Who will be the lucky person to play RD Burman, asks Irrfan Khan

  • IANS, Mumbai
  • Updated: Jul 06, 2016 15:51 IST
Irrfan Khan during the promotion of film Madaari on the sets of Sa Re Ga Ma in Mumbai. (IANS)

From cricketer MS Dhoni to Mohammad Azharuddin and Meena Kumari, Bollywood is going big on biopics. Adding to the trend, Irrfan Khan has said whoever plays RD Burman in a biopic on the legendary music composer will be lucky.

Irrfan was speaking at the reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa for the promotions of his upcoming film Madaari. He was asked which actor will be suitable for the biopic on RD Burman, he said: “How can I say who will be suitable? But a biopic on him should definitely be made. He has had a brilliant journey. Who will be that lucky person to play him and who will be that lucky director to present the story, it is a great thing.”

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The 77th birth anniversary of the late composer was celebrated by his wife, legendary singer Asha Bhosle with a musical event a few days ago.

Reportedly, filmmakers have been planning a biospic on him. Director-actor Farhan Akhtar had mentioned that he would like to do biopic on RD Burman.

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About RD Burman’s music, Irrfan said: “He brought a different kind of music, from the kind of music that was going on, he had his own style. The masti in his songs lifts your heart up, that was his own. His kind of music wasn’t there before him and neither after him. RD was RD “

About his favourite RD Burman songs, he said, “I have a lot of my favourites, I really like songs from Sholay.”

Madaari releases on July 15.

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