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Rafi Sahab and my regular dreams

December 24th, 2020

Rafi Sahab and my regular dreams

This was perhaps one of those oft- recurring dreams…..

I sat, thinking to myself – “Lagta nahin hai dil mera Ujade dayar mein”.  I was missing my idol, my God, the great soul whose voice had taken total possession of me from the evening that I slipped on the rain drenched patch of road outside a theatre in Chennai, as I came out after watching a tall and handsome young man call out “Khoya Khoya chaand”.
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Rafi Sahab sang many landmark songs between 1972 to 1975

December 24th, 2020

Rafi Sahab sang many landmark songs between 1972 to 1975

Rafi Sahab is remembered all over the world on his birth anniversary on 24th December, 2020. 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 »


Rafi sahab’s heart rending song in my voice

December 24th, 2020

Rafi Saab, the selfless singer, lives on… with his golden voice

December 24th, 2020

Rafi Saab, the selfless singer, lives on… with his golden voice

Many singers have come and gone. Many have tried to emulate the voice of Rafi Saab. No one could match his softness, depth, range, emotion, feel, modulation and many other parameters in singing…and he sang so naturally. Read More »


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 »


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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