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BBC Interview of Rafi Sahab in 1977

Here is an audio treat – the audio interview of the legend. This was in Brittania, during 1977 while Rafi Sahab was on world tour. My thanks to Shuklas@HF for providing us all this interview. The transcript of the interview is below. Just read through and listen to Rafi Sahab speak in his soft voice. How transparent he is in his thoughts.

Mohd Rafi, jo lagta hai abhi kal taq jo hamare darmiyan the, aur phir voh chale gaye. Abhi chand baras huve jo woh London aaye the; unse ghulmil kar baatein ho rahin thi. Yakeen nahin aata jitni oonche unki taane thi, use se bhi oonchi aasmaanon mein unhone basera kar liya hai, aur jitne neechi unki sur the, unhe us se bhi zyada neechi need aagayi hai. Mohd Rafi, marhoom. Yeh November sathathar (1977) ki baat hai, Mohd Rafi, Brittania ke kayi sheheron mein, bade bade mazhumon ke saamne gaa chuke the. Hamne unse puucha ke:

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Interviewer: aapko apne saamne paakar, aur khud aapki zabaan mein, apne pasandida geet sunkar, logon ne kya mehsoos kiya?

Rafi: Bahut achha kiya ji, bahut achha kiya. Response achha mila. Public itni khush huyi bahut.

Interviewer: Achha Tho Yeh Baatayiye, ab aap is tamaam safar ke baad wapar bambai pahunchenge; wahan phir aage ke liye aapke kya mansoobe hain, kya plans hein?

Rafi: Kuch nahin, wahan jaake ham apna recording shuru kardenge ji. Sab log rasta dekh rahe hein udhar. Telephone aarahe hein, jaldi aayiye; jaldi aayiye.

Interviewer: Phir hamne Mohd Rafi se poocha ke hindustan ki filmon mein aapko gaate huve, chauthaayi sadise bhi zyada arsa ho chuka hai. Kabhi aapne hisaab lagaya hai ke, itne bahut se barason mein, aapne kul milakar kitne gaane gaaye hein?

Rafi: Aisa jahan tak mujeh yaad hai ki, mujeh isline mein painteez (35) saal hogaye, aur us arse ke andar maine pachheez hazaar (25000) gaane gaayen hein; pachheez – chabeez hazaar (25000-26000).

Interviewer: Achha pacheez-chabeez hazaar gaano mein, aisa nahin hota ke aap, kuch gaanon ke dhoone bhool gayen hon?

Rafi: Aisa tho kuch nahin, jo gaane hit horahe zyada inko, voh gaane yaad rehte hein. Kayi aise gaane bhi hein jo bhool bhi gaye hein.

Interviewer: Achha yeh batayiye ke, yeh jo microphone hein istarah jo aadmi peheli baar iske saamne aata hai tho, usko khauf aata hai. Microphone se kehete hein ke aadmi darta hai; aur, shuru mein kaafi arse taq usse khauf aata hai. Aur aap yeh samajhiye ke painteez saal microphone ke saamne guzare hein; yeh bataayi, ke jab aap, farz kijiye jab aap gaane khade huye the, yahan badla wafa ka bewafaayi ke siva kya hai, us waqt aap ko kaisa mehsoos ho raha tha?

Rafi: Aisa, zara si kuch jijhak aati, thodi si, phir baad mein tik ho jatha hai. Bajne se tho gaane, gaane ke baad phir se dhun aajaayegi.

Interviewer: Ab jab aap, mashallah itne arse se gaa rahein hein tho, ab aapko, microphone ke aage kaisa mehsoon hota hai?

Rafi: Bas, mehesoos kuch nahin hota ji. Ek dam free gaata hun mein bas.

O duniya ke rakhwale song plays.

Interviewer: Kahan hai yeh paakdaar awaaz aur kahan apni neeji zindagi mein, bhole bhale, seedhe saadhe, balke sach poochiye tho kuch, sehme sehme the Mohd Rafi. Yakeen nahin aata. Hamne unse Poocha ke recording studio mein tho aap aksar jaate hein. Lekin ab aap yahan Brittania mein, hazaaron mazhumon ke saamne gaa rahe hein. Kya us gaane mein, aur, is gaane mein kuch faraq hai?

