• Sur Singar Acedemy- Swar Mnathan Rajat Puraskar to Pandit Rahul Dev Burman.
  • IMPAA Award for outstanding contribution to the Indian Film Industryposthumous
  • Lata Mangeshkar Award by Madhya Pradesh State Govt.
  • Three Filmfare Awards for ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’( 1982), ‘Masoom’(1983) and ‘1942-Alove Story’(1994….posthumous).
  • Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Award for music compositions in ‘Prinda’ (1989).
  • The Director General Coast Guard Award for ‘Saagar’(1985).
  • Screen Panasonic Award for ‘1942-A Love Story’.
  • Kala Arpan Award for outstanding contribution to Indian Film Industry.
  • Innumerable Gold and Silver Discs for high sales of records of his films.
  • Filmfare has instituted an award in his name…the R. D. Burman New Musical Tlent Award’.