March 26, 2023

KK’s first song since his death after a concert last week has been released. The track titled Dhoop Paani Bahne De is the first song from the upcoming movie Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga. It is composed by Shantanu Moitra and has lyrics by Gulzar. The film directed by Srijit Mukherji stars Pankaj Tripathi, Sayani Gupta and Neeraj Kabi.

Dhoop Paani Bahne De music video has been released and it features Pankaj and Neeraj in the middle of a forest. KK’s voice is captivating. The song left fans who are still mourning the musician’s passing, in tears. Listen to the song here:

Reacting to the track, one fan wrote, “KK’s voice resonates throughout our musical universe…he will be loved forever.” Another wrote, “What a haunting voice. Legends never die. Rest in peace KK”


In a recent interview with a leading publication, Gulzar opened up about the experience of working on the track saying, “Srijit [the film’s director] did me a favor at Sherdil. Not only was I able to write for such a beautiful film, but I met KK after ages.”

He added, “KK first sang one of my songs in Maachis, ‘Chhor aye hum woh galiyaan…’. When he came to sing the song for Sherdil, it filled my heart with joy. It’s a pity that it must have gone down as one of his last songs. It’s like he’s come to say goodbye.


The KK singer who was best known for his memorable tracks like Yaaron and Pyaar Ke Pal among others passed away on May 31 in Kolkata after a concert. The news of his sudden disappearance shocked the nation. He is survived by his wife, son and daughter.

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