Rafi: Ji haan. Bahut, ek dam change peheli dafa hota hai. Har public ki farmaish poori karni padti hai, aur jaise jaise log farmaish karte hein, waise hi gaana gaana padta hai. Usi Mood mein koyi Rock N Roll, Bhajan, Classical, ji waise gaana padta hai.

Interviewer: Mohd Rafi ki ek badi khoobi yeh thi ke voh thirakte huve geeton se lekar, tehre tehre classici raagon taq, sabi kuch, badi masharath se gaate the. Aise mehero mein unse poocha gaya ke, tarah tarah se filmon ke badalte huve manzaron ke muthabik, aap apne gaane ka andaaz, aur apni kaifiyath ko kaise badalte hein?

Rafi: Aise voh, director ham logon ko batate hein, shuru mein batate hein, yeh gaana voh gaarahein sab, Kayi saal pehele picture aayi thi Neel Kamal, Usmein Ek Gaana tha, Babul Ki Duvayen lethi Jaa. Us mein se, meri ek ladki ki bhi shaadi thi, us ke doosre din mein yeh gaana record kiya. Tho wahan voh ladki gaati hai, tho meri aankhon mein aaraha tha aisa, ke jaise meri ladki abhi jaa rahi hai, doli mein, aisa aisa, tho lagta tha ke, gaane ekdam jazbaat se dil se nikal gaya.

Babul Ki Duvayen Lethi Ja song plays.

Interviewer: Aur Aakhir mein hamne Mohd Rafi se poccha, Ke Aap, painteez barson mein, pacheez se chhabeez hazar gaane gaaye hein, tho kya aap samjhthe hein mausiki ki duniya mein, apni zindagi ka, sab se achha nagma aap gaa chuke hein?

Rafi: Yeh tho dariya hai music ka. Yeh tho kabhi khatam hota nahin bas. Jitne bhi is mein, har tarah khushi ka sana hoti rehegi bas ismein.

Interviewer: Ek dafa Rafi Sahab koyi tees saal huve, maine Illahbaad ke ek tehele mein aapka Interview pada tha. Us mein unhone aap se poocha tha ke Rafi Sahab, aapko apna gaya huva kaunsa gaana sab se zyada pasand hai? Us waqt aapne kaha tha, Suhani Raat Dhal Chuki. Kya apne is bayaan par aap abhi Kayam hai?

Rafi: Ji haan, yeh gaana achha hai, bahut sweet lagta hai bas.

Suhani Raat Dhal Chuki song plays.

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136 Blog Comments to “BBC Interview of Rafi Sahab in 1977”

  1. vikas sharma says:

    irony80
    U PLZ DONT TRY TO VISIT THAT FOOLISH SECTION COZ THE PEOPLE WHO ARE COMPARING THE LEGENDS AND PHENOMENONS OF THE MUSIC INDUSRTY ARE COMPLETELY MAD AND FOOLISH PEOPLE WITH NO SENSE AT ALL OF MUSIC THEY HAVE DEAF EARS BUT THEY THING THEY R GREAT THEY CANT EVEN SING PROPERLY IN BATHROOMS.

    THEY ARE THE PEOPLE WHO DONT EVEN TREAT THERE PARENTS IN GOOD MANNER.

    COZ NOBODY ON THIS EARTH IN HIS GOOD SENSES WUD TRY TO COMPARE RAFI SAHIB WITH KISHORE DA. IF ANYBODY TRY TO DO THAT HE OR SHE HAS NO LOVE OF MUSIC BUT THEY CAN BE HIMESH RESHAMIYA FANS

  2. vikas sharma says:

    IRONY 80 u dont waste ur time in comparing the phenomenons like rafi sahib and kishore da .
    THE PEOPLE WHO R COMPARING THESE LEGENDS DONT KNOW THE A,B,C OF MUSIC AND THEY HAVE NO EARS FOR MUSIC BUT A POISNOUS SORT OF TONGUE.THEY R POLUTING THE INDIAN CULTURE AND THEY R PLAYING WITH THE SENTIMENTS OF CRORES AND CRORES OF FANS.

    NO ONE IN HIS GOOD SENSES WOULD TRY TO COMPARE THE IMMORTAL LEGENDS WHOM THE MANKIND IS PROUD OF.THE COMPARING PEOPLE ARE MAD AND FOOLISH

  3. assalmaolikum app pliz rafi sahab ki dvd or cd sent kero pliz i request u ok pliz iam waiting

  4. altaf hussain says:

    I’m actually stuck in a rut at this present moment of time, due to copyright infringement laws… where basically you need full authorisation for distribution of such known material, concerning video footage of the great one. The actual professional convertion centre’s have refused to transfer the original 2 hours and 20 mins of video live footage of the legend in concert, due to piracy strict laws.

