Jhanak Baaje Farz
O Mere Rabba Dhai Akshar Prem Ke
Haule haule Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar
Sahiba Sahiba Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega
Jab Bhi Koi Haseena Hera Pheri
Yaaron Rockford / Pal
Aap Ki Dua Pal
Pal (Title Track) Pal
Tadap Tadap Ke Iss Dil Se Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi
Lakhon Deewane
Koi Toh Mujhe Baata De
Jhooti Moothi Betaabi
Chhod Aaye Hum Maachis
"Kab Tak Rahunga" Gayak (Unreleased)

Telugu Songs[edit]

Year Film Song Name Composers Co-Singer(s)
1996 Prema Desam "Hello Doctor"
"College Style"
A. R. Rahman Srinivas, Anupama, Noel
2001 Kushi "Ye Mera Jaha" Mani Sharma Solo
Prematho Raa "Chandamama Tho" Mani Sharma Solo
Nuvvu Nenu "Nuvve Naaku Pranam"
R. P. Patnaik Usha
Student No. 1 "Okkarikki Okkarikki" M. M. Keeravani Srivarthini
Manasantha Nuvve "Aakasana"
"Evvarine Eppudu"
R. P. Patnaik Solo
Sujatha Mohan
Subbu "Miva Miva" Mani Sharma Solo
2002 Takkari Donga "Aleba Aleba" Mani Sharma Kalpana
Jayam "Prema O Prema" R. P. Patnaik Solo
Vasu "Sportive Boys"
"Paataku Pranam"
Harris Jayaraj Clinton Cerejo, Tippu
Indra "Daayi Daayi Damma" Mani Sharma Mahalakshmi Iyer
Santosham "Devudu Digi Vachina"
"Diri Diri Diridi"
R. P. Patnaik Usha
Nuvve Nuvve "I am Very Sorry" Koti Solo
2003 Johnny "Naalo Nuvvokkasagamai" Ramana Gogula Usha
2004 Malliswari "Cheli Soku" Koti K. S. Chithra
Nenunnanu "Nee Kosam" M. M. Keeravani Shreya Ghoshal
Gharshana "Cheliya Cheliya" Harris Jayaraj Suchitra
Arya "Feel my Love" Devi Sri Prasad Solo
Naa Autograph "Gurtukostunnayi" M. M. Keeravani Solo
Gudumba Shankar "Le Le Le Le" Mani Sharma Solo
Shankar Dada MBBS "Chaila Chaila" Devi Sri Prasad Chiranjeevi
2005 Balu ABCDEFG "Inthe Inthinte" Mani Sharma Solo
Andarivaadu "F TV" Devi Sri Prasad Sunitha Sarathy
Athadu "Avunu Nijam" Mani Sharma Sunitha
Andhrudu "O Sari Preminchaka" Kalyani Malik Solo
Jai Chiranjeeva "Hey Jana" Mani Sharma Solo
2006 Ranam "Gana Gana" Mani Sharma Sangeetha
Bangaram "Chedugudante" Vidyasagar Anuradha Sriram, Sahithi, Dharani
Ashok "Oka Chinni" Mani Sharma Naveen Madhav
Sainikudu "Go Go Adhigo" Harris Jayaraj Solo
Boss, I Love You "Veluthunna"
"Andagadu Muttukunte"
Kalyani Malik,Harry Anand Sunitha


