By Jivraj Burman
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) The legendary R.D. Burman, who revolutionised Hindi film music since he debuted as composer with comedian Mehmood's 1961 movie "Chote Nawab", is almost a forgotten man today.
But the songs he composed continue to live on in the minds of all music lovers. Those are Bollywood's imperishable treasure trove, more particularly, perhaps, for the music companies cashing in on his composing genius.
His 13th death anniversary Friday went almost unnoticed in Bollywood, the hub of entertainment, to which the maestro devoted all his years.
R.D. Burman, or Pancham to his friends and contemporaries, was born into music. No wonder, he could compose tunes