New Delhi, June 27 (ANI): A number of fans and music enthusiasts celebrated the 70th birth anniversary of legendary Bollywood music composer R.D.Burman on Saturday in the national capital.
Various performers, on this occasions, sang late R.D. Burman's compositions and children gave dance presentations during a function organised by a fan club devoted to his name in the national capital.
The fan club of R.D.Burman, who was popularly known as 'Pancham Da', celebrates his special days every year and awards new singers and artistes on this occasion.
"Every year on his birthday and his death anniversary, we pay homage to him. And we also promote new talent through his music. His songs are given to new artistes to perform and every year we give them awards as well," said Harish Nadan, Director of the Pancham Fan Club.
Burman had numerous Bollywood melodies to his credit. Considered to be the reigning king of Hindi film music in the 1970s and 80s, Burman was believed to have revolutionised Bollywood music with various innovations.
Burman teamed up with famous Bollywood singers such as Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhosle and Lata Mangeshkar and rendered his voice to many songs. (ANI)