R.D. BURMAN Biography - Famous Poets and dancers


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Recipient of the prestigious Bharat Ratna Award Pt. Ravi Shanker is perhaps the most well known Indian musician World Wide. For a number of decades now, he has been the Cultural Ambassador of India.


R.D. Burman’s first film as a music director. He was born on June 27, 19 39. to him, music came easy and early. He learnt to play Sarod from the legendary Ustad Akbar Khan at a very early age. His father S.D. Burman was an estanlished music director.


R.D. Burman’s first film as a music director was Mehmood’s ‘Chote Nawab’ in 1961. The first song in the film was recorded with Lata Mangeshkar. Burman’s music for ‘Teesri Manzeel’ was a resounding success.


His constant efforts to break musical typecasts and explore new possibilies came through in the music he made. But it was the poignant tunes of ‘Kati Patang’, the fun numbers of ‘Padosan’ or the soulful melodies of ‘Amar Prem’, which made him popular among the masses. He sang occasionally, and when he did, it never went unnoticed. R.D. Burman died in 1994. He will always live through his music.