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Twenty Six years since Bollywood lost a diamond

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

Article from the web.

Mohammed Rafi left us 26 years ago, but, his songs still continue to haunt us. Rafi’s melifluous voice suited many. His lively lilting voice has been for the who is who of Bollywood’s stars from thespian Dilip Kumar to the evergreen Dev Anand to the showman Raj Kapoor to Shammi Kapoor, Biswajit, (more…)

I still miss Rafi and Kishore: Lata Mangeshkar

Sunday, July 30th, 2006

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Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar who has over the years mesmerised people with her voice, gave her audience a chance to listen to her once more – this time in a different tune, with noted singer Sonu Nigam being her host. (more…)

Music Makes Rafi Immortal

Sunday, July 30th, 2006

An article from

We stock a large collection of his songs and are expecting good sales in the coming week… Chaudhvi ka Chand, Yeh Reshmi Zulfe, Chand Mera Dil, Teri Bindiyan Re…. There wouldn’t be anyone in India who hasn’t heard or hummed a song sung by Mohammad Rafi. The legendary vocalist sang more than 26,000 songs in his long singing career and Monday will be the immortal singer’s 26th death anniversary. (more…)

Keeping his master’s voice alive

Saturday, July 29th, 2006

By Shabana Ansari.

I have dedicated my life and voice to keep Rafisaab’s memory alive, says singer Anwar, who religiously performs live on July 31 every year to mark the death anniversary of the legendary Mohammed Rafi. (more…)

Rafi’s grandson makes a debut

Monday, July 24th, 2006

Meet Fuzail Rafi, Rafi Sahab’s grandson.

The talent show ‘Mera Star Superstar’ which aims at unearthing young talent in singing, acting and dancing (between the ages 5-14 years) saw a surprise entrant. Fuzail Rafi (12), grandson of the legendary singer Mohammed Rafi was declared the first runner-up in the audition rounds. (more…)

Concert in memory of Mohd Rafi

Friday, July 21st, 2006

This information is gathered form Internet news.

Indian music group Doha Waves will organise a concert in honour of legendary singer Mohamed Rafi as part of the Indian Independence Day celebrations. Doha Waves has been conducting events in memory of the late singer for more than a decade. (more…)

Rafi contemporaries honoured

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006

Article by Pawan Kumar for Tribune India. Contributed by Mohan Flora.

The SAD-BJP organised a cultural memorial function at the native village of legendary playback singer Mohmmad Rafi, here today. Mr Navjot Singh Sidhu, BJP MP, who was present, among others, announced a grant of Rs 21 lakh for the development of the village and the Majitha constituency. (more…)

Striking the right chord

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006

Article from Tribune India, contributed by Naveen@HF.

No one could have imagined that a small boy, who was a school dropout, would one day rule the Bollywood music scene. Varinder Walia recounts the story of the boy’s transformation from very ordinary ‘Pheeko’ to noted playback singer Mohammad Rafi. (more…)

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