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  1. R D Burman’s 77th birthday: Google Doodle honours the legend music composer

R D Burman’s 77th birthday: Google Doodle honours the legend music composer

Google Doodle pays tribute to R D Burman today on his 77th birthday. Google dedicates its doodle to the legendary bollywood music composer.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: June 27, 2016 11:30 AM
Today's Google Doodle has R D Burman right in the centre, with a scarf wrapped around his neck. In the background is a piano's grand staff.

Today’s Google Doodle has R D Burman right in the centre, with a scarf wrapped around his neck. In the background is a piano’s grand staff.

Google Doodle pays tribute to R D Burman today on his 77th birthday. Google dedicates its doodle to the legendary bollywood music composer. Today’s Google Doodle has R D Burman right in the centre, with a scarf wrapped around his neck. In the background is a piano’s grand staff. The grand staff has multiple scenes from his hits. When you click on the doodle it directs you to the google’s search page for Burman.

Rahul Dev Burman was an Indian film score composer, who is considered one of the seminal music directors of the Indian film industry. Nicknamed Pancham da, he was the only son of the composer Sachin Dev Burman.

R D Burman revolutionised bollywood music with his unique compositions. His compositions not only topped the charts back then but serve as an determinant even to the present-day composers. During his musical lifetime, Burman had worked with eminent and renowned singers like Asha Bhosle (his wife), Lata Mangeshkar and Kishore Kumar. R D Burman won three Filmfare Awards for Best Music Director.

R D Burman revolutionised bollywood music with his unique compositions. His compositions not only topped the charts back then but serve as an influence even to the present-day composers.

Burman started music composition at a young age of 9 and brought influences from all over the world, from disco, to funk, to cabaret. Today’s Google Doodle is visible in India and Sri Lanka.

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