indya.com - vindia - The Chosen One: R D Burman
"Most certainly the God of music in the Indian Music industry, R D Burman. The man who added his unique dash of pep and verve in to Hindi film music starting with the 60s. The first music director who brought Rock n' Roll to Hindi tunes, creating a brand of music so distinctly his own.
Panchamda has been and will continue to be an inspiration for many a inspiring musicians. In fact there are a lot of contemporary music directors who still reflect his style. A musician who revolutionised the world of music, the only one whose music was ahead of his time, a versatile music director, he could compose any kind of song, be it classical, modern, love song and make it sound brilliant.
Channel [v] pays tribute to the maestro this July and takes its viewers down memory lane through the melodies in the life of Panchamda. So stay tuned and do not miss this magical musical journey"