Google pays tribute to legendary composer R D Burman on his 77th birth anniversary

R D Burman, who was also popularly known as Pancham Da, was the only son of composer Sachin Dev Burman.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 27, 2016 10:53:14 am

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Google on Monday paid tribute to legendary music composer of Indian Film Industry RD Burman through a doodle on its home page.

Burman, who was also popularly known as Pancham Da, was the only son of composer Sachin Dev Burman. Today is his 77th birth anniversary.

The Google Doodle carries a colorful, smiling portrait of Burman along with music notes and scenes from Bollywood songs in the background.

Pancham Da had composed music for more than 330 movies including Sholay, Yaadon ki Baraat and Masoom among others.

See Pics: Happy Birthday Pancham Da: Rare And Unseen Pictures Of RD Burman From Express Archive

He also won the Filmfare award for best music director three times in 1983, 1984 and 1995.

Many of his classics like Chura Liya Hai, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha, O Majhi Re, etc are still enjoyed by the younger generations.

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