By Hindustan Times
Around three weeks before he suffered a brain haemorrhage and was admitted to Lilavati Hospital on September 23, Jagjit Singh recorded his last song for Aditya Om’s film Bandook. Mrigtrishna Marusthal Ki, Chalti Ret Roop Dhaar Jal Ki… is written by Shivsagar and composed by Nikhil
“Bandook’s about crime and politics in UP seen through the rise to power of an MP. While I was working on the background score, I came across a situation that I felt required a song, reflecting the mental trauma of the hero,” reminisces Nikhil.
When Mrigtrishna… was ready, he sang it on the phone to the ghazal singer who had earlier rendered Koi Fariyaad Tere Dil Mein… under his baton for Tum Bin and Aisi Ankhen Nahin Dekhi… for Aapko Pehle Bhi Kahin Dekha Hai. “Jagjitji loved the lyrics th