Music composer RD Burman was one of the talented gems of the Hindi film industry. He delivered many hit songs that were crooned by some renowned singers of the industry. He composed his first song at the age of 9 which was Aye meri topi palat ke aa. He was fondly called Pancham Da by his fans and contemporaries.

From the 1960s to the 1990s, Burman composed musical scores for 331 films.He was mainly active in the Hindi film industry as a composer, and also provided vocals for a few compositions.Burman did major work with Asha Bhosle (his wife) and Kishore Kumar, and scored many of the songs that made these singers famous.He also scored many songs sung by Lata Mangeshkar.