R D Burman

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Full NameRahul Dev Burman
Nickname(s)Tublu, Pancham
Profession(s)Music Director, Singer, Composer
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
DebutSinging (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 Birth27 June 1939
BirthplaceCalcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
Date of Death4 January 1994
Place of DeathBombay, Maharashtra, India
Age (at the time of death)54 Years
Death CauseHeart Attack
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer


HometownCalcutta (now, Kolkata), India
SchoolA School in West Bengal
Educational QualificationNot Known
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesCooking, Watching Sports
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
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

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  • 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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