R D Burman (Pancham Da) Birthday Celebration with Pancham Unmixed, 101 R D Burman Hits, the Sargam Ke Saathi Series & More

By Ekta Kumari

Mumbai, June 27, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) For all the lovers of music and fans R D Burman, Shemaroo brings a musical treat to celebrate the 73st birth anniversary of the music genius. R. D. Burman, popularly known as Pancham da was one of the greatest music composers that our Hindi Film Industry has witnessed. He created magic on silver screen with his singers like Asha Bhosle, Lata mageshkar, Kishore Kumar and other contemporary singers. His style of music is said to be much ahead of his time. Shemaroo brings Pancham Unmixed, 101 R D Burman Hits, the Sargam Ke Saathi Series and many other titles showcasing the Man and his music. Other than these, Shemaroo also has a number of movies in its catalogue for which Pancham Da composed music like Aap Ki Kasam, Caravan, Pukar, Parichay etc., which were undoubtedly musical hits.


With the kind of versatile music, R. D. Burman composed, it almost becomes impossible to imagine of films made by several film makers without his songs. In fact, Pancham da was the only thinkable name for films made by Gulzar, Nasir Hussain, Ramesh Sippy & Ramesh Behl. Also, R.D.Burman holds the record for composing the music of all films made by Ramesh Behl under the banner of Rose Movies till the legend lived. Right from THE TRAIN & JAWANI DIWANI to KASME VAADE, PUKAR & INDRAJEET are all the work of the musical genius – Pancham da.

The National Award Winning film Pancham Unmixed, is the only feature length film made on the great maestro. It is released in an Exclusive Collectors pack by Shemaroo Entertainment. - The Collectors Edition DVD Pack is inclusive of a Feature length film on R. D. Burman, Pancham Magic – a compilation of his songs and a Coffee Table Book titled “Strings of Eternity”.  Pancham Unmixed – The film has attempted to explore legendary composer R. D. Burman’s music. It takes an incisive look into the composer's reflective artistry and buoyant, but also lonely inner being. Featuring a host of Pancham Da’s close friends, colleagues and admirers like - Asha Bhosle, Gulzar, Javed Akhtar, Manna Dey, Shammi Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor among others - Pancham Unmixed is the most comprehensive film made till date, on the great composer. The special Coffee Table Book titled ‘Pancham - Strings of Eternity’, has some enchanting anecdotes, insights, emotions and rare photographs of this legend. The song compilation dvd  ‘Pancham Magic’ has 30 timeless Original Video Songs composed by Pancham Da. It is an ideal gift for any Music lover.

101 R. D. Burman Hits , part of 101 series released by Shemaroo is jewel of a collection. The Album captures different moods of R. D. Burman. The songs in the pack ranges from romantic melodies to his sizzling hits, rhythmic beats to masti bhare nagme and many more. ‘Piya tu ab to aaja….’ ‘Bacha ke Rehna Re Baba..’, ‘Aati Rahengi Baharen..’, ‘Jaane Jaan Dhoondhta Phir Raha…’ are some of the many melodies that you would surely like to hum along with the stars. Sargam Ke Saathi, is another series of R. D. Burman as the name suggests is a series of Song DVDs which salutes the great association of Pancham da with his favourite singers, Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar & Kishore Kumar.

Buy a pack of Pancham DVD today to recreate the magic of Burmanji’s music on his birth anniversary!!

Watch your favourite Pancham songs.


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