The sudden death of KK has left the nation in utter shock. In the middle of the sorrow and grief surrounding his demise, we have a piece of good news for his fans. Krishnakumar Kunnath has lent his voice to an upcoming film and his unreleased track will be out soon. Srijit Mukherji has confirmed that KK recorded a song for his forthcoming film ‘Sherdil – The Pilibhit Saga’ featuring Pankaj Tripathi. The director spoke about the time when they met in the studio for KK’s last song.
Condoling the loss of the versatile singer director Srijit Mukherji shared a throwback video on his social media handle. In the video, the late singer is seen recreating ‘Chhor Aye Hum’ in his version which left legendary lyricist Gulzar fascinated.
Srijit Mukherji captioned the old clip, “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 Chhor Aaye Hum and sang it to him as a tribute. Farewell, my newest friend. I wish we could have had more sessions on music and food and cinema.” Check out the video here.
KK and Srijit collaborated for the first time to record a song for the latter’s film ‘Sherdil – The Pilibhit Saga’. The unreleased track of KK for Pankaj Tripathi’s film ‘Sherdil – The Pilibhit Saga’ is written by Gulzar Saab. Talking about the new song the filmmaker said, “The song is very special. It’s written by Gulzar Saab and sung by KK. And it is possibly going to be his last song for a film at least.”
Meanwhile, the director of Begum Jaan recalled the time when he met KK for the first time, telling him how he has been friends with his voice for a long time. He also told KK that his songs held him in the ups and downs of life. Srijit Mukherji further added, “Gulzar Saab is so fond of him and that collaboration has come out so well. I am dying to release and share the song. It will be out soon.”
The music industry received a dent when the 53-year-old soulful singer KK passed away after singing the first song of his career at a live concert in Kolkata. KK’s songs bring back nostalgia and his music has touched innumerable hearts.