As a tribute to legendary singer Manna Dey, the State government has in the official theme song for the 19 Kolkata International Film Festival beginning next week incorporated the lyrics of one of his famous Bengali song.

The song that was launched here on Friday by the State Government Information and Cultural Affairs (I&CA) department will have the lyrics of Dey’s “Jibone Ki Paabo Na” from the 1969 film Teen Bhubaner Paarey.