SD Burman

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Birthday
1, 1906
Birthplace
Comilla, Bangladesh
Death Date
Oct 31, 1975 (69)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1906
Birthplace
Comilla, Bangladesh
Death Date
Oct 31, 1975 (69)

About

Famed composer in Hindi cinema. He produced music for "Do Bhai," "Shabnam," "Chupke Chupke," and over 100 other films.

Before Fame

He received formal music training from musician K.C. Dey from 1925 until 1930. He was also taught by such notables as K.C. Dey and Ustad Allauddin Khan.

Trivia

He earned seven Filmfare nominations for Best Music Director from 1954 to 1974, winning for "Taxi Driver" from 1954 and "Abhimaan" from 1973.

Family Life

His father was the famed Nabadwipchandra Dev Burman and his mother was Rajkumari Nirmala Devi, princess of Manipur. His son Rahul Dev Burman became a music director.

Associated With

His songs were sung by many of India's most famous singers, including Geeta Dutt and Manna Dey.