'It's Like He Came To Say Goodbye': Gulzar On Working With KK On Sherdil Song

KK shared an image with Gulzar. (courtesy: kk_live_now)


Veteran writer-lyricist Gulzar says his coronary heart was stuffed with pleasure when he obtained the chance to collaborate with common singer KK on a monitor titled ‘Dhoop paani bahne de’ from Srijit Mukherji’s Hindi movie “Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga”.

Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly generally known as KK, died final week on the age of 53 due to an enormous cardiac arrest after a live performance in Kolkata.

Gulzar, who first labored with the playback singer on his 1996 directorial enterprise “Maachis”, stated the lately launched track will all the time stay particular to him.

“Srijit has executed me a favour in ‘Sherdil’. Not solely did I get to put in writing for such an exquisite movie, I obtained to fulfill KK after ages. KK had first sung a track of mine in Maachis,Chhor Aye Hum Woh Galiya…’.

“When he got here to sing the track for ‘Sherdil’, it crammed my coronary heart with pleasure however It’s a disgrace that this needed to go down as one among his final songs. It’s like he got here to say goodbye,” the 87-year-old lyricist stated in a press release.

KK was greatest identified for his unforgettable movie tracks like “Tadap Tadap“, “Beete Lamhein“, “Aankhon Mein Teri” in addition to indie pop songs “Pal” and “Yaaraon“.

Mukherji stated getting the mix of Gulzar and KK for his movie is a dream come true.

“We have grown up on Gulzar saab’s poetry. We have grown up befriending KK’s voice in each matter of the center. So, it’s a double dream come true for me,” he stated.

Inspired by true occasions, “Sherdil...” is billed as a household entertainer and brings forth an insightful story concerning the antagonistic results of urbanization, man-animal battle and poverty resulting in a weird apply in a village that resides on the sting of a forest.

It stars Pankaj Tripathi, Neeraj Kabi, and Sayani Gupta in lead roles.

The track ‘Dhoop paani bahne de‘ was launched by T-Series and Reliance Entertainment together with Match Cut Productions on Monday evening. Shantanu Moitra has composed the monitor.

According to Moitra, KK was excited concerning the track and sang it like “his personal”.

“He advised me this track has given Gulzar sahib again to him after twenty years. He was additionally excited that he would sing this track in stay concert events as a result of it talks about conservation and the youth must take heed to this.” “Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga” is scheduled to be launched in cinema halls on June 24.

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