By Hindustan Times
NEW DELHI, Oct. 15 -- Around three weeks before he suffered a brain haemorrhage and was admitted to Mumbai's 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 Kamath.
"Bandook's about crime and politics in UP. While I was working on the background score, I came across a situation that required a song reflecting the hero's mental trauma," reminisces Kamath.
When 'Mrigtrishna...' was ready, he sang it on the phone to Jagjit Singh who had earlier rendered 'Koi fariyaad tere dil mein...' under his baton for Tum Bin. "Jagjitji loved the lyrics that were in chaste Hindi and immediately agreed to sing," he says.
When Kamath told Singh that he wouldn't be able to pay him his market price, he assured the young comp