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Mohammed Rafi: The voice of dazzling and mystical hero Vinod Khanna

July 2nd, 2017

Mohammed Rafi The voice of dazzling and mystical hero Vinod Khanna

Mohammed Rafi Sahab sung “Zindegi Tu Bewafaa Hain Ek Din Thukrayeegee…2, Maut Mehbooba Hain Aapne Saath Lekar Jayeegee, Marke Jine Ki Aada Jo Duniya Ko Dikhlayeega, Woh Muqaddar Ka Sikander… Janemaan Kehelayeega”. Read More »


Muhammad Rafi versus Lata Mangeshkar

June 4th, 2017

Muhammad Rafi versus Lata Mangeshkar

I know that this is indeed a very sensitive topic – nevertheless I feel that I must write about it. The reason for this is that I time and again find articles arguing that Lata Mangeshkar is a better singer than Muhammad Rafi. Read More »


What was so special about Rafi Saab?

March 5th, 2017

What was so special about Rafi Saab?

We, Hindi movie retro-music lovers always compare the present day music to that of the songs from fifties and sixties, and always the present day numbers are found wanting in so many ways. We either find fault with the loud orchestra or the meaningless lyrics or the way the singers have rendered and compare them Read More »


Spiritual Rendezvous with Rafi Sahab on his Birthday

February 13th, 2017

Spiritual Rendezvous with Rafi Sahab on his Birthday

It always was my profound desire to visit places in Mumbai associated with Rafi sahab (his residence, his grave, Mohd. Rafi Chowk in Bandra etc.). In-spite of couple of visits to Mumbai in last few years, this desire never got fulfilled until recently on his birthday on 24th Dec. 2016 when I was on a visit to Mumbai for about 7-8 days and made it a point to spare this auspicious day to fulfill my wish. As I had thought it be, the day turned be a one of the greatest for me. It was like a pilgrimage.
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Main Geet Gaaoon Pyaar Ke

December 24th, 2016

Main Geet Gaaoon Pyaar Ke

A recently released movie had an absolutely irrelevant , irreverent and rude remark about Rafi Sahab and his penchant for singing only sad songs that were meant to make the singer and his listeners cry. Read More »


Remembering Rafisahab on his birth anniversary

December 24th, 2016

Music lovers all across the world remember, the unforgettable musical maestro Mohd Rafi, on his birth anniversary on 24th December, 2016. He had died in 1980 and 28 years passed after his death. Yet he had created an everlasting appeal during his 35 years illustrious career which has not faded away at all. Read More »


List of 120 Patriotic songs by Rafi Sahab

August 14th, 2016

Apni Azaadi Ko Ham

Patriotic songs are an integral part of Hindi films, and this trend had started even before independence. In fact a few songs/films were banned by British as they feared these would spark off a revolution. Read More »


Mohammad Rafi had remained one of the greatest singers of all times

July 31st, 2016

Mohammad Rafi with Nayyar, Madan Mohan, Roshan, Shankar Jaikishan, Naushad

On his death anniversary on 31st July, 2016, great Mohammed Rafi is remembered all across the world. He is considered one of the greatest singers of all times. Rafi Sahab remained an eternal singer. Even after more than 36 years of death, his songs had remained immortal and relevant even today. Read More »


I would also wish to make a request to all Rafians out there, If you find any news or articles on Rafi Saab, or want to publish your own, please email them to me. I would like to thank Mr. Ashish Bhushan, Ms. Nalini Ramji, Mr. Yoosuf, Mr. Aamir Raza, Ms. Nayak & Mr. Sajjad Qadir for all the help rendered.

We received an email from Mr. Raashid Rafi, Mohd Rafi's grandson.

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