RD Burman Birth Anniversary: Asha Bhosle, Anubhav Sinha, Vishal Dadlani remember the legendary composer
Rahul Dev Burman popularly known as RD Burman or Pancham Da was born on 27 June 1939. Son of music stalwart SD Burman, RD Burman worked in more than 330 films in his career and went on to become one of the most celebrated music composers of the Hindi film industry.
On the occasion of Burman’s 81st birthday anniversary, several Bollywood celebs remembered the legendary music composer.
Remembering her late husband, Asha Bhosle shared a video on her YouTube channel and tweeted, “27th June is Panchams (Shri Rahul Dev Burman) 81st Birth Anniversary and in his memory and as a tribute to his musical genius, I shall speak about one of his most iconic songs that has made him eternal.”
27th June is Panchams(Shri Rahul Dev Burman) 81st Birth Anniversary and in his memory and as a tribute to his musical genius, I shall speak about one of his most iconic songs that has made him eternal. https://t.co/PZPZHv909Y
— ashabhosle (@ashabhosle) June 26, 2020
Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha wrote, “And RD Burman’s Birthday today. Thanks Sire for EVERYTHING you created. #Pancham”
And RD Burman's Birthday today. Thanks Sire for EVERYTHING you created. #Pancham
— Anubhav Sinha (@anubhavsinha) June 27, 2020
Singer Shilpa Rao shared a video in which she can be seen singing one of the famous compositions of Burman.
Happy birthday #RDBurman Few years back we had celebrated his birthday at the @TheQuint office, singing his songs. What music, he was the coolest rockstar of Indian film music. Cheers to him 😎.
Some good times @AbiraDhar 🤗 pic.twitter.com/KYmDhQH9fy
— Shilpa Rao (@shilparao11) June 27, 2020
Music composer-singer Vishal Dadlani tweeted, “Happy Birthday to the memory of #RDBurman. Boss, forever.”
This is a special weekend.
Saturday, 27 June, is RD Burman's birthday. Sunday is another birthday. But above all, this weekend is about the memory of my brother @wajidkhan7.
We shot thesajidwajid episode with him… https://t.co/1RszaM9Lb8
— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) June 25, 2020
Happy Birthday to the memory of #RDBurman. Boss, forever. 🙏🏼🤘🏽
— VISHAL DADLANI (@VishalDadlani) June 26, 2020
Singer Vishal Mishra paid a tribute to the legendary music composer by sharing the following post:
— Vishal Mishra 🪁 (@VishalMMishra) June 25, 2020
Along with his wife Asha Bhosle, Burman ruled the hearts of music lovers by delivering gems like ‘Mere Naina Sawan Badhon’, ‘Roop Tera Mastana’, ‘Bheegi Bheegi Raaton Mein’, ‘Mehbooba Mehbooba’ to name a few.