An inspiration to many budding musicians, a role-model to all the vocalists and a treat to all the listeners, Sachin Dev Burman a.k.a S.D Burman continues to remain fresh in our hearts through his amazing music and soul-touching voice. On his 107th birthday, lets reminiscent this legend whose beautiful music remains astonishing to the entire nation.
Taqdeer Se Bigdi Hui Taqdeer Bana Le (Baazi 1951)
Featuring the legend Dev Anand and his first wife Geeta Bali, this catchy song is one of SD’s best songs. Originally written as a ghazal, SD Burman gave this a classy twist with his beautiful music which became an instant hit with the audience. Sung by Geeta Dutt, this song sees Geeta Bali singing to Dev Anand with a guitar in hand.
Saiyaan Dil Mein Aana Re (Bahar 1951)
This song will set your feet tapping and leave your lips humming a melody that soothes your heart. Saiyaan Dil Main Aana Re meaning ‘come into my heart love’ is a beautiful song with some really cute lyrics. The video features Vyjayantimala, an eternal beauty, dancing with a picture of her man in the moonlight. Sung by Shamshad Begum and beautifully composed by SD sir, this song has got to be one your favorites.
Meri Duniya Hai Maa Tere Aanchal Mein (Talaash 1961)
There’s no better word than ‘maa’. And no better song to justify this word than this one. Meri Duniya Hai Maa.. is a heart touching song that will bring tears to your eyes. A young lad singing it to his mother, comparing her to God. SD Burman’s music composition will definitely bring goosebumps and probably make you feel grateful to your ‘maa’.
Piya Tose Naina Laage Re (Guide 1965)
Guide was released in 1965 and received huge apprication for its brilliant content. And SD Burman’s music for that film received accolades. This song features Waheeda Rahman dancing to Lata Mangeshkar’s tunes like a dream. One of the best songs from the film Guide, this one has to be on your list of favorites by SD Burman.
Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si (Chalti Ka Naam Zindagi 1958)
When Kishore Kumar and SD Burman come together, one can be rest assured that they are in for a royal treat. This beautiful song from Chalti Ka Naam Zindagi will take you back to your college days, refreshing the memories of your first crush, the first walk in the rain, her naughty eyes, his romance. This song of SD Burman is sure set you make you smile.
Sun Mere Bhandhu Re (Sujata 1959)
So what happens when SD Burman not just composes music for a track but also sings it? Well magic happens. And the magic we’re talking here is about is this song ‘Sun Mere Bandhu Re’ from the classic film Sujata. Although the track in the movie is incomplete, this song has not failed to impress the audience.
Hain Apna Dil Toh Aawara (Solva Saal 1958)
SD Burman and Dev Anand have always complimented each other and this song is a masterpiece in its true sense. This song is from the film Solva Saal released in the year 1958 and sung by Hemant Kumar. This song means ‘my hear is a wanderer. I don’t know who it will fall for.’ A beautiful song with some rich lyrics, this song will definitely remain close to your heart forever.