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The World of Rafi / Rafi ka Sansar : A Voyage into the Melodious World of Mohammad Rafi

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

By Rafi Foundation.
Pictorial coffee table book on Mohammad Rafi and a Directory of Rafi Fans

Cover of the book - World of Rafi

Thousands of unforgettable songs of Mohammad Rafi, sung in an unmatched mellifluous voice, have created a unique world of Melody and Music, which has become a pious abode for millions of his fans and music lovers alike. This world has no geographical boundaries; music is its religion and credo: Rafi is its presiding deity and the vast number of his fans his ardent devotees. (more…)

A love ode to Mohammad Rafi

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Source: Binu Nair

Mohd Rafi

Mohammad Rafi songs are for all seasons. And to keep it alive, a few fans have formed the Rafi Foundation. Trust in IC Colony, Borivali. The pilot of the project is Binu Nair, an ex-NRI, who now devotes his time to run the trust. On December 7, a full house of music lovers were treated to some exquisite Rafi tracks at the Prabodhankar Thackeray Auditorium under the title Romantic Rafi. (more…)

‘An Ode of Love’ to Mellifluous Mohd. Rafi

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

By Sunil Bhatt

Mohammed Rafi

Mohd Rafi Songs are for all Seasons and Rafi lovers formed the Rafi Foundation Trust in I.C.Colony, Borivli.

The pilot of the project is Binu Nair Ex-NRI who now devotes his time for his passion – love of Rafi Saaheb and Golden Era Songs. On Dec.7th, a full house of music lovers were treated to some
exquisite romantic Rafi gems at the Probodhan Auditorium under the title : “Romantic Rafi” (more…)

Baar Baar Din Ye Aaye…

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

From Binu Nair.
Press Release from The Rafi Foundation on Mohd Rafi Sahab’s 89th Birth Anniversary

Baar Baar Yeh Din Aaye

The Rafi Foundation will celebrate the 89th Birth Anniversary of Singing Legend Mohammad Rafi with a Musical Show on Tuesday, Dec 24 at the Fine Art Auditorium, Chembur.

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Rain, Rafi and Romantic songs

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

By Jyothi Prabhakar for Delhi Times covering Rafi Foundation’s event of July 31, 2012

Mohd Rafi

Mohd Rafi

The weather was just right for this concert, with the rains giving Delhi a romantic feel. The event was a tribute to legendary playback singer Mohammed Rafi, organized by the Rafi Foundation. And thankfully, the event started without waiting for the stars to arrive. But before we get to the songs and the singers – Jackie Shroff came first, spotted the photogs, quickly whipped out his sunglasses in the dark of the auditorium and put them on. (more…)

Remembering Legendary Mohd Rafi on his 32nd Jayanti

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

By Binu Nair

Barsi of Mohd Rafi Sahab

Barsi of Mohd Rafi Sahab

On the eve of Mohd Rafi Saaheb’s 32nd jayanti the month of July will see innumerable Rafi Musicals around the world. The President of Live Musicians Association Ashok Hande based in Mumbai has said that all auditoriums get booked months in advance in July and December for Rafi Saaheb shows. (more…)

Music Concerts, Awards, Song Releases to Mark Legendary Singer Mohd Rafi’s 86th Birth Anniversary

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Contributed by Mr.Binu Nair, founder, The Rafi Foundation, mumbai.
e.mail : binus2000@hotmail.com
cell : +09833 250 701

Mohd Rafi

Mohd Rafi

Dec.24th will mark the 86th Birth Anniversary of legendary singer Mohd Rafi.

Dedicated music sessions in memory of Rafi Saaheb, Award to composers Ravindra Jain and  singer Suman Kalyanpur, naming of Bandra’s 16th as Mohd Rafi Road, beautification of Bandras Rafi chowk will be part of the celebrations of the day.

There were 9400 musical tribute shows last july31st, the 30th death anniversary of Mohd Rafi. The trend will continue this december says Narayan P Rafi lover from Bangalore who works for the Baar Baar Rafi forum. (more…)

Dil Pukare Aare Aare Aare…

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

This event information is shared by Mr. Binu Nair, Founder, Rafi Foundation, Mumbai. He can be reahed on his cell 9833 250 701

DIL PUKARE AARE AARE AARE…
ON APRIL 4 AT MUMBAIS DINANATH MANGESHKAR HALL

The Rafi Foundation

The Rafi Foundation

Goonjte hain tere naghmon se ameeron ke mahal
jhopdon mein bhi greebon ke teri awaaz hai
Apni mausikee pe sabko fakhr hota hai magar
Mere saathi, aaj mausikee ko tujh par naaz hai
 

Said Nausad Ali saaheb about the genial maestro Mohd Rafi who has carved his place in the hearts of millions of music lovers. Millions of reams of paper profiling the singer has appeared in newspapers and his music is as popular today as it was few decades ago. (more…)



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