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This article is written by Sadanand Kamath, a fellow enthusiast of Hindi movie music and a regular contributor to this blog.
I am reasonably well versed with the profiles of maestro S D Burman and his son R D Burman but not about Meera Burman, wife of S D Burman and mother of R D Burman. I was also curious to know about her life after the untimely death of her only son in January 1994. Apart from keeping a low profile, Meera Burman remained in the background under the shadows of her illustrious husband and son. Contrary to my expectation, I was able to get enough information about her from the archives of newspapers reports, articles and Yahoo discussion forum of R D Burman Fans on the internet. But reading all the these material made me very sad, particularly after knowing that this multi-talented woman had spent the last 13 years of her life in a very pathetic condition.
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