BIG FM pays tribute to R D Burman


MUMBAI: BIG 92.7FM’s Kolkata station will be paying a tribute to music maestro R D Burman on his 68th birthday. BIG FM will celebrate the birthday of Panchamda, as he is widely known in the music world, all through the day.

Burman ushered in the era of electronic rock providing a new genre of music in Hindi film music. BIG 92.7 FM will recreate the nostalgia with exclusive Burman music on air.

BIG 92.7 FM also play R D Burman’s superhit music on air in BIG Ride. Office goers can listen to the foot tapping music of Burman. They can also make request to the RJs on BIG Ride to play specific R D Burman music of their choice. BIG FM will also announce the route of BIG RIDE on air all through the day.

A special on ground event has been conceptualized by BIG 92.7 FM at the Music World where the RJs will present mementoes in remembrance of R D Burman to every fifth (pancham) person walking in.

BIG 92.7 FM Kolkata station head Bodhayan Roychoudhury said, “R D Burman, the legendary music composer has really brought the groove into Hindi film music thus creating a new genre of music in 70s to 80s. His hip, energetic youthful compositions as well as melodious ones have the same appeal today. We at BIG 92.7 FM are paying a tribute to this maestro by bringing back those nostalgic days on air on his 68th birthday.”