    Even though if footage of this concert was made available to fans, then what restriction laws do I have… to prevent them from supplying millions of copies of my footage throughout the world. How do I stop these so called greedy scroungers from transfering my rare video footage for their own personal gain, only way out is to ask all fans to sign a disclaimer from prohibiting or selling any material made from my disc for their own financial gain.

    Well the good news is that I have recently bought myself a new panasonic dvd recorder for £479.99 over the weekend, and will now transfer the original video of the master onto dvd-r discs. You will also have chance of witnessing the great one on youtube and you will bear witness to my solid efforts, and see for yourselves of what kind of job I have provided. Although if it was done by a professional… then he would have had the privilage of boosting the sound and enhancing the picture quality of the footage.

  5. RAMAKRISHNA says:

    behera babu apono to bahut bholo lekhichanti. motey aschrgya laguchi jey apono rafi sahebanku bahut derirey janiley. moo Rafi sahebanku moraa bahuta pilabelu janichi. jetebeley moo prathama sreni rey padhuthili setiki belu. ehi bhali gayak apono na payithiley na payibey. sey to gotiye debata swaroopa.

  6. Tufail shah says:

    mai Mohammad Rafi sahaib ka bay intiha madaah hoon..unkay ganay dil k andar utar jatay hain, or jiss kaifiat ka gana insaan sunta hai wohi kaifiat khud ki bhi ho jati hai.Mohammad Rafi sahib jaisa singer kabhii bhi paida nahi ho sakta or unka naam taa qayamat zinda rehnay wala hai,, Khuda un k darjay buland farmaye,
    meri aik guzarish hai k Mohammad Rafi sahib k programme indar dhanish ki video agar aap say mill jaye to bohat meharbaani ho gi,,

  7. Manas Behera says:

    Maine school mein padhtaa tha, to Rafi ji ganaa sunaa.
    Lekin mein unke bare kuchh nahin janta thaa. O gana tha ‘Baharon phool barasao ‘.Unka ganaa jab bhi sunta tha mujhe bahat khusi miltaa tha.
    Mein dost puchha singer naam kya hai. Woh unka naam batayaa.Usi din se Rafi saheb ke gaane suntaa aa rahahun.Mein unka badaa fan hun.

  8. RAMAKRISHNA says:

    I have downloaded this simple but nice interview. I used to listen to it everyday before going to bed. I used to feel very happy. Subsequently I got a video CD of RAFI sahab’s interview. When I played it in stead of feeling happy I started weeping. Its all because of beholding RAFI sahab’s simple way of answering and feeling shy to answer and his down trodden face with submissive eyes. I cant imagine that a person of highest melody with utmost handsome looks can ever be like this. And this aspect brings tears in my eyes. Three days before i.e on 30th July evening I was in RAFI sahab’s house with my friends binu & Sirish. I was talking to Mr Parvez Rafi sahab’s son in law. I was touching RAFI sahab’s chair, table, telephone and his SHARP radio I was feling very heavy in my deep within. I was feeling I should have met RAFI sahab while he was in his mortal frame I would have prostrated straight before him till he him self would lift me up……….. I am quite unfortunate to that extent to have his personal touch.

  9. camransamad says:

    On Rafi Day and after listening this interview i am thinking that Mohd. Rafi Sahib was a great singer or a great and humbel human and I belive that he was the Master of his class of his own

    Camran Samad

  10. vikas sharma says:

    plz for god sake send me the dvd of that divine soul known as MOHAMMED RAFI i wud pay any sum of money within my capacity to get it.MY EMAIL ID IS VK23_VICKY@REDIFFMAIL.COM AND VK23_VICKY@YAHOO.CO.IN

  11. vikas sharma says:

    Hello friends i am a great rafi fan infact he is like a god to me, i love kishore da also.RAFI KISHORE DA AND MUKESH ARE THE SINGERS WHO ARE GEMS OF THE INDIA AND THE ENTIRE MANKIND.THERE PERIOD WAS THE GOLDEN PERIOD OF INDIAN FILM MUSIC.RAFI WAS SUCH A VERSATILE SINGER THAT HE ALONG WITH LATA(SARASWATI MATA)HOLD THE GUINEESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS ENTRY FOR THE MOST RECORDED MALE SINGER IN THE WORLD WITH OVER 26000 SONGS TO HIS CREDIT.

