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Mohammed Rafi Redefined Versatility

July 31st, 2020

Mohammed Rafi Redefined Versatility

India is a land of immense multiplicity with rich and wonderful cultural heritage. It is a country of many religious/ ethnic groups, multi-linguistic population. Various poets, artists, musicians have contributed immensely to depict the nation’s heritage and diversity through their art. Read More »


Rafi Sahab shaped the careers of Dharmendra and Jeetendra in the 1960s where music was by Laxmikant Pyarelal

July 31st, 2020

Mohd Rafi and Dharamendra

Rafi Sahab is remembered on his death anniversary on 31st July 2020. Laxmikant Pyarelal faced the greatest challenge in establishing their career in Bollywood films in the 1960s. There were a number of reasons for that. Read More »


Analyzing the Greatness of Mohd. Rafi

July 31st, 2020

Mohammed Rafi, greatest singer of all times

A lot has already been said and written about the greatness of Mohd. Rafi. Some say his greatness lay in his wonderful voice and ability to emote, some say it was his huge musical range and diversity and many others say it was his ability to adapt to the situation and actor on the screen. And this could go on and on. Read More »


50 + song of Rafi Sahab singing for street vendors

December 24th, 2019

50 + song of Rafi Sahab singing for street vendors

During our childhood days, most of us would remember street vendors selling various items like chana, icecream, toys etc. with a song, at times composed by themselves.  As kids (and even adults) one used to be mesmerised by their creativity and the fun of the song. Read More »


Rafi Sahab should have received filmfare awards for many other songs

December 24th, 2019

Rafi Sahab should have received filmfare awards for many other songs

Rafi Sahab is remembered all over the world on his birth anniversary on 24th December, 2019. He had remained an inspiration for numerous singers all over the world. While he received filmfare for best male playback singer 6 times, there were many more songs in which he deserved the filmfare award. Read More »


He lingers on, like the proverbial flower. His fragrance stays.

July 31st, 2019

He lingers on, like the proverbial flower. His fragrance stays.

This happened a few years ago but I suddenly remembered the entire discussion.

The family was driving long distance and we would suddenly find on the highway some radio station that was playing songs randomly. When the family travels together, I don’t necessarily get the freedom to play just my own favourites only. Quite often, my son seeks his own collections via CDs or MP3 options. Read More »


Rafi Saab, the legend of legends!

July 31st, 2019

Rafi Saab, the legend of legends!

Even after thirty nine years of the demise of playback singer, Mohammad Rafi Saab (on 31st July 1980), his songs are still relevant today! His renditions are still so much “live” with his golden voice lingering in our hearts and ears. Read More »


Mohammed Rafi ko Bharat Ratn Kyon Nahin?

July 31st, 2019

Mohammed Rafi ko Bharat Ratn Kyon Nahin?

मोहम्मद रफ़ी, एक ऐसा नाम जिसके ज़िक्र के बिना हिंदी फिल्म जगत के इतिहास की दास्तान अधूरी रहेगी। रफ़ी साब ने पार्श्वगायन के क्षेत्र को उस मुकाम पे पहुँचाया कि आज, उनके निधन के 39 साल बाद भी, उनकी उपलब्धियों को एक हासिल न कर सकने वाला बेंचमार्क माना जाता है। 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.

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