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R D Burman

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On his Birth Anniversary

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A Glimpse of his life journey

R D Burman born On 27th June as Pancham

1939

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First Break given by Mehmood

First Movie As Music Director "Chhote Nawab"

1961

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First Big Break  - Teesri Manzil

Producer Director Nasir Hussain, Lyricist Majrooh Sultanpuri and R D Burman Teamed up for SIX films after this movie.

1966

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Rise To Fame

In the 1970s, R D Burman became very popular with the Kishore Kumar songs in Rajesh Khanna-starrer movies like Kati Patang, Amar Prem and others.

1970s

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Decline Of his Career

Can you believe that there was a time when about 22 of his films flopped?

1980s

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Awards

1983 - Sanam Teri Kasam 1984 - Masoom 1995 - 1942 A Love Story (after his demise)

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He Married twice

first, he got married to Rita Patel in 1966 but divorced in 1971. R D Burman married Asha Bhosle in 1980.

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The Saddened Day

He passed away on 4th Jan 1994

1994