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R. D. Burman Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 27, 2018

Short Biography

R. D. Burman is one of the most celebrated Indian Musicians who was born on 27th June 1939 in Calcutta, British India. Popularly known as Pancham, he gained appreciation and success as a Singer, Music Director, and Composer.

Other Name: Rahul Dev Burman, Pancham
Other Professions: Playback Singer Music Director Composer Musician
Appearance: Bollywood Bengali
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R. D. Burman Complete Bio & Career

R. D. Burman has composed music for a total of 331 films in a career spanning over 30 decades. His debut as an independent Music Director was for the Hindi Film Chote Nawab in 1960. Burman’s first hit album was for the film Teesri Manzil (1966), followed by Aradhana (1969), Kati Patang (1970), Amar Prem, Caravan, Buddha Mil Gaya, Hum Kisise Kam Nahi (1977) and Ijaazat (1986). These are among the long list of super hit films for which the superstar Burman Ji, composed the music.

He majorly worked with Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar, and Lata Mangeshkar. Burman has worked for Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil and Oriya films, out of which, his music for Bollywood films is the most prominent and loved by all.

Burman’s first wife was Rita Patel and later on, after their divorce in 1971, he married the famous Indian singer Asha Bhosle in 1980.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

R. D. Burman died on 04-01-1994 in Mumbai, due to his critical heart conditions.

4 January, 1994 (Tuesday) Mumbai, Maharashtra India

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R. D. Burman Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

R. D. Burman was 54 years, 6 months & 7 days old age.