Today marks the 80th birthday anniversary of one of country’s most loved and well-known music director RD Burman or Rahul Dev Burman who was fondly known as Pancham Da among his fans.
He gave Bollywood some beautiful melodies that we have stuck in our head even today and will continue to rule our hearts in the generations to come. Because RD Burman classics are never too old!
RD Burman entered the music industry in the 1950s and the expectations from him were high as he was the son of Sachin Dev Burman. It is said that he got the name Pancham as he used to cry in five different notes when he was a child.
He learned the soulful art from masters Ustad Ali Akbar Khan and Ashish Khan. He made music that the country had never heard before and is even cherished today.
As we celebrate the 80th birth anniversary of Pancham Da, let’s look at some of the beautiful composition of him which are still popular amongst everyone
1) Maine Poocha Chand Se
2) O Mere Dil Ke Chain
3) Tere Bina Jiya Jaye Na
4) Rim Jhim Gire Sawan