Veteran singer Asha Bhosl on social media on Sunday remembered her late husband, legendary composer Rahul Dev Burman, also known as R.D.Boorman, on his birthday. Bhosle shared a black and white photo of her posing with Berman on Instagram and wrote: “Thanks for the music (not only from me, but from the millions of hearts that beat to your madness). Happy birthday, Pancham. “
Earlier in the day, several Bollywood celebrities took to social media to remember R.D.Boorman and his birthday anniversary music.
Asha Bhosle’s older sister, replay legend Lata Mangeshkar tweeted in Hindi: “RD Burman ko kaun nahi jaanta. Wo janam se rajputra tha aur sangeet ka wo raja tha. Aaj uski jayanti hai. (Who doesn’t know R.D.Boorman. He was a native prince and king of music. Today is the anniversary of his birth. I pay my humble tribute to his memories and music.) “
The poet-lyricist-screenwriter Javed Akhtar wrote: “Today, June 27, is the anniversary of the birth of R.D.Burman. Time is always favorable to truly great people, it more and more increases the image of a genius. Unsurprisingly, its popularity among a generation. next, and the number of young musicians is growing every day. “
Burman was known for combining songs he wrote with Asha Bhosle and Kishore Kumar. But he also created one of the most memorable songs in the history of Indian music with the Indian nightingale Lata Mangeshkar.
Some of their iconic songs: Baaho Me Chali from Anamika, Bhai Battur from Padosan, Sharm Aati Hai from Padosan, Raina Beeti Jaye from Amar Prem, Na Koi Umang Hai from Katti Patang, Bada Nathat Hai from Amar Prem ”,“ Dil Bar Dil Se Pyare ”from“ Caravan ”,“ Pholo Ka Taaro Ka ”from“ Hare Rama Hare Krishna ”,“ Bangle Keech Peach ”from“ Samadhi ”,“ Rim Jim Geer Sawan ”from“ Manzil ”and a lot others.
Early afternoon megastar Amitabh Bachchan also remembered Burman and his song “Biti Na Bitai Raina” with his wife Jaya Bachchan in the title role. RD Burman (Rahul Dev Burman), the only son of the famous composer Sachin Dev Burman, is considered one of the greatest composers who have ever lived in the country.
From the 1960s to the 90s, Burman composed music for 331 films. He was mainly active in the Hindi film industry as a composer as well as vocals for several compositions. For the most part, he worked with his wife Asha Bhosle and Mohammed Rafi. Despite being the foundation for many up-and-coming music directors in Bollywood, he only won three Filmfare Awards, one of which was awarded posthumously for 1942: A Love Story.