Sachin Dev Burman contributed to 14 Hindi and 13 Bengali film songs as a playback singer. S.D. Burman started his career as a radio singer in the Calcutta Radio Station in 1920. In 1934 he participated in the All India Music Conference organized by Allahabad University. During the event, he presented his Bengali Thumri in front of notable attendees like Abdul Karim Khan. Subsequently, he received an invitation to the Bengal Music Conference in Kolkata, which was inaugurated by Rabindranath Tagore. If you wish to know more about S.D. Burman India Stamp as well as Miniature Sheets then visit Philacy.com.
1-10-2007: S.D. Burman Birth Centenary India Stamp
Sachin Dev Burman was born to Royal Princess Nirmala Devi of Manipur and Nabadwipchandra Dev Burman of Tripura. S.D. Burman was a prominent Indian music Director and Singer. He started his career in Bengali films in 1937. Gradually he started composing music for Hindi films and became one of the most successful music directors of Indian cinema. S.D. Burman composed music for over 100 films in both Bengali and Hindi cinema. S.D. Burman’s compositions were brought to life by leading singers of that era including Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, Geeta Dutt, Manna Dey, Asha Bhosle, Shamshad Begum. On the occasion of the 101st birth anniversary of S.D. Burman, the Indian Postal Department released a commemorative postage stamp.