S.D. Burman

Film score, Film music contributor

1906 – 1975

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Who was S.D. Burman?

Sachin Dev Burman was an Indian music composer. He was one of the most well-renowned Bollywood music directors. S D Burman composed music for 100 movies, including Hindi and Bengali films. Apart from being a versatile composer, he also sang songs in the folk style of Tripura. His Son Rahul Dev Burman was also a music director.

S.D. Burman's compositions have been mainly sung to a large extent by the likes of Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Manna Dey, Kishore Kumar, Hemant Kumar, Asha Bhosle and Shamshad Begum. Mukesh and Talat Mahmood have also sung songs composed by him. He also sang about 20 film songs.

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Born
Oct 1, 1906
Comilla
Also known as
  • S. D. Burman
  • S D Burman
  • SD Burman
  • Sachin Dev Burman
  • Sachin karta
  • Burman da
  • Kumar Sachindra Dev Barman
  • Kumar Shri Sachin Dev Burman
  • S.D. Barman
  • B.D. Burman
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Hinduism
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Education
  • University of Calcutta
Died
Oct 31, 1975
Mumbai

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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