Mumbai, Oct 15: Meera Dev Burman, mother of legendary music composer Late R D Burman, died of old age early today in Mumbai.
She was 92.
When contacted noted playback singer Asha Bhosle, who was married to R D Burman, said, ''Pancham's (R D Burman) mother was mentally unstable since the death of her husband, acclaimed music director S D Burman. Pancham took care of her till his death. Her condition was deteriorating over the years due to advanced age and had to be frequently hospitalised. I had just brought her from Lilavati Hospital, two days ago, to her Santacruz home. She passed away at 0500 hrs this morning.'' The funeral will take place in Dadar later in the day, she added.