RD BURMAN

  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra: I can't make myself likeable. I'm not a great believer of film festivals. I'm rejected at film festivals November 30, 2014

    Panaji: Not one to mask his aggressive side, filmmaker and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra knows what he speaks, and definitely knows how it will be interpreted. Vidhu, who was at Film Bazaar recently, discussed the reason why he calls 'Kareeb' his mistake, why he doesn't like going to Cannes and...
  • Tribute to RD Burman: Asha Bhosle remembers Pancham da June 28, 2014

    RD Burman's wife and singer Asha Bhosle remembers the greatest musician of the Indian cinema. ...
  • The industry was cruel to RD Burman just because some of his music didn't do well: Lata Mangeshkar June 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar remembers her long association with late, noted Bollywood music director Rahul Dev Burman, affectionately called PanchamDa, on the occasion of his 75th birth anniversary Friday and says "he died too young and too unhappy." "For a composer as talented as Pancham to be almost jobless was...
  • Quick Quiz: How well do you known your favourite composer RD Burman? June 27, 2014

    Son of legendary music director Sachin Dev Burman, RD Burman was a music maestro and his compositions still enchant us. Popularly known as Pancham da, he composed musical scores for over 331 movies. RD Burman was influenced by Western, Latin, Oriental and Arabic music, and incorporated elements from...
  • Watch: Remembering RD Burman on his 75th birth anniversary June 27, 2014

    Vishal, Shekhar, Usha Uthup and Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy remember the master of melody RD Burman on his 75th birth anniversary. ...
  • On RD Burman's 75th birth anniversary, 100 of his best compositions June 27, 2014

    One of the most beloved musicians of Indian cinema, RD Burman would have been 75 years old on 27 June 2014. The singercomposer who had an untimley demise in 1994, at the age of 54, had composed some timeless classics which remain popular to this day. Son of music composer...
  • 'Aane Wala Pal' voted as the best song by Gulzar: IBNLive poll August 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Gulzar and RD Burman classic number, 'Aane Wala Pal' has been voted as the best Gulzar song by the readers in a poll conducted by IBNlive.com. The song, a part of Hrishikesh Mukherjee's cult comedy 'Golmaal' featured Amol Palekar and Bindiya Goswami in it and the evergreen singer...
  • Bookmark, save, listen: RD Burman's best compositions June 27, 2013

    He would have turned 74 years had he been alive. But in a short span of time, Rahul Dev Burman was able to revolutionize the music scene of Bollywood. He ruled the charts with his foot tapping, soul stirring songs which are till date sung and celebrated. Son of Sachin Dev...
  • Music in 'Lootera' is Amit Trivedi's tribute to RD June 8, 2013

    Mumbai: National awardwinning music composer Amit Trivedi says his renditions in his upcoming film 'Lootera' are a tribute to legendary R D Burman. 'Lootera' is a period romance drama set in Bengal of 1950s and is directed by Vikramaditya Motwane after his much acclaimed 'Udaan'. "The music of this film is a...
  • Playlist: Best of Kishore Kumar and RD Burman August 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Not many know that legendary singer and actor Kishore Kumar had no formal training in music. Still he has innumerous melodious songs to his credit. The man who recognised Kishore Kumars potential as a singer was music director SD Burman. While working on Mashaal in 1950, SD Burman...
  • 'Let's get on with music': Remembering Panchamda June 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Baro mash tero parbon... this common Bengali phrase refers to the essence perennial celebration. The first harvest, the blossoming of spring, the invasion of summers, the norwesters , the spray of monsoon , the onset of autumn, the gentle fading of autumn into winter, .... the festivals are...
  • RD Burman's 73rd birth anniversary: Remembering the legend June 27, 2012

    Music composers Vishal Bhardwaj and Ismail Darbar talk about the legendary RD Burman. ...
  • Music Maestro: the sound of RD Burman January 8, 2012

    Musical experiments and innovations made RD Burman one of the most beloved musicians of his time. ...
  • Music Maestros: RD Burman's musical legacy January 8, 2012

    Bollywood stars recall the musical legacy of RD Burman the composer who brought a complete change in the music industry. ...
  • Playlist: The 100 best songs of RD Burman January 4, 2012