  12. Shakeel Ahmad says:

    Hi P. Haldar,

    Do you have the Video/DVD of the February 1980 program in Calcutta in which Rafi Sahab sang?

    Thanks,

  13. M.Zaman says:

    Dear altaf

    I am also a fan of rafi sahab like all of you. i haven’t got the opertunity to see
    rafi sahab live , some time for few munites in door darsan. but dil nahe bharta , barke payas aur barjata hai. please altsf bhai dvd ka entejam ke jea.
    ham sab aap ke saat hai.

    M. Zaman.
    Kolkata

  14. Partha Goswami says:

    Labon pe Phool khilte hai kisi ke Naam se pehle,
    Dilo ke Deep jalte hai Chiragh-e-Shaam se pehle,

    Kabhi Manzar badalne par bhi kissa chal nahi pata,
    Kahani khatam hoti hai kabhi Anjaam se pehle,

    Ye hi Taare Tumhaari Aankh ki Chilman mein rehte the,
    Ye hi Suraj nikalta tha Tumhare Baam se pehle,

    Hui hai Shaam Jangle mein Parinde laut-te honge,
    Ab inko kis tarah roke Nawaah-e-Daam se pehle,

    Ye saare Rang Murdaa the Tumhaari Shakl banne tak,
    Ye Saare Harf Muhmal the Tumhaare Naam se pehle,

    Hua hai wo agar Munsif to Ahtiyatan Hum,
    Saza Tasleem karte hai kisi Ilzam se pahle..!!!

  15. kamran saggu says:

    Simply in the words of compliment i have nothing in my mind to say even a single word about MOHD RAFI SAHAB. Though im a singer and i try to sing only RAFI SAHAB’s song but i cant say bcuz (SOORAJ KO CIRAAGH KI ROSHNI NAHI DIKHA SAKTEY)
    entimate, lover, aashiq
    of the legend “MOHD RAFI SAHAB”
    k a m r a n s a g g u.

  16. Hussein Sheikh says:

    Rafi Saheb’s voice is God’s voice.

  17. विविध भारती के यूनूस खान ने भी अपने बलॉग रेडियो वाणी पर आदरणीय रफी साहब के एक दुर्लभ इन्टर्व्यू का विडियो दिखाया है। आप इसे जरूर देखें किस तरह रफी साहब शर्मा रहे हैं।

    रेडियो वाणी

    गीतों की महफिल

  18. rajeev aggarwal says:

    In just one line I can say that RAFI SAAB IS THE GOD OF MUSIC. MUSIC BORROWS LIFE FROM HIS LEGENDARY VOICE AND COMPLETE SINGING. SANGEET KI ROOH HAIN VE.

  19. Farrukh Hassan says:

    I dont have any words to express to great Rafi sahab was! I was just listening his interview and was so amazed how down to earth he was, humble, sweet…really wish he cud live longer but one has to go when one has to go!
    I 100% agree with Mushtaq sahab that no one can sing like him ever!
    I would also request Altaf bhai to please provide the concert DVD asap as it will be the most valuable asset I’ll have all my life InshAllah.

  20. Mushtaq Ahmed says:

    Rafi Sahib is a gift of God to all Indians. No one can sing like him. SPB in one his interview accepts that he can not sing like Rafi Sahib, he is great a Singer and nobody can sing like him.

    Regards
    Mushtaq Ahmed

  21. Raajkumar Akela (Bangalore) says:

    It is really a pleasant experience to hear Rafi Saab speaking in his soft voice. Thanks BBC for this great job. I would like to request Mr. Altaf Hussain to kindly send Rafi Saab’s concert video to all those who love him.
    Thanks !
    -Raajkumar Akela
    (BANGALORE)

  22. altaf hussain says:

    MUHAMMAD RAFI – LIVE IN CONCERT [DVD]

    PLEASE NOTE: THAT THE ORIGINAL FOOTAGE HAS BEEN PASSED ONTO A PROFESSIONAL DVD TRANSFER SERVICE FOR ALL LOYAL FANS OF THE MASTER

    [RESPONSE GIVEN TO FAIZAL WHO SUGGESTED THE ABOVE SERVICE]
    First of all thanks a million for getting back to me with your stupendous comments concerning the video footage of the Master, which I have followed and carried out by sending off the original vhs to a proper professional service centre. I’m hoping that they will give me a fast response relating to the quality of the contents on the cassette, as it’s already been through many battles over the last 25 years or so.

