Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Happy birthday to SD Burman.

The viewers of Bollywood films wish happy birthday to legendary composer and singer SD Burman on 1st November, 2013. He had composed music in more than 80 bollywood films. In Bengal SD Burman sang many notable songs most of which had folk element and also classical composure. Some of his everlasting songs included “paddar dheu re”, “barne gandhe chande geetite”, “jhilmil jhilmil jhiler jole dheu kheliya jay re”, to name a few. In hindi films SD Burman worked with many legendary directors like Bimal Roy, Guru Dutt, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, and others. In the film Pyaasa, SD Burman’s composition for Mohammad Rafi “yeh mahalon yeh takhton yeh tajhon ki duniya” still haunts the viewers. In the film Kagaz Ka Phool also Rafi’s song “bichre sabhi baari baari” really touched the souls of numerous film lovers. SD Burman’s composition for Talat Mehmood in Dilip Kumar’s Devdas titled “mitwa” was a very good song in somber mood. SD Burman composed the song “jalte hai jiske liye” in the film Sujata in style. Talat Mehmood’s song for Sunil Dutt became a big hit and was related to telephonic conversation. In Ashok Kumar’s film Meri Surat Teri Ankhen SD Burman was unblemish in the song “pucho na kaise maine rain bitayi”. Manna Dey sang the song in raag ahir bhairav. Rafi’s song in the same film “tere bin sune nain hamaare” had magical charm. SD Burman composed very creative music in the films Bandini, Aradhana, Abhimaan, Milli and many other notable films. The soft music of the rural parts of the country did find place in the numerous compositions of SD Burman. Articles after articles can be devoted to the great legend. His films and works should be shown in the different channels.

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