    New Delhi: RD Burman was a musical genius whose experiments and innovations made him one of the most beloved musicians of his time. He gave the Hindi film industry an imperishable treasure trove. Son of Sachin Dev Burman, Rahul was fondly referred to as Pancham and started his journey with Chhote...
  • 'Wandering Falcon' wins Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize November 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Jamil Ahmad's The Wandering Falcon has won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2011. As the name suggests, the winner is always a firsttime author, and what better start to a literary career than to win an award with your first book? Ahmad, a 78yearold retired civil servant completed...
  • Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize shortlist announced September 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Amidst all the big ticket literary prizes on the Indian landscape, the one that still has the most hearts racing is the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize. After all, as the name suggests, the winner is always a firsttime author, and what better start to a literary career...
  • Big B, Lata Mangeshkar share memories of Pancham June 27, 2011

    New Delhi, On the 72nd birth anniversary of composer Rahul Dev Burman, megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Lata Mageshkar remembers him fondly. The 68yearold star who has worked with the music maestro in films like 'Satte pe Satta', 'Kaalia', Sholay', 'Shaan' to name a few, feels nostalgic of their time together. "We...
  • SP Balasubramanian talks about RD Burman June 15, 2011

    SP Balasubramanian talks about his favourite RD Burman compositions as he releases the book 'RD Burman The man, The Music' on the legend. ...
  • New tellall book on RD Burman, a lyrical tale April 12, 2011

    New Delhi: His hit songs flooded the box office; he was the quintessential romantic hero with heartaches, longings and beachside philosophies. Yet celebrated musiciancomposer and songwriter Rahul Dev Burman took time to flower into a Bollywood phenomenon. The oftrepeated question: Why? Despite the moderately successful launch of his career, "Pancham", as...
  • Boss Kaun Tha: Industry pays tribute to RDB June 27, 2010

    Composers VishalShekhar, ShankarEhasaanLoy, Pritam Chakraborty and singers Usha Uthup and Sonu Nigam, pay tribute to R. D. Burman through their song 'Boss Kaun Tha'. Actor Anil Kapoor also remembers him. ...
  • Fans remember R. D. Burman on birthday June 27, 2010

    Here's a look at what you had to say about some of Panchamda's hits on his 71st birth anniversary...we get you his hits which were a hit with the junta...Take a look! ...
  • Panchamda, man who revolutionised the sound of music June 27, 2008

    New Delhi: It's music composer RD Burman's 69th birth anniversary on Friday. Panchamda, as he is popularly known, was one of Bollywood's bestloved and most versatile musicians. Winner of three Filmfare awards, Burman is known for his hit soundtracks of films like Masoom, Ijaazat, Padosan, Amar Prem, Aandhi...
  • Filmmaker pays tribute to R D Burman on death anniv January 4, 2008

    Mumbai: It has been 14 years since he passed away and all there is left of the great Pancham da are his memories and some evergreen melodies. On his 14th death anniversary there is someone, who wants to pay a cinematic tribute to the maverick music director. Documentary filmmaker Brahmanand...
  • In Pics: Unseen moments with the Burmans October 17, 2007

    Meera Dev Burman, widow of the legendary music director S D Burman passed away in Mumbai on Monday. ...
  • Special: Musical tribute to Panchamda June 28, 2007

    On music maestro RD Burman's 68th birth anniversary, CNNIBN pays a musical tribute to the legend. ...
  • A nasal apology for RD Burman remark December 1, 2006

    Mumbai: Singercomposer Himesh Reshammiya is baffled by the controversy his statement on the late RD Burman's singing style has created. "It was never my intention to insult Panchamda," he said. Reshammiya allegedly accused the late singer of singing nasally. To this, Asha Bhosle had retorted: "If anyone says Burmansaab sang through...
  • B'wood pays tribute to Panchamda November 30, 2006

    Goa: Goa came alive with the tunes of R D Burman at International Film Festival of India (IFFI) as Bollywood's music industry got together to pay a tribute to the musical genius. Singers Shaan, Kavita Krishnamoorthy, Alka Yagnik and Kailash Kher among others rendered some of the most popular songs...
  • ShankarEhsaanLoy turn nostalgic in Goa November 30, 2006

    Goa: In a musical evening at International Film Festival of India, a concert was held in Goa in honour of legendary composer R D Burman on Tuesday. CNNIBN caught up with the musical trio Shankar Ehsaan Loy to ask them about their favourite R D Burman songs. Varsha Pillai: I'm sure...