R D Burman, one of the most influential directors of the Indian music industry, had redefined melody and rhythm for a huge doyen of music enthusiasts. The illustrious son of composer Sachin Dev Burman, R D Burman or Pancham da as he was fondly called, was definitely a maestro in his chosen field of expertise and had gone on to compose the score for 331 films.
June 27, 2018 marks the 79th birth anniversary of the musical genius and today, on this special day, we compile a dozen of Pancham da’s masterpieces to transport you to a delightful world of musical bliss.
CHURA LIYA HAIN TUMNE JO DIL KO
Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko is a romantic number, celebrating the melodies of falling in love.
AAO NA GALE LAGAO NA
Another romantic number that borders on the sensibilities felt in love, Aao Na Gale Lagao Naa essentially evokes the nuances of a romantic affair.
EK LADKI KO DEKHA
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga counts among one of the finest romantic songs of Bollywood. The sensations of love felt as the eyes dwell on your beloved are aptly reflected through the lyrics of this beautiful number.
AANE WALA PAL JAANE WALA HAI
The loss of a passing moment descends with every lyric that this song emotes. Indeed, Aanewala pal Jaanewala Hai heralds an indescribable gloom unto you as you flow away in its pensive emotions.
MUSAFIR HOON YAARON
Yet another piece of melody that dwells on the melancholy of man in a world that is not his own, Musafir Hoon Yaaro is a striking realist evokation of the entity of life.
MERE SAAMNE WALI KHIDKI MEIN
A fun song complete with all the elements of a zesty life is what the very popular Meri Saamne Wali Khidki Mein encompasses in its every breath and tone. Love and its playfulness have never been depicted better.
MERE NAINA SAWAN BHADON
Mere Naina Saawan Bhado is a song that sends your heart into a maze of gloom and sadness with a melody that is strikingly pensive yet with a somewhat calming undertone flowing throughout the grim music.
TUM AA GAYE HO
Tum aa gaye ho celebrates the joy heralded in by the presence of a loved one in your life. If love ode is a thing, then this song embodies the spirit like no other.
PYAAR KARNE WALE
Glorifying the ones who dare to love, this song is pretty much deep and somewhat dark’,yet it remains one of the most comforting tunes to your heart.
JAI JAI SHIV SHANKAR
Jai Jai Shiv Shankar is truly one iconic number. Not only the premise, but each element of the song is so steeped up in revelry and enjoyment that it invariably makes us dance away to its catchy tune.
TERE BINA ZINDAGI SE KOI
Heartfelt and evoking the elements of melancholy, Tere Bina Zindagi Se Koi Shikwa To Nahin is one masterpiece of musical sensibility.
One of the peppiest numbers around, Mehbooba Mehbooba instantly sets us in the mood for a leg shake and its catchy tempo makes it one of the most popular songs even in the present times.