KK song “Dhoop Paani Bahne De” posthumously released

(Photo credit: Screenshot of music video via T-Series on YouTube)

A song, said to be the last one recorded by singer KK before his death last week, has been released.

It’s called “Dhoop Paani Bahne De” and is written by veteran Gulzar Saab for upcoming film “Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga.”

When the video was uploaded to YouTube today, fans poured in tributes to the late singer, real name Krishnakumar Kunnath.

Speaking about the collaboration, Gulzar said it filled his heart with joy when KK came to sing his lyrics, which speak about saving the jungles, rivers, animals and birds.

According to Indian Express, he said “it’s like he came to say goodbye” and “wherever Sherdil goes, his memory will accompany us.”

“Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga” is scheduled for theatrical release on June 24th, 2022.

KK passed away on May 31st, 2022 after he fell ill shortly after a live performance.

Among the many persons extending condolences were India Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, actor Akshay Kumar and fellow singer Kumar Sanu.