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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 »


Celebrating Two Birthdays…

December 24th, 2018

Celebrating Two Birthdays...

A to Z of Mohd Rafi Saab
The singer with a complete range of songs

December is the month when I celebrate two birthdays – my own and that of my biggest idol – Mohd Rafi Saab. There is a difference of exactly two weeks between our birthdays, but I am in a celebratory mood right from the 1st of the month! Read More »


Rafi Sahab should have received filmfare awards for many other songs

December 24th, 2018

Rafi Sahab should have received filmfare awards for many other songs

Rafi Sahab is remembered all over the world on his birth anniversary today, on 24th December, 2018. 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 »


Why Mohd Rafi Sahab is Even More Relevant in Today’s Times of Discord and Intolerance

July 31st, 2018

Mohammed Rafi

When we see around ourselves, today’s world is highly disturbed. There is far more violence, far more intolerance and far more noise than ever before. Read More »


Mohammed Rafi’s less heard songs; Shraddhanjali on 38th Punyatithi

July 31st, 2018

Mohammed Rafi's 38th Death Anniversary

Three decades and eight years ago, at 10:25PM of 31st July 1980, the legendary playback singer Mohammad Rafi passed into history at age of 56 years,  The divine voice that enthralled and mesmerised Bollywood song lovers all over the world for almost four decades drifted away into soulful silence with his last breath. Read More »


Mohammed Rafi- Beyond Compare

July 31st, 2018

Quote on Mohammed Rafi in Hindi

Writing a tribute for someone as pious, as divine as Rafi Saab is a task meant for an emotional fulfilment. But it also has many difficulties as any permutation/ combination of available words or alphabets will not be able to create suitable narrative to adequately describe his persona. 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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