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88th Birthday celebration of the Legend Padmashree Mohd. Rafisaab by Rafi Ki Yaadein

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

By : Suneil K Makwana

06 Tribute To Rafisaab

Tribute To Rafisaab

88th Birthday celebration of the Legend Padmashree Mohd. Rafisaab under a banner “ Rafi Ki Yaadein” on 24-12-2012 at Juhu Jagraan Hall, Mithibai College, Mumbai. All Rafi lovers and talented singers like Shree A. Narayan (Nari), Shree Kishore Makwana, Shree Manikrao Bhise (Voice Of R.D. Burman), Master Mohd Patel, Shree Santosh & Female Singer Smt. Rani Kaur pay their homage to the legend.. (more…)

Use of Mohammad Rafi by SD Burman in realistic films

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

By Souvik Chatterji

Mohd Rafi with S.D.Burman

Mohd Rafi with S.D.Burman

Sachin Dev Burman as a composer had a liking for folk tunes and the softness of sounds of nature was captured in his compositions. Whenever his compositions were studied in the commercial films there was limitation relating to the immense musical talent because there were preferences of the producers, actors and other groups of people.

But when it came to realistic films, probably SD Burman’s best tunes were created. Mohammad Rafi as a singer had the greatest range and modulation in respect of singing. So SD Burman’s songs in realistic films with Mohammad Rafi created magic. (more…)

Rafi Sahab’s Village – Kotla Sultan Singh (in Hindi)

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

By Onika Setia

Visit to Kotla Sultan Singh

Visit to Kotla Sultan Singh

१६-१७ जुलाई को जब हम अमृतसर देखने गए . उसके सारे दर्शनीय स्थल देखने के बाद हमारी अंतिम इच्छा थी की हम
अपने चहेते गुलुकार स्वर -सम्राट रफ़ी साहब का गॉव भी देख लें. में अपने जीवन में अब तक जाने कितनी बार अमृतसर गयी हुंगी मगर यह हसरत मेरे मन में हमेशा दबी रह गयी की रफ़ी साहब का गॉव देखने की .इस बार भी रह जाती यदि मेरे पति ने कोशिश न की होती . (more…)

Is Ishq Muhabbat Ki Kuch Hai Ajeeb Rasmein

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

By Nadeem Sundoo

Mohd Rafi with his grand daughter taken during his last visit to London in 1979. Courtesy: Yasmeen Ji (Rafi Sahab's daughter)

Mohd Rafi with his grand daughter taken during his last visit to London in 1979. Courtesy: Yasmeen Ji (Rafi Sahab’s daughter)

I have had a very peculiar experience that I would like to share with other Rafi fans. It’s about the song Is ishq muhabbat ki kuch hai ajeeb rasmein (Movie: Zulm ki pukar). Now, I have not seen the movie nor had I heard the song before. So it does not have any nostalgic value for me. I found it on my ongoing quest for “new” Rafi songs on Youtube. This song is remarkably different from other songs on two points: (more…)



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