    The only reason that I have taken these steps is that your comments hit me right on the nail like a hammer, after all since I am advertising the dvd for sale… so let’s go further by improving and enhancing the picture and sound quality. Could you imagine me offering it to anyone and then having to receive complaints over a botched up cowboy job, and after all it will save me from all those criticisms in the future.

    The actual concert footage is over 2 hours

    It kicks off with ‘Bari Door Se Aaye Hain’ and ends with ‘Aaja Aaja Main Hoon Piyar Tera’

    Muhammad Rafi is wearing a white suit on stage

    I leave you now with peace and prosperity for the future!

    KHUDA HAFIZ

  23. inder says:

    hello altaf,
    i m a big fan of rafi saab… but i m quite depressed coz people say kishore kumar stands before rafi saab, they even use to call rafi’s song as it was sung by kishore…ok leave it…..
    i want to know do u hv rafi’s saab’s live concert video or audio… if u hv plz let me know…
    thanks.

  24. altaf hussain says:

    MUHAMMAD RAFI – LIVE IN CONCERT

    Muhammad Rafi was an outstanding singer and one of the most influential playback singers that our part of the world has ever produced, a voice which captured millions of heart’s and whose songs touched all generations.

    This is the second time that I am going to comment about the master, who I had the privilege as a child to watch on stage at Bradford’s St George’s Hall, West Yorkshire [UK]. I actually grew up listening to his melodious voice as it soared all around me, whether I was watching a movie or listening to the radio set.

    There came a time in my life when I was just ten years old, that I got the chance of watching Muhammad Rafi [The Legend] live on stage and in person performing live to a captivated audience. I had to be forced to go by one of my family friends who had bought 2 tickets for us both, so he literally had to twist my arm into going with him.

    However whilst attending the gig I was totally baffled at what I had just experienced on stage, he was right ahead of me… yes Muhammad Rafi Sahab singing live. He kicked off the show with ‘Bari Door Se Aaye Hain’, followed by many of his recent hits and past famous songs such as ‘Hum Bekhudi Main Sanam’, ‘Parda Hai Parda’, ‘Hum To Chale Pardes’, ‘Kiya Hua Tera Vaada’, ‘Sar Par Topi Lal Rumal’, ‘O Duniya Ke Rakhwale’, ‘Punjabi track’, and some other hits.

    It’s been a long time now and for a ten year old it’s very hard to remember, but I never ever forgot that memorable night as some of it’s contents were captured onto one of those old movie cameras. Which were later distributed onto vhs tapes in the 80’s and sold for ridiculous high prices to anyone interested in buying a copy.

    My dear father bought himself a copy of that recording which I’ve watched innumerable times over the last 25 years or so, but my vhs tape is failing me now in 2007. So I am going to have it’s contents transferred onto dvd format, once I manage to grab myself a good machine… it’s been over 2 months now since my last post in December 2006, but would you believe it – I’m still looking for one.

    Once it’s been transferred entirely all onto dvd quality format, I can then distribute it by offering it to any buyers who will be interested in buying themselves a rare recording of the legendary Muhammad Rafi live in concert. Before all that I would like to put some clips on you tube first, just to give you a small little taste of what’s to come in the near future.

    You may email me whenever you have the time

    altaf786hussain@hotmail.co.uk

  25. irony80 says:

    ONLY A SENSELESS PERSON CAN COMPARE KISHORE WITH RAFI SAAB. WHAT ABOUT THE SOUTH INDIANS? WHY ALL PEOPLE SELECT RAFI TO COMPARE ANYONE? THATS BECAUSE RAFI IS THE ULTIMATE STANDARD. SOUTH INDIANS LOVE SP BALA AND MANY SAY THAT HE IS BETTER THAN RAFI AND MANY DONT EVEN CONSIDER KISHORE AS SINGER! BUT SP BALA SAID THAT HE WAS NOT EVEN HALF WAY CLOSE TO RAFI. ALL LOVE RAFI- THE TRUE SINGER- THE TRUE VOICE.

