From Failed Marriage To Giving Abhijeet Bhattacharya His First Breakthrough, Exploring Unusual Facts About RD Burman

Pancham Da being one of the most inspirational personalities in the history of Indian music industry, here exploring some of his unusual stories and exclusive facts of country's household name.

Three decades since he left, six decades since Indian musical industry was introduced to evergreen musician, nine decades since earth witnessed him for the first time and he continues to rule the hearts of people even today through his comforting classical hits. Yes, we are talking about none other than our dear Rahul Dev Burman also lovingly known as Pancham Da.

Pancham Da is one of the most influential personalities in the world of music, who serves to be an inspiration to the new generation of music directors and continues to be. From elders to kids, listeners simply gets lost in his magical melodies.

Being so dear to the audience at an extent, there’s so much to talk about him and on the occasion of legendary RD Burman’s birth anniversary, Lehren has got you some unknown facts and exclusive stories of Pancham Da.

Rare Moment Captured of Pancham Da & Asha Bhosale’s Music Session

RD Burman and Asha Bhosale’s pair was so popular for their musical jughalbandi and their undying love for eachother. In the clip below, Asha Ji and Pancham Da are seen having their riyaaz time and the nightingale singer shares how beautiful is her married life with husband RD Burman that blends with music and food. Further, a rare moment captured while couple talking about each other.

Here’s how ‘Mehbooba Mehbooba’ song was recorded

A chartbuster song ‘Mehbooba Mehbooba’ from cult-classic film ‘Sholay’ sung by Pancham Da was first approached to legendary actor-musician Kishore Kumar later destiny fall in place for Burman Ji and the director Ramesh Sippy was so happy with the output.

Pancham Da’s first failed marriage with Rita Patel

Before Burman Ji fell in love with Asha Bhosale, very few know about his first failed marriage with Rita Patel who was a die-heart fan of his music. The composer met her during his vacation at Darjeeling and the blissful place made him fell in love. Further both tied knot in 1966 but Rita Patel was unhappy with his late night parties and busy life which later led them for filing divorce.

Shakti Samanta Says, “It’s difficult to choose one favourite song of Pancham”

From RD Burman’s everlasting songs to catchy background scores, every project done by him is best of best as said by veteran filmmaker Shakti Samanta. Pancham Da has lend music for his numerous films and if asked Shakti Ji to choose one of his favourite songs composed by Burman Ji says it’s difficult to choose one because the every track of him showcases the wonder work.

Overwhelmed Abhijeet Bhattacharya on his first-breakthrough given by Pancham Da

Very few knows that singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya got his first breakthrough from none other than RD Burman with the film ‘Anand Aur Anand’ and he feels very honoured to receive the offer that he’ll be ever grateful for which paved him ways to Indian music industry. In exclusive chat with Lehren, the singer opened on his initial days which led him towards the successful career.

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