Irrfan Khan bats for a biopic on iconic music director R D Burman
Actor Irrfan Khan says that a biopic on legendary music composer R.D. Burman should definitely be made and the director making it and the actor playing the musician’s role will be lucky.
Irrfan was present 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 R.D. 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.”
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 biopic on him. Director-actor Farhan Akhtar had mentioned that he would like to do biopic on R.D. Burman.
About R.D. 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. R.D was R.D. ”
About his favourite R.D. Burman songs, he said, “I have a lot of my favourites, I really like songs from ‘Sholay’.”
Irrfan’s ‘Madaari’ releases on July 15.