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The unforgettable genius of Pancham: A tribute on RD Burman's 80th birth anniversary

Once a genius, always a genius: Remembering the quintessential music legend, RD Burman.

He was a living legend — and has now become a legend that’s immortal.

Called the musical phenomenon, a maverick, a wizard of music, the game-changer of the Indian film and music industries, the quintessential musical genius — he was none other than Rahul Dev Burman, known popularly as RD Burman or Pancham.

Today is his eightieth birth anniversary — and an apt occasion to recall the momentous contribution he made to the world of music and films with his innovative compositions and amalgamations of rhythmic influences from the music of many countries. His obsession with music and

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