West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered legendary music composer Sachin Dev Burman on his birth anniversary.

“Remembering the great music composer Sachin Karta (S D Burman) on his birth anniversary,” Banerjee wrote on her Twitter handle.

Born on this day to the Tripura royal family, Burman started his career with Bengali films in 1937.

He soon started composing for Hindi films and went on to become of the country’s most successful music composers.

Popularly known as ‘Sachin Karta’, he also lent his voice to semi-classical and folk style songs of Bengal.