Today on 27th June 2020 is the 81st birth anniversary of R D Burman known as Panchamda. He got this nickname as Pancham as per stories that as a child when he cried it would sound in 5 sur’s (notes).
During his career he gave innumerable hits like “Mere Sapno ki Rani” sung by Kishore Kumar from the movie Aradhana. Burman, Kishore Kumar and Rajesh Khanna also gave many hits like “Ye Shaam Mastani” in the film Kati Patang.
Along with his wife Asha Bhosale he recorded many hit songs like “Mehbooba Mehbooba” from Sholay. Also, he gave hits with Lata Mangeshkar his sister-in-law “Bahon Mein Chale Aao” and many others.
His wife Asha Bhosale posted “27th June is Shri Rahul Dev Burmans 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.”
Lata Mangeshkar says she always remembers R D Burman’s Birth Anniversary. Today remembering him Lata Mangeshkar has penned on her Instagram “Namaskar. Apne pyare sangeet se aur acche swabhav se sab ka dil jitnewale R D Burman yaane Pancham ki aaj jayanti hai. Pancham apne pitaji se bahut pyar karta tha. Pancham ka aur mera rishta bahut anokha tha,wo jab bhi khush hota ya dukhi hota,to apni mann ki baatein mujhe bataaya karta tha. Pancham ki yaad mujhe hamesha aati hai. Pancham aur uska sangeet hamesha sunnewalon ke dilon par raaj karta rahega aisa mera vishwas hai.”