R D Burman

Rahul Dev Burman was an Indian film score composer, who is considered one of the seminal music directors of the Indian film industry. Nicknamed Pancham da, he was the only son of the illustrious composer Sachin Dev Burman.

Check out some of the top guitar songs composed by R D Burman.

Old Hindi Songs

Guitar Chords: Chand Mera Dil, Hum Kisise Kum Naheen [1977]

The song Chand Mera Dil is a beautiful melody from the movie Hum Kisise Kum Naheen. That movie had so many good songs that this one gets eclipsed by the charm of the others. So good was R D Burman with this film....
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Old Hindi Songs

Guitar Chords: Jaane Ja Dhundta Phir Raha, Jawani Diwani [1972]

Another exciting and very popular song from R D Burman and sung by Kishore Kumar. Jaane Ja Dhoondta Phir Raha is a fast paced song with quick strumming pattern and complex barre chords. So you need have a good hold on your barre chords. The song is in the key of Cm. An interesting chord used is Cm6 which uniquely identifies the song....
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Old Hindi Songs

Guitar Chords: O Mere Dil Ke Chain, Mere Jeevan Saathi [1972]

Alright, I have been playing this song for the past 2 days on my guitar and I don't remember when was the last time I had so much fun playing a song on the guitar. The strumming pattern is really refreshing and very easy once you get a hang of it....
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Old Hindi Songs

Guitar Chords: Kya Hua Tera Wada, Hum Kisise Kum Naheen [1977]

Kya Hua Tera Wada from the movie Hum Kisise Kum Naheen got Mohammed Rafi a national award. Playing this song on guitar is a treat you cannot miss. In the key of F, the chords are also simple with only few barre chords....
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Old Hindi Songs

Guitar Chords: Tere Bina Jiya Jaye Na, Ghar [1978]

'Tere Bina Jiya Jaye Na' is one of my favorite R D Burman song sung beautifully by Lata Mangeshkar. In the key of G, the song uses simple chords like G, F, C and few others. But I would recommend playing barre chords so that you can use the left-hand muting technique easily which is a must for sounding like original....
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Old Hindi Songs

Guitar Chords/Tabs: Chura Liya Hai Tumne, Yaadon Ki Baarat [1973]

Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko is one of the most popular songs of the 70's which kids of today will also be aware of. The singer, Bhupinder, also played the guitar in this song. Don't make the mistake of assuming the guitar won't be that great because it's an old song. The guitar and strumming is exceptional and if you are learning to play the guitar, you cannot afford to ignore some of the classic old songs of Bollywood....
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