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My visit to RAFI MANSION on 5th and 6th june 2010

Sunday, June 27th, 2010

By Sanjeev Kumar Dixit, Lucknow

Aadab Rafi friends, I visited the House of Rafi Sahab,”RAFI MANSION” and his holy Grave on 5th & 6th june 2010.

I reached mumbai in the morning of 5th june and Miraz ahmed saab (elder son in law of Rafi Sahab) has given the time to visit Rafi Mansion at 7:30pm to me. I reached to Rafi mansion at 7:30pm and met with Nasreen didi (elder daughter of Rafi sahab). Miraz saab could not arrived at time because he was in hospital for delivery of his grandson and Nasreen didi was also going there. (more…)

Pheeko aur Hari Bhai

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Written by Dr. Khaja Aliuddin

Mohd Rafi and Sanjeev Kumar

Mohd Rafi and Sanjeev Kumar

Hari Bhai (Sanjeev Kumar) was my favourite actor. His association with our maestro Pheeko (Rafi Sahab) was great and unforgettable. Pheeko gave innumerable and mind blowing songs to this prominent Indian actor. Hari Bhai, ( Harihar Jariwala ), who was born in Surat, Gujrat on July 9, 1938 and died at a very tender age of 47, on November 6, 1985.

In the early part of 80’s, I remembered reading in “India Tribune” from Chicago, that Hari Bhai had coronary bypass surgery at Baylor’s Heart Institute, in Houston, Texas, USA. (more…)

Rafi-Lata Singers Enthrall Mumbai Music Lovers

Monday, June 7th, 2010

By Binu Nair

Mangalore Hanif

Mangalore Hanif

A ZIPPY MUSICAL PRESENTATION OF GOLDEN ERA SONGS of Mohd Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar songs enthralled the thousand odd music lovers at Mumbai Ville Parle’s Dinanath Mangeshkar Hall on Sunday May 23.

Star singers of the day Mangalore Hanif, Zee Saregama star Mona Kamath, Star tv awardee Prabhanjan Marathe, singer Aparna, composer Prem Kumar and singer Dinesh Parmar derived non-stop applause for each of their renditions.

The Chief Guest of the evening Mr Pascal Pinto, Managing Trustee of Mangalore Rafi Foundation, who had specially flown in from KUWAIT was visibly pleased and commented ” these talented singers must be in the film industry entertaining larger number of audiences”. (more…)

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