About the Album
Pancham Swar, R D Burman In His Own Voice is a 3-disc set that features a collection of the greatest hits composed by R D Burman, in his own voice. Many of the songs in this album have been composed and sung by R D Burman. He has collaborated with Asha Bhosle, who is also his wife and the great playback singer, Kishore Kumar.
Pancham Swar, R D Burman In His Own Voice includes 3 CDs which have a total of 45 hit songs. These songs include Piya Tu Ab Toh Aaja (studio recorded and live performance) from Film Caravan, Dum Maro Dum from Hare Krishna, Jab Andhera Hota Hai from Raja Rani, Sapna Mera Toot Gaya from Khel Khel Mein and other popular hits.
A collection of various R D Burman songs, in his sweet and experimental style, Pancham Swar, R D Burman In His Own Voice has been released by SAREGAMA in 2013. It is an album consisting of popular Bollywood music and comes as 3 audio CDs./p>
- R D Burman has won 3 filmfare awards for Sanam Teri Kasam, Masoom, 1942 - A Love Story and a number of other nominations as well.
- India Post has released a postage stamp in honour of R.D.Burman, bearing his face.
About the Artists
R D Burman, whose nickname is Pancham, an Indian film score composer. He has composed music for 331 movies in Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Oriya and Marathi, along with music for some other television serials. He is son of renowned music composer, Sachin Dev Burman, who was trained by the famed Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.
He is known as a musical genius, who revolutionised the Indian music industry by mixing songs in different genres such as Western, Latin, Oriental and Disco. He experimented with sounds by rubbing sandpaper and knocking bamboo sticks together and famously blew into beer bottles to produce the opening beats of Mehbooba Mebooba.
His music is loved by all ages and many numbers are still included as original and remixed versions in today's movies and albums.