2007 Munna "Kadhulu Kadhulu"
"Vastaava Vastaava"
Harris Jayaraj Vishwa
Pop Shalini, Ananth, Sriram Parthasarathy
Chirutha "Ivvale" Mani Sharma Sunitha
2008 Jalsa "My Heart is Beating
"My Heart is Beating (Remix)
Devi Sri Prasad Solo
Devi Sri Prasad
Chintakayala Ravi "Valla Valla Baby" Vishal-Shekhar Sunidhi Chauhan
2009 Oye "Waiting for You" Yuvan Shankar Raja Solo
Arya 2 "Uppenantha" Devi Sri Prasad Solo
2010 Darling "Hosahore" G. V. Prakash Kumar Leslie Lewis
2011 Prema Kavali "Manasanta Mukkalu Chesi" Anoop Rubens Solo
2012 Naa Ishtam "O Saathiya" Chakri Solo
Life Is Beautiful "Life Is Beautiful" Mickey J Meyer Solo
2013 Ramayya Vasthavayya "Pandaga Chesko" S. Thaman Solo
2014 Yevadu "Cheliya Cheliya" Devi Sri Prasad Solo
Nee Jathaga Nenundali "Kanabadunaa" Jeet Gannguli Arpita

Tamil Songs[edit]

Year Film Song Name Composers Co-Singer(s)
1997 Minsara Kanavu "Strawberry Kanne" A. R. Rahman Febi
2001 12B "Love Pannu"
"Mutham Mutham"
Harris Jayaraj Prashanthini
Mahalakshmi Iyer
Shahjahan "Kadhal Oru" Mani Sharma Solo
2003 Dhool "Kundu Kundu" Vidyasagar Sunidhi Chauhan, Shalini
Saamy "Kalyanam Than Kattikittu" Harris Jayaraj Srilekha Parthasarathy
Kaakha Kaakha "Uyirin Uyire" Harris Jayaraj Suchitra
Jay Jay "Pengal Nenjai" Bharathwaj Mahalakshmi Iyer
2004 Ghilli "Appadi Podu" Vidyasagar Anuradha Sriram
Vasool Raja MBBS "Pathukulle Number" Bharathwaj Shreya Ghoshal
Chellamae "Kadhalikkum Aasai" Harris Jayaraj Chinmayi, Timmy, Mahathi
M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi "Neeyae Neeyae"
"Vachuka Vachuka"
Srikanth Deva Solo
Srilekha Parthasarathy
7G Rainbow Colony "Ninaithu Ninaithu" (Male Version) Yuvan Shankar Raja Solo
Manmadhan "Kadhal Valarthen" Yuvan Shankar Raja Solo
2005 Ayya "Oru Vaarthai"
"Thaamirabarani Raani"
Bharathwaj Sadhana Sargam
Shreya Ghoshal
Ji "Vamba Velaikku" Vidyasagar Solo
Chandramukhi "Annanoda Paattu" Vidyasagar Karthik, Sujatha Mohan
Anniyan "Andangkaaka" Harris Jayaraj Jassie Gift, Shreya Ghoshal, Saindhavi
Daas "Sakka Podu" Yuvan Shankar Raja Sadhana Sargam
Sivakasi "Deepavali" Srikanth Deva Vasundhara Das
Kanda Naal Mudhal "Panithuli" Yuvan Shankar Raja Shreya Ghoshal, Tanvi Shah
2006 Aadhi "Laelakku Laelakku" Vidyasagar Sujatha Mohan
Thiruttu Payale "Poi Solla Poraen" Bharathwaj Kanmani
2007 Thaamirabharani "Vaartha Onnu" Yuvan Shankar Raja Solo
Deepavali "Dhol Bhaje" Yuvan Shankar Raja Swetha Mohan
Unnale Unnale "Mudhal Naal" Harris Jayaraj Shalini, Mahalakshmi Iyer
Billa "My Name is Billa" Yuvan Shankar Raja Naveen
2008 Kuruvi "Mozha Mozhannu" Vidyasagar Anuradha Sriram
Aegan "Odum Varaiyil" Yuvan Shankar Raja Bela Shende
2009 Peranmai "Kaattu Puli Adichu" Vidyasagar Jassie Gift
2010 Kutty "Feel My Love" Devi Sri Prasad Solo
2011 Kaavalan "Pattampoochi" Vidyasagar Rita
Aadukalam "En Vennilave" G. V. Prakash Kumar Solo
2014 Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal "Sara Sara Saravedi" Harris Jayaraj Srilekha, Raju Krishnamurthy
Yaan "Nee Vandhu Ponadhu" Harris Jayaraj Bombay Jayashri, Ramya NSK

