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Sachin Dev Burman (October 1, 1906 - October 31, 1975) (aka Burman da, also credited as Kumar Sachindra Deo Varman) was one of the most famous Bollywood music composers. His son Rahul Dev Burman also made it big in Bollywood as a music director. October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining, as the final day of October. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Typical Bollywood movie poster—Devdas (2002) Bollywood is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi language film industry in India. ... Rahul Dev Burman, also known as Pancham or Pancham da (June 27, 1939 - January 4, 1994) was a music composer for Bollywood films. ...

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Early days

S D Burman was born in Comilla, Bengal (now in Tripura) in British India. He was born in the royal family of Tripura, and began his training in classical music under his father, sitarist and Dhrupad singer Nabadwipchandra Dev Burman. He later continued his training under Ustad Badal Khan and Bhismadev Chattopadhaya. His early work for radio was based on East Bengali and North-Eastern folk-music. In the early 1930s he made a reputation for himself as a singer of folk and light classical music. (Consequently his film compositions were often influenced by his huge repertory of folk-tunes from the Bengali, Bhatiali, Sari and Dhamail traditions of the North-East India). Comilla (3085. ... Bengal, known as Bôngo (Bengali: বঙ্গ), Bangla (বাংলা), Bôngodesh (বঙ্গদেশ), or Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ) in Bangla, is a region in the northeast of South Asia. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Tripura Tripura (ত্রিপুরা) is a state in North-east India. ... British India (otherwise known as The British Raj) was a historical period during which most of the Indian subcontinent, or present-day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Myanmar, were under the colonial authority of the British Empire (Undivided India). ... Premla Shahane playing a sitar, 1927 The sitar is a Hindustani classical instrument. ... Dhrupad is the oldest surviving genre of classical singing in India; most forms of Indian classical music, including Carnatic_music or South Indian and Hindustani Khayal, are derived from it, albeit at different epochs. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Illustration of a sari-clad woman, c. ...


Music career

S D Burman composed music for 89 movies. Agneepath (1990) had an uncredited song composed by him - Nazar lagi raja tore bangle par from Kalapani (1958). He also sang as a playback singer for about five movies for which he composed music. He also sang for one of the songs of Amar Prem (1971), a film whose music was composed by his son, Rahul Dev Burman. S.D. Burman's compositions have been mainly sung to a large extent by the likes of Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammad Rafi, Geeta Dutt (wife of Guru Dutt and a playback singer herself), Manna Dey, Shamshad Begum and Kishore Kumar. Mukesh and Asha Bhonsle have also sung songs composed by him. He has also sung a number of private songs and bhajans. Notable ones being "Dheere se jana bagiyan mein" and "Kaun nagariya javun re Bansiwale..". This article is about the year. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Rahul Dev Burman, also known as Pancham or Pancham da (June 27, 1939 - January 4, 1994) was a music composer for Bollywood films. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Mohammed Rafi (December 24, 1924 - July 31, 1980) is perhaps the most famous Hindi playback singer of yesteryears. ... Geeta Dutt (November 23, 1930 - July 20, 1972) was a Hindi female playback singer of the 1950s and 1960s. ... Guru Dutt (1925 - 1964) was a famous Indian film director, producer and actor. ... Prabodh Chandra Dey, better known by his nickname as Manna Dey (Bangla: মান্না দে) (born 1920) is a popular playback singer in Hindi films and other vernacular Indian films, especially Bengali. ... Shamshad Begumwas an Indian singer who was one of the first playback singers in the film industry. ... Kishore Kumar Kishore Kumar (August 4, 1929 - October 13, 1987), born as Abhas Ganguly, was a Bollywood film playback singer (Hindi, Bangla, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Oriya) and actor of Bengali Indian origin. ... Mukesh Chand Mathur, (July 22, 1923, Delhi, India - August 27, 1976), popularly known simply as Mukesh, and was referred to as the man with the golden voice was a well-known Indian playback singer. ... Asha Bhosle (आशा भोसले) (born September 8, 1933) is one of the leading singers of the Indian subcontinent. ...


1930s

He made his film debut singing in Yahudi ki Ladki (1933) but the songs were scrapped and re-sung by Pahadi Sanyal. His first film as a singer was finally Sanjher Pidim (1935). He became a music director initially in Calcutta with Rajgee (1937). He moved to Bombay in 1944. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article is on Calcutta/Kolkata, the city. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article or section should be merged with Mumbai Mumbai (previously known as Bombay) is the worlds most populous conurbation, and is the sixth most populous agglomeration in the world. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ...


