Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) R.D. Burman was a musical genius whose experiments and innovativeness made him one of the most beloved musicians of his time. Remembering him on his 72nd birth anniversary on June 27, the likes of Hema Malini and Aamir Khan feel that he gave the Hindi film industry an imperishable treasure trove.
Son of Sachin Dev Burman, Rahul was fondly referred to as Pancham and started his journey with "Chhote Nawab" (1961). After that, he worked continuously for 33 years and brought a refreshing change with his extraordinary musical work like "Raat kali" ("Buddha Mil Gaya"), the sensual cabaret number "Piya tu ab toh aaja" ("Caravan"), the ultimate hippie anthem "Dum maro dum" ("Hare Rama Hare Krishna") and the classical "Raina beet