    I ASK THE GUYS BEHIND THIS WEBSITE, ‘HOW CAN I SEND MY REPLY OR MESSEGES IN THE RAFI-KISHORE SAGA SECTION?’ I WANNA SEND MY COMMENTS. SO GIVE ME A CHANCE, PLZ.

  26. vipin says:

    can any rafian send me a song named

    ‘PIPRA PATWA SARIKHE DOLE MANWA’ {film godan}

    vip5km@yahoo.co.in

    i will be much greatful to sender

  27. Sagar says:

    Dear Rafians,

    This is what we call as a GOD’S PERSONAL TOUCH … When we say can GOD be seen … the answer we give is in YES or NO … but when we listen RAFI SAHAB or see any of his interview or wehn we talk here … we all feel only thing yes GOD is there and his presence is felt when RAFI SAHAB sings …. RAFI SAHAB ke pehlu mein bas itna hi kehna hain…

    ” KHUDA KA BANDA THA …. KHUDA KE PAAS VAPIS CHALA GAYA … ”

    REGARDS

    SAGAR

  28. Rahul says:

    Thank you so much for sharing this rare interview of a GEM of a person and Indian music.

  29. Ali Mardan Jafri says:

    Mohammed Rafi was geat person.He sang about 26000 songs.I think in this universe there is no singer to compare with Rafi Sahab.

  30. kamal bhagat says:

    Thank you very much sir. I am very pleased to listen such a beautiful voice in interview. I love Rafi Sahib. He is so simple and that makes him special. I do not think that his place will be filled. He is the gre8 and will be the legend of legends. Thanks once again for downloading this interview.

  31. syed murshalin says:

    i want to listen “yeh dunia yeh mahfil” this song

  32. asad chang says:

    in 1995 i heard this interview on bbc aftet that almost 10 years i looking for this . now im so happy and thankful of you.

  33. Uttam says:

    Thank you all,

    I m really greatful to you all, I first time in my life heard the great voice of Mohd. Rafi, Since childhood i m listning mohd. rafi’s song. but how he speaks and all, its really great.

    thank you verymuch.

  34. ashis says:

    who would skip Barsat-ki-ek-raat song? I love it!
    I’m in tears watching and listening to sweet and simple voice of GuruDev with an ever lasting devine smile, thanks so much Mohanflora for posting such a rare video, specially when July 31 is fast approaching.

  35. mohanflora says:

    I have some more of the LIVE RAFI VIDEO!What no one has commented is on how you start appreciating him even more when you find that fame and awards have no effect on him. He is the same son-of the -soil, down to earth personality. This live interview was taken when he was back on top of the world in 1978/1979, but note his humbleness and simplicity!Click on the link and click on his photo after you scroll down i.e. if you first don’t want to hear his song from Barsaat Ki Raat. Your comments are invited after you see the saint singer speak!
    http://www.musicnmovies.info/index.php/category/legends/

  36. mohanflora says:

    Some more live audio songs of Rafisaab! Click on the link and enjoy.

    http://www.abuparker.com/RafiSahab/RSlive.html

  37. Yunus M Shariff says:

    Hello Everyone,

    This interview is a rare gem. Having heard so many songs by this great luminary of Indian film music, I was eager to know how he would sound when he spoke. I must say, if I was in admiration of Rafi Sahab -the singer par excellence, I am simply in awe of Rafi Sahab the man -an epitome of modesty.

    When I heard him speak for the first time in this interview, I was struck by the humbleness in his voice. A voice to die for, a voice that continues to enchant millions even today and to learn that this voice is filled with such simplicity, was a refreshing truth for me.

    I am impressed by the sheer greatness of a man who sings like a star, but that star never let the razzle-dazzle of his professional career drown out the voice of the artist.

    I have always heard Rafi Sahab sing with voice of a maestro and I today I have heard him speak with the voice of an angel.

    I feel truly blessed! Thanks a millions people!

    Kudos to everyone responsible in uploading this interview online.

    Ciao,
    Yunus.

  38. Dylan Sran says:

    Greatest of all time

    Thanks for the memories, Rafi Sahib

  39. mohanflora says:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rjxn29dfln8&search=mohammed%20rafi

    Enjoy Rafisaab’s take on the Beatles” I wanna hold you hand” with Shammi Kapoor film”Janwaar” music Shanker Jaikishen