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The song, Yahan Badla Wafa Ka

Saturday, January 5th, 2002

This anecdote was provided by Ms. Nalini Ramji

In the early days, when Rafi was trying to establish himself, Firoze Nizami composed a duet between Noorjehan and G.M.Durrani, for ‘Jugnu’. However, (more…)

You are the composers. I will sing the way you tell me to

Saturday, January 5th, 2002

This anecdote was provided by Ms. Nalini Ramji

In 1947, the Shankar-Jaikishan team was given its first job, composing the music for Barsaat. Their first composition was Main Zindagi Mein Hardam Rota Hi Raha Hun, which required a singer with an extremely wide vocal range. (more…)

Once, the Silver Jubilee of ‘Binaca Geet Mala’…

Saturday, January 5th, 2002

This anecdote was provided by Ms. Nalini Ramji

Once, the Silver Jubilee of ‘Binaca Geet Mala’ was being celebrated in Shanmukhananda Hall in Bombay. Rafi was among the many film personalities who attended the show. Just before the program, one young fan went up to Rafi and gave him a salutation. (more…)



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