Renowned Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly referred to as KK, had a number of coronary heart blockages and he might have been saved if CPR was administered on time, a physician who performed post-mortem stated on Thursday.
KK died on May 31 night time due to an enormous cardiac arrest after a dwell efficiency 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. Excessive excitement during the live show caused stoppage of blood flow leading to cardiac arrest that claimed his life,” the medical practitioner stated on situation of anonymity.
The artiste might have been saved if somebody had administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instantly after he fell unconscious, the physician stated.
He stated that the singer had extended cardiac issues which remained unaddressed.
“The vocalist had 80 per cent blockage in the left main coronary artery and small blockages in various other arteries and sub-arteries. None of the blockades were 100 per cent.”During Tuesday’s efficiency, the singer was strolling round and at occasions dancing with the gang which created extreme pleasure that prompted stoppage of blood circulate resulting in cardiac arrest,” he said.
The physician stated that extreme pleasure stopped blood circulate for a couple of moments leading to an irregular heartbeat for a really brief time.
“As a result, KK fell unconscious and had a cardiac arrest. If CPR had been given immediately, the artiste could have been saved,” he stated.
CPR is an emergency process comprising chest compressions in addition to synthetic air flow to manually preserve mind operate till additional steps are taken to revive regular blood circulation and inhaling an individual experiencing cardiac arrest.
The physician stated the post-mortem revealed that the singer was on antacids “probably considering some pain which he mistook as digestive problems”.
Incidentally, a senior officer of Kolkata Police revealed that the singer’s spouse has admitted that KK used to take a whole lot of antacids.
“He had told his wife during a telephonic conversation of experiencing pain in his arm and shoulders,” the IPS officer stated.
Police has additionally recovered a number of strips of antacids from the lodge room the place KK was staying.
’The autopsy examination, which lasted for almost an-hour-and-a-half and was videographed, has rejected any foul play and advised that the singer died due to an enormous cardiac arrest after nearly a three-hour efficiency.
Police have registered a case of unnatural demise and began an investigation.
The vocalist, who is thought for his versatility, has sung in several languages together with Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi and Bengali.
Initial hits reminiscent of Pyaar Ke Pal and Yaaron‘ made KK fashionable among the many youths of the nation. As a playback singer, he has recorded Bollywood numbers reminiscent of Ankhon Mein Teri’(Om Shanti Om), Zara Sa‘ (Jannat), Khuda Jaane (Bachna Ae Hasino) and Tadap Tadap (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam).