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Ek Hasin Sham Ko Dil Mera Kho Gaya

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

This event coverage is written by Mr. H.V.Gurumurthy. Mr. Ramachandran can be contacted at

Ek Hasin Sham Ko

The audience at Ek Hasin Sham Ko Program

Suppose an evening commences with BAIJU BAWRA’s Man Tadapat followed by signature tune of the evening from DULHAN EK RAAT KI – Ek Hasin Sham Ko and followed by Rafi solos like Ye Mera Prem Patra from SANGAM, title song of MERE MEHABOOB, Teri Pyaari Pyaari Soorat Ko from SASURAL, Tere Mere Sapne from GUIDE, O Mere Shahe Khubha from LOVE IN TOKYO, Ehsan Tera Hoga Mujhpar  from JUNGLEE, Likhe Jo Khat Tuzhe from KANYADAAN, title song of CHAUDAVIN KA CHAND, Door Rehakar from AMAANAT and Kaun Hai Jo Sapnon Me Aaya from JHUK GAYA AASMAN and if the audience mainly consist of die-hard Rafi fans, one can imagine the enjoyment and thrill any person present there would experience. He will remember the evening for a long time. (more…)

Rafi Foundation, Pune Chapter Inaugurated by industry musicians

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

This information is shared by Mr. Binu Nair

Rafi Foundation, Pune Chapter Inaugurated by industry musiciansTwo music stalwarts from the hindi music industry inaugurated the Rafi Foundation, Pune chapter on Feb 14, Valentine day at the S.M.JOSHI auditorium. The musical programme dedicated to singing legend Mohd Rafi was inaugurated by Mr.Enoch Daniels, renowned accordian, piano player and music arranger alongwith ace violinist Mr.Prabhakar Jog. (more…)

Rafi Jayanti

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

This report of Mohammed Rafi’s birthday celebration at Bangalore by the Fan Club, BAAR BAAR RAFI on 24.12.08 was provided by H.V.Guru Murthy

Mohd Rafi_s Birthday Celebration by Baar Baar Rafi on Dec 24th 2008 in Bangalore.jpg (1).jpgBAAR BAAR RAFI Fan Club of Bangalore celebrated the birthday of the divine Singer Mohammed Rafi on 24th December at Rotary House, Lavelle Road, Bangalore. The show commenced at about 4.30 PM and went on till 9.30 PM. As it was Rafiji’s Eighty Fourth Birthday, a huge photograph of Rafi Saab was tastefully decorated with 84 flowers and 84 stars were hung in the lavishly decorated hall. (more…)

Happy Birthday Rafi Sahab (Pheeku)

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

This report on the birthday celebrations of Rafi Sahab in Delhi was contributed by Mr. Zorawar Chhugani.

Members of Rafi Foundation Memorial Society in Delhi celebrating 84th birthday of the legend on 24th December 2008.jpg“Baar Baar Din Yeh Aaye, Baar Baar Dil Yeh Gaye,
Tum Jiyo Hazaron Saal, Yeh Hamari Hai Aarzoo,
Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to You,
Happy Birthday to Rafi Sahab, Happy Birthday to you”

These words echoed in the atmosphere when the pineapple cake with “Happy Birthday Rafi Sahab (Pheeku)” written on it was cut by the members of Rafi Foundation Memorial Society, Delhi celebrating 84th birthday of the legend. (more…)


Sunday, January 11th, 2009

(traditional welcome address in Rajasthani)

Article by A S Murty, Rafi Foundation, Hyderabad Chapter



This title looks a bit strange on the columns where Rafi Sahab is the focal point of any discussion or debate. Normally we would discuss a singular style of Rafi Sahab’s unfathomable array of ‘adayigi’ or his association with certain music directors, etc etc to quench the thirst of innumerable fans of Rafi Sahab.  Sometimes we would write on the various bhajans, patriotic songs, romantic songs, quawwalis, duets or many other different topics that keep surfacing on the pages of this website at a very high frequency. Articles would also appear on the many other virtues of Rafi Sahab, as a person, as a family man, as a professional, etc. There would be reporting on the various musical shows in his memory arranged at various centres, only to emphasise the extent of his universal presence in the world of music. (more…)

Mohd Rafi’s 84th Birthday To Be Celebrated as National Integration Day

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

This information is shared by Mr. Binu Nair

Patriotic songs of Mohd Rafi, Mahendra Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar and Hemanta Kumar will be sung LIVE by Rafi Centric singers along with a band of musicians from the Rafi Foundation on the occassion of Mohd Rafi’s 84th birthday celebrations on Dec.24th at Bandra’s Rafi Mansion – the late singer’s residence. Rafi lovers from different parts of the country will mark the day as National Integration Day and will hold Live Musical Shows at 12 Indian cities according to Mr.Binu Nair, founder, Rafi Foundation in Mumbai. We will honour all our music legends not just Mohd Rafi says the avid Rafi fan and music lover. (more…)

Mahendra Kapoor – The Greatest Rafi Lover

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

This article is written by Mr. Hashim Khan

Tribute to a Legend

Tribute to a Legend

The one and only shagird of our mentor Mohamed Rafi Saheb, popular Playback Singer of the Sixties and Seventies, Padamshree Mahendra Kapoor, winner of 3 Filmfare Awards, as well as the Dada Saheb Phalke Award, who shot into fame in 1958, with the chartbuster hit Aadha Hai Chandrama, Raat Aadhi ( Navrang ) was honoured posthumously with the Rafi Memorial Award 2008. Concieved, scripted and executed by Founder President Ruhi Khan, the Rafi Lovers Circle hosted a grand musical concert in memory of the noble singer, who passed away on Sept 27, 2008. (more…)

Hindi Musical Show Yaadon Ki Baraath in aid of Anbaham

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

This information is shared by Mr. Azis. Contact:

Mohd Rafi

We are happy to inform you that after the successful shows ATRIBUTE TO RAFI AND RAGAM SUDARSHANAM For Dakshina Sa Hoos Leaf Foundation (Lifeline Efforts for Affected and Fallen) a registered educational & charitable trust is organizing an ambitious project of rehabilitating the mentally ill orphans who are abandoned by their family and society. (more…)

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