1940s

In Bombay, he began with Filmistan's Eight Days (1946) but his first major breakthrough came the following year with the company's Do Bhai (1947). The song Mera Sundar Sapna Beet Gaya sung by Geeta Dutt was her breakthrough song into the film industry. // Events and trends World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrination, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atomic bomb. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Geeta Dutt (November 23, 1930 - July 20, 1972) was a Hindi female playback singer of the 1950s and 1960s. ...


Shabnam (1949) was his biggest hit with Filmistan with the multi-lingual song Yeh Duniya Roop ki Chor sung by Shamshad Begum becoming the rage of the day. 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ...


1950s

Disillusioned with the materialism of Bombay, S D Burman left the Ashok Kumar starrer Mashaal (1950) incomplete and decided to board the first train back to Calcutta. Fortunately, he was dissuaded from doing so. // Events and trends This map shows two essential global spheres during the Cold War in 1959. ... Ashok Kumar could be Ashok Kumar, an actor Ashok Kumar, a United Kingdom politician Ashok Kumar, Director - Operations for Prakash Electric Co. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article is on Calcutta/Kolkata, the city. ...


In 1950s, S D Burman teamed up with Dev Anand's Nav Ketan Productions to create musical hits like Taxi Driver (1954), Munimji (1955), Paying Guest (1957), Nau Do Gyarah (1957) and Kalapani (1958). The songs sung by Mohammad Rafi and Kishore Kumar became popular. Burman da composed the music for Dev Anand's production company Navketan's first film Afsar (1950). With the success of their second film, Baazi (1951) he made it to the top and a long association with Navketan and Dev Anand was on its way. Baazi's jazzy musical score revealed a new facet of singer Geeta Dutt, who was mainly known for weepy, sad songs and bhajans. While every song in the film was a hit, one stood out for special appeal - Tadbir se Bigdi Hui Taqdeer, a ghazal that was occidentalized into a seductive song. // Events and trends This map shows two essential global spheres during the Cold War in 1959. ... Dev Anand in Taxi Driver Dev Anand (born September 26, 1923) is an Indian actor and film producer. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mohammed Rafi (December 24, 1924 - July 31, 1980) is perhaps the most famous Hindi playback singer of yesteryears. ... Kishore Kumar Kishore Kumar (August 4, 1929 - October 13, 1987), born as Abhas Ganguly, was a Bollywood film playback singer (Hindi, Bangla, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Oriya) and actor of Bengali Indian origin. ... Dev Anand in Taxi Driver Dev Anand (born September 26, 1923) is an Indian actor and film producer. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Dev Anand in Taxi Driver Dev Anand (born September 26, 1923) is an Indian actor and film producer. ... Geeta Dutt (November 23, 1930 - July 20, 1972) was a Hindi female playback singer of the 1950s and 1960s. ... A bhajan or kirtan is a Hindu or Sikh devotional song, often of ancient origin. ... In poetry (and as the lyrics in songs), the ghazal (Arabic: غزل; Turkish gazel) is a poetic form consisting of couplets which share a rhyme and a refrain. ...


He also gave music for Guru Dutt classics - Pyaasa (1957) and Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959). The soundtrack of Devdas (1955) was also composed by him. House No. 44 (1955), Funtoosh (1956), Solva Saal (1958) and Sujata (1959) were other S D Burman hits. When Guru Dutt made comparatively light-weight films like Baazi and Jaal (1952), Burmanda reflected their mood with compositions like Suno Gajar Kya Gaye or De Bhi Chuke Hum and when Guru Dutt made his somber masterpieces - Pyaasa (1957) and Kaagaz ke Phool (1959), he was right on target with Jinhe Naaz Hai Hind and Waqt ne Kiya Kya Haseen Situm. Guru Dutt (1925 - 1964) was a famous Indian film director, producer and actor. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 incarnation of Devdas starring Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, and Madhuri Dixit. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Pyaasa (Eternal Thirst in English) is a 1957 Indian film directed by Guru Dutt. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1957, S D Burman fell out with Lata Mangeshkar and adopted Asha Bhosle as his lead female singer. The team of S D Burman, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle and lyricist Majrooh Sultanpuri became popular for their duet songs. Thus, he was responsible along with O.P. Nayyar for shaping Asha Bhosle as a singer of repute. 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Asha Bhosle [1] (born September 8, 1933) is an Indian singer. ... Kishore Kumar Kishore Kumar (August 4, 1929 - October 13, 1987), born as Abhas Ganguly, was a Bollywood film playback singer (Hindi, Bangla, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Oriya) and actor of Bengali Indian origin. ... Asha Bhosle [1] (born September 8, 1933) is an Indian singer. ... Asrar ul Hasan Khan (Majroohs real name) was born in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh in India in 1919. ... O. P. Nayyar was an Indian music director known for his peppy numbers. ... Asha Bhosle [1] (born September 8, 1933) is an Indian singer. ...


