RD Burman

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Birthday
27, 1939
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jan 4, 1994 (54)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
27, 1939
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jan 4, 1994 (54)

About

Considered one of the finest composers in Indian cinema history. He composed scores for 331 films from the 1960s to the 1990s.

Before Fame

His first hit movie was "Teesri Manzil" from 1966. He followed this up with successful work on "Baharon Ke Sapne" from 1967 and "Yaadon Ki Baaraat" from 1973.

Trivia

He won Filmfare Awards for Best Music Director in 1983, 1984, and 1995, with the last award coming posthumously.

Family Life

He was the only son of renowned composer Sachin Dev Burman and often played harmonica in his father's orchestras.

Associated With

He lost the 1976 Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer, the only time he was nominated in that category, to the movie "Amanush" and singer Kishore Kumar.