Rishi Kapoor shares rare picture of RD Burman on his 77th birth anniversary

Jun 27, 2016, 15:30 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor has shared a rare photograph of late music legend RD Burman on his 77th birth anniversary.

While sharing the photo, Rishi Kapoor wrote: R.D.Burman with Ramesh Behl(Gogi) and myself at one of our recordings. Those days were brilliant!

Here's the photo:

He also tweeted:

Several other film celebrities like Farah Khan, Adnan Sami, Amit Trivedi paid homage to the legendary music director by lauding his evergreen and magical tunes.

Here's what they tweeted:

Rahul Dev Burman was born on June 27, 1939. He passed away at the age of 54 in 1994.

Known for his knack for experimenting with sounds, Burman -- affectionately called Pancham Da -- is best known for his evergreen songs like “Tum se milke aisa laga”, “Tere bina zindagi se koi shikwa”, “Yaadon ki baraat”, “Mehbooba mehbooba” and “Chura liya hai tumne jo dil ko”.


Son of late music composer S.D. Burman, Pancham Da gave legendary singers Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle some of the best tunes to lend their voices to.

To celebrate his 77th birth anniversary, Google honoured him with a doodle on its homepage. (See the Google Doodle here)

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