In 1958, S D Burman gave music for Kishore Kumar's house production Chalti ka Naam Gaadi. 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kishore Kumar Kishore Kumar (August 4, 1929 - October 13, 1987), born as Abhas Ganguly, was a Bollywood film playback singer (Hindi, Bangla, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Oriya) and actor of Bengali Indian origin. ...


1960s

Ill health caused a slump in his career in the early 1960s but his compositions for Bandini (1963), Guide (1965), Jewel Thief (1967) and Aradhana (1969) showed that S.D. Burman could still dictate trends. Aradhana was responsible in Kishore Kumar's second coming and went on to make him the top male playback singer of Hindi Films. The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... Kishore Kumar Kishore Kumar (August 4, 1929 - October 13, 1987), born as Abhas Ganguly, was a Bollywood film playback singer (Hindi, Bangla, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Oriya) and actor of Bengali Indian origin. ... A playback singer is a singer whose song is pre-recorded for use in films. ...


In 1961, S D Burman and Lata Mangeshkar came together during the recording of R D Burman's first song for the movie Chhote Nawab. They reconciled their differences and started working again in 1962. 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Rahul Dev Burman, also known as Pancham or Pancham da (June 27, 1939 - January 4, 1994) was a music composer for Bollywood films. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ...


The Dev Anand-S D Burman partenership continued to churn out musical hits like Bambai Ka Babu (1960), Tere Ghar Ke Samne (1963), Teen Devian (1965), Guide (1965) and Jewel Thief (1967). Dev Anand in Taxi Driver Dev Anand (born September 26, 1923) is an Indian actor and film producer. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ...


Other S D Burman hits from this period were Bandini (1963) and Ziddi (1964). 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ...


Aradhana (1969) is considered a landmark score in the Bollywood history. The music of the movie shaped the careers of singer Kishore Kumar, lyricist Anand Bakshi, filmmaker Shakti Samanta and R D Burman (associate music director). 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Kishore Kumar Kishore Kumar (August 4, 1929 - October 13, 1987), born as Abhas Ganguly, was a Bollywood film playback singer (Hindi, Bangla, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Oriya) and actor of Bengali Indian origin. ... Anand Bakshi was an Indian poet and lyricist writer born in Rawalpindi in 1920 in pre-partitoned India, now Pakistan. ... This article needs cleanup. ...


1970s

Dev Anand and S D Burman continued their musical partnership in Prem Pujari (1970). The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... Dev Anand in Taxi Driver Dev Anand (born September 26, 1923) is an Indian actor and film producer. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ...


Sharmilee (1971), Abhimaan (1973), Mili (1975, completed by R D Burman) and Chupke Chupke (1975) are other classics from this period. 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Rahul Dev Burman, also known as Pancham or Pancham da (June 27, 1939 - January 4, 1994) was a music composer for Bollywood films. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ...


S D Burman went into coma while recording the song Badi sooni sooni (sung by Kishore Kumar) for the film Mili. He died on October 31, 1975 in Bombay (now Mumbai). Kishore Kumar Kishore Kumar (August 4, 1929 - October 13, 1987), born as Abhas Ganguly, was a Bollywood film playback singer (Hindi, Bangla, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Oriya) and actor of Bengali Indian origin. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining, as the final day of October. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Mumbai (Hindi/Marathi: मुंबई) (pronounced ), formerly known as Bombay, is the capital of the state of Maharashtra, and the most populous city of India, with an estimated population of about 13 million (as of 2006)[1]. Mumbai is located on Salsette Island, off the west coast of Maharashtra. ...


Singing style

As a singer, his thin but powerful voice was often used as bardic commentary e.g. Wahaan Kaun hai Tera from Guide or Safal Hogi Teri Aradhana from Aradhana. Abhimaan (1973) stands out for his outstanding musical score among his later films.


Awards and Recognitions

The Sangeet Natak Akademi (Devanāgarī: संगीत नाटक अकादेमी or, The National Academy for Music, Dance and Drama in English) is the first national level academy of art set up by the Government of India. ...

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