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Lata Mangeshkar remembers Pancham da on death anniversary

Lata Mangeshkar

Mumbai: Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar remembered her long association with noted Bollywood music director R D Burman, affectionately called Pancham Da, on his 21st death anniversary.

The 85-year-old singer has collaborated with Burman 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 artiste… 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,” Mangeshkar posted alongside the links of two of her favourites songs composed by Burman- ‘Tere Bina Jiya Jaye Na’ and ‘Bhao Mein Chale Aao’.

Burman died on January 4, 1994. His last work was seen in ‘1942: A Love Story’, which was released after his demise.

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