"With his glorious flow of talent, R D Burman did not have to make any effort, it just came to him," said Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Asha Bhosle won an award for Chain se hum ko kabhi aap ne jeene na diyaa, the last song she sang for composer O P Nayyar which was supposed to be used in the movie Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye
R D Burman, fondly known as Pancham da, scored the music for more than 30 Big B films, including Sholay, Satte Pe Satta, Deewaar, Namak Haraam and Sanjog, many of which featured Big B as The Angry Young Man. Pancham da died in 1994.
"You had to knock the doors of the great directors and producers. Of course I needed the work and was desperate for work. I remember one of the producers saying, 'we have RD Burman, we have Laxmikant-Pyarelal, we've got Kalyanji-Anandji with us, why should we take you', said Anu Malik
Bollywood's playback queen Asha Bhosle, who can easily be credited with making pop music a rage among Indians, shows little signs of ageing as she turns 82 today.
Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar is one of the very few people with whom many generations can connect. Her soulful voice, which is undoubtedly sweeter than honey, has been part of the Hindi film industry for over seven decades, leaving us hungry for more