Kannada Songs[edit]

Year Film Song Name Co-Singer(s)
2006 Madana "Kannu Ninnadu" Solo
2009 Parichaya "Nadedaaduva Kaamanabillu" Rajalakshmi
Manasaare "Kanna Haniyondhige" Shreya Ghoshal
Male Barali Manju Irali " Vidayada Veleyalli" Solo
Yogi "Brucelee Vamsha" Swapna, Yogesh, Emil
2010 Sanchari " Marethoda Maathide" Anuradha Bhat
2014 Bahuparak "Sneha Yembudu" Solo
Aryan "Ondhu Haadu mella" Shreya Ghoshal

Malayalam Songs[edit]

Year Film Song Name Co-Singer(s)
2009 Puthiya Mukham " Rahasyamayi" Shilpa Rao
2014 Manjunath "The RocKK Song" Solo

Marathi Songs[edit]

Year Film Song Name Co-Singer(s)
2014 Friendship Dot Com "Ved Hey Laagle " Solo

Awards and honours[edit]

KK has also won Eenam-Swaralaya Singer of the Year Award 2012.


Filmfare Awards
2000 Best Playback Singer – Male "Tadap Tadap" (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam) Nominated
2003 Best Playback Singer – Male "Bardaasht" (Humraaz)
2005 Best Playback Singer – Male "Dus Bahane" (Dus)
2006 Best Playback Singer – Male "Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai" (Gangster)
2008 Best Playback Singer – Male "Ajab Si" (Om Shanti Om)
2009 Best Playback Singer – Male "Zara Sa" (Jannat)
Best Playback Singer – Male "Khuda Jane" (Bachna Ae Haseeno)
Screen Awards
1999 Best Playback Singer – Male (Non-Film Music)[6] "Pal" (Pal) Won
2004 Best Playback Singer – Male "Awarapan Banjarapan" (Jism) Nominated
Best Playback Singer – Male "Tu Aashiqui Hai" (Jhankaar Beats)
2006 Best Playback Singer – Male "Dus Bahane" (Dus)
2007 Best Playback Singer – Male "Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai" (Gangster)
2009 Best Playback Singer – Male "Khuda Jaane" (Bachna Ae Haseeno) Won
Zee Cine Awards
2005 Best Playback Singer – Male "Dus Bahane" (Dus) Nominated
2007 Best Playback Singer – Male "Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai" (Gangster)
2011 Best Playback Singer – Male "Zindagi Do Pal Ki"(Kites)
IIFA Awards
2004 Best Playback Singer – Male "Jhankar Beats" (Jhankaar Beats) Nominated
2006 Best Playback Singer – Male "Dus Bahane" (Dus)
2007 Best Playback Singer – Male "Tu Hi Meri Shab Hai" (Gangster)
2008 Best Playback Singer – Male "Ajab Si" (Om Shanti Om)
2009 Best Playback Singer – Male "Khuda Jaane" (Bachna Ae Haseeno)
Apsara Awards
2008 Best Playback Singer – Male "Ajab Si" (Om Shanti Om) Nominated
2009 Best Playback Singer – Male "Khuda Jane" (Bachna Ae Haseeno)
2011 Best Playback Singer – Male "Sajde" (Khatta Meetha)
Gima Awards
2011 Best Playback Singer – Male "Zindgi Do Pal Ki" (Kites) Nominated
2013 Best Playback Singer – Male "Tujhe Sochta Hoon" (Jannat 2)
BIG Star Entertainment Awards
2011 Best Playback Singer – Male "Zindgi Do Pal Ki" (Kites) Nominated
Source: Bollywood Hungama.[13]


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