R D Burman
Lifestyle  /  Published 04.08.22

Hear him out: A melody for every mood, courtesy Kishore Kumar

The introductory whistle of this song is synonymous with Kishore’s genius. The Hindi version came after a non-filmy Bengali version, sung by Kishore Kumar himself. The free-spirited nature of th...
By Vedant Karia

Entertainment  /  Published 27.06.22

Remembering RD Burman on his 83rd

And the list is endless for RD - Ghum Hai Kisi Ke (Rampur Ka Laxman), Raah Pe Rehte (Namkeen), Pyar Mein Dil Pe Maar De Goli (Mahaan), Yeri Pawan, Ek Roz Main Tadap Kar (Bemisal), Tum Ho Mere and Rim ...
By Diganta Guha in Calcutta

People  /  Published 11.02.22

Music, mishti and maach: a bond that has stood the test of time and geography

So is an album on the cards? “With work pressure and family time competing for my attention, it gets difficult to write new music. But now that I have four Bangla singles, I do hope to add a few...
By Vedant Karia

Entertainment  /  Published 28.02.21

When L went missing

When a musical show is promoted as a Laxmikant-Pyarelal event, why would you play the R.D. Burman number Bachna Ae Haseeno… as an introduction? That and other stormy queries were raised after a...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

North East  /  Published 27.06.19

Homage to R.D. Burman with statue at Dhubri

Fans of singer-musician R.D. Burman on Thursday unveiled a bronze statue of the legend on the Brahmaputra riverbank at the historical Netai Dhubuni Ghat park in Dhubri town.The statue was sponsored by...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

Entertainment  /  Published 03.08.19

Kishore Kumar: The voice of now

On Sunday, FM radio, social media slickers, TV reality show experts and many more would be celebrating the 90th birth anniversary of Kishore Kumar. Nothing unusual about it, just that for someone who ...
By Anirudha Bhattacharjee

Culture  /  Published 10.08.18

How S D Burman reacted to newbies

By Devdan Mitra

Entertainment  /  Published 15.06.19

Celebrating the 80th anniversary year of R.D. Burman

There was a fellow near our place. Bhaba Pagla. One of those cranky blokes, you know. He used to hum an indigenous tune to which the kids used to laugh,” said Anuradha Gupta, Pancham’s maternal au...
By Anirudha Bhattacharjee and Balaji Vittal


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