R D Burman

R. D. Burman

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Full Name Rahul Dev Burman
Nickname(s) Tublu, Pancham
Profession(s) Music Director, Singer, Composer
Physical Stats & More
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Debut Singing (As a Composer): Ae Meri Topi Palat Ke Aa for Funtoosh (1956)
Singing (As a Music Director): Raaz (1959)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for ‘1942: A Love Story’ (1955)
• Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’ (1983)
• Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for ‘Masoom’ (1984)
Awards/Places Named After Him • Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent
• The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation named a public square (chowk) in Santa Cruz after R. D. Burman in 2009
• On 3 May 2013, India Post launched a special commemorative 5 ‘Postage Stamp’ featuring R. D. Burman’s picture


Personal Life
Date of Birth 27 June 1939
Birthplace Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
Date of Death 4 January 1994
Place of Death Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Age (at the time of death) 54 Years
Death Cause Heart Attack
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer


Nationality Indian
Hometown Calcutta (now, Kolkata), India
School A School in West Bengal
Educational Qualification Not Known
Religion Hinduism
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobbies Cooking, Watching Sports
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse • Rita Patel (m. 1966; div. 1971)



Some Lesser Known Facts About R. D. Burman

  • Did R. D. Burman smoke?: Not Known
  • Did R. D. Burman drink alcohol?: Yes

    R D Burman Drinking Alcohol

  • He was born into a music rich family.
  • His nickname was Pancham. There are two stories on how he acquired his nickname. Some say, as a child, his crying reminded his parents of the fifth note, ‘Pa’ of the Indian scale. Whereas, some say, once when, Ashok Kumar came to visit the newborn Rahul, he kept saying “Pa Pa,” then, Ashok Kumar decided to name him “Pancham.”
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