also known as R. D. Burman, and Pancham da, (June 27, 1939 – January 4, 1994) was one of the great music composers of Bollywood. Commonly R.D. Burman is kown as Pancham among his fans. He was the only son of singer and music composer Sachin Dev Burman and Meera, and the second husband of playback singer Asha Bhosle. He is credited with revolutionizing the music in Hindi films, and his style and techniques continue to be followed by the composers of today.