Melody in the movies: 1981
Rajiv Vijaykar (Screen)
RD Burman tunes Sanam Teri Kasam's hit soundtrack that includes 'Kitne bhi to kar le sitam...' (Kishore and Asha separately), 'Jaan-e-jaan...' (a remix favourite today), Dekhta hoon koi ladki haseen...', 'Jaana o meri jaan...' and 'Sheeshe ke gharon mein dekho to...'. All the songs are very popular.
In his most fruitful year with Gulshan Bawra, RD also scores for two more musicals, Satte Pe Satta and Yeh Vaada Raha, forming a trinity of hit scores with Universal Music India, then known as Music India. The songs, sung by an assortment of singers including lyricist Gulshan Bawra, RD himself, his two assistants Basu and Sapan Chakravorty apart from Anand Kumar C, Bhupendra, Annette, Dilraj Kaur and of course fave singers Kishore and Asha. Satte Pe Satta's songs include 'Dukki pe dukka ho...', 'Pyar hamein kis mod pe hain laaya...', 'Dilbar mere...', 'Zindagi milke bitaayenge...', 'Mausam mastana...', 'Jhukaake sar ko pooncho...' and 'Pariyon ka mela hai...' .