8 Evergreen Hits Composed By Pancham Da A.K.A R.D. Burman

Published on 18th Jun 2021 by BlogBuster Editorial Team

Listen To These Pancham Da Hits On His Birthday
 

R.D. Burman, fondly called Pancham Da, is one of the highly acclaimed music directors of Bollywood. He was a musical genius, who gave us tunes that we sing and groove to even today. Pancham Da started his career in the music industry in the 1950s. With a career spanning over several decades, he mesmerised everyone with his compositions in Hindi as well as Bengali movies.

It is said he got the name ‘Pancham’ as he used to cry in five different notes when he was a child. Pancham Da learned his art from masters like Ustad Ali Akbar Khan and Ustad Aashish Khan, who gave birth to immortal compositions.

On the occasion of his birthday, let us look at some of the evergreen R. D. Burman hit songs-
 

    

Kya Hua Tera Wada - Hum Kisise Kum Naheen

Singers: Mohammed Rafi and Sushma Shrestha
Lyricist: Majrooh Sultanpuri
The first on our list of R. D. Burman hit songs is Kya Hua Tera Wada sung by Mohammed Rafi and Sushma Shrestha. Mohammed Rafi won the Filmfare and National award as the best playback singer for the song as well. Kya Hua Tera Wada is enjoyed the same way today as it was enjoyed at the time of its release. Apart from this, some of the other famous songs by R. D. Burman in the movie are "Bachna Ae Haseeno Lo Main Aa Gaya", "Hai Agar Dushman Zamana, Gham Nahin", "Yeh Ladka Haye Allah Kaisa Hai Deewana" and many more!
Listen to one of Pancham Da hits, Kya Hua Tera Wada

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga - 1942: A Love Story

Singer: Kumar Sanu
Lyricist: Javed Akhtar
Kumar Sanu’s voice added magic to this already mesmerising composition by Pancham Da. Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga is soft, melodious, soul-stirring and one of R. D. Burman hit songs. The three legends- Kumar Sanu, R.D Burman and Javed Akhtar, were awarded a Filmfare award for this beautiful song. Apart from Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, "Rim Jhim Rim Jhim", “Pyar Hua Chupke Se”, etc. are popular songs by R. D. Burman in the movie.
Listen to one of Pancham Da hits, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga

Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Todenge - Sholay

Singers: Manna Dey, Kishore Kumar
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Composed for the movie Sholay in 1975, Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Todenge is one of the best songs by R. D. Burman. It truly celebrates the essence of friendship and is the best friendship track created till date. One of the most enjoyable R. D. Burman hit songs, Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Todenge was shot on the streets of Bengaluru.
Listen to one of Pancham Da hits, Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Todenge:

Kuch Toh Log Kahenge - Amar Prem

Singer: Kishore Kumar
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
R.D Burman and Kishore Kumar were a fantastic duo and made many incredible compositions together. But Kuch Toh Log Kahenge from Amar Prem is one of R. D. Burman hit songs and a class apart. The lyrics of the songs penned down by Anand Bakshi take a jab at the hypocrisy and moral judgement of society. Amar Prem also featured some other great songs by R. D. Burman such as "Raina Beeti Jaye", "Chingari Koi Bhadke", "Bada Natkhat Hai Yeh" and “Yeh Kya Hua”.

Listen to one of Pancham Da hits, Kuch Toh Log Kahenge

Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko - Yaadon Ki Baaraat

Singer: Asha Bhosle and Mohammed Rafi
Lyricist: Majrooh Sultanpuri
Nothing spells romance better than one of the most delightful songs by R. D. Burman - Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko. Sung by the legendary Asha Bhosle and Mohammed Rafi, the song is fondly remembered and listened to even today. The opening lines of Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko were inspired by the English song "If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium". This song is definitely a must-add to the list of R. D. Burman hit songs!
Listen to one of Pancham Da hits, Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko

Humein Tumse Pyaar Kitna - Kudrat

Singer: Kishore Kumar
Lyricist: Majrooh Sultanpuri
Picturised on Hema Malini and Rajesh Khanna, Humein Tumse Pyaar Kitna is one of R. D. Burman hit songs, and is expressive and profound. It is heart-touching, emotional and is a perfect expression of love. The lyrics penned down by Majrooh Sultanpuri and Kishore Kumar brings the whole composition to life, creating a spellbinding ambience. Humein Tumse Pyaar Kitna is one of the best songs by R. D. Burman that has aged like fine wine!
Listen to one of Pancham Da hits, Humein Tumse Pyaar Kitna    

Rim Jhim Gire Sawan - Manzil

Singer: Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar
Lyricist: Yogesh
A monsoon favourite, Rim Jhim Gire Sawan is one of the most fascinating songs by R. D. Burman. The beautiful composition by Pancham Da combined with the effortless singing of Kishore Kumar flows like magic in the air. The second rendition picturised on Moushumi Chatterjee and Amitabh Bachchan, Rim Jhim Gire Sawan was shot in actual rain against the backdrop of Marine Drive. It is one of R. D. Burman hit songs and a tribute to a gentler, less-crowded, and truly romantic city that Mumbai was before.Listen to one of Pancham Da hits, Rim Jhim Gire Sawan.

 

Aane Wala Pal Jane Wala Hai - Gol Maal

Singer: Kishore Kumar
Lyricist: Gulzar
Simple, soulful and absolutely brilliant. Aane Wala Pal Jane Wala Hai is one of R. D. Burman hit songs and talks about living your life in the present, without worrying about the past or the future. The heartening lyrics penned down by Gulzar earned him a Filmfare award for the same! Aane Wala Pal Jane Wala Hai is one of the best songs by R. D. Burman that steals everyone’s heart even today!
Listen to one of Pancham Da hits, Aane Wala Pal Jane Wala Hai

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