Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar remembered her long association with noted Bollywood music director RD Burman, affectionately called Pancham Da, on his 21st death anniversary.
The 85-year-old singer has collaborated with him on several hit songs like Aaja Piya Tohe Pyar Doon, Agar Tum Na Hote, Mere Naina Sawan Bhadon, Raina Beeti Jaye, Tujhse Naraz Nahin Zindagi , among others.
"Today is the 21st death anniversary of RD Burman. He was such a talented artist. He used to compose songs and could also sing very well himself. He loved to try different methods and techniques while composing songs. I pay an emotional tribute to such a great artiste," Lataji posted along with the links of two of her favourite songs composed by him - Tere Bina Jiya Jaye Na and Bhao Mein Chale Aao .
RD Burman died on January 4, 1994. His last work was seen in 1942: A Love Story , which was released after his demise.