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He was the unparalleled king of melody

Friday, June 2nd, 2000

This article is written by M.L. Dhawan

Mohammed Rafi was born on December 24, 1924, at Kotla Sultan Singh village in Punjab, now in Pakistan. He moved to Lahore at the age of 14 to learn music under Khan Abdul Wajeed Khan, Jeevanlal Matto and Gulshan Ali Khan. His parents did not approve of his vocation as they felt that singing was a Mirasiyon ka pesha that would be a blot on the Chaudhry khandaan. (more…)

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