RD Burman rocked the music scene since the early 60s till the 90s. Burman, who was nicknamed Pancham composed his first song, Aye Meri Topi Palat Ke Aa when he was nine years old. His father, SD Burman used it in the film, Funtoosh (1956).
RD Burman’s timeless classics continue to rule chartbusters even today. Here’s a jukebox to remember the legend on his death anniversary (4 January):
(This article is from The Quint’s archives and is now being republished to mark Rahul Dev Burman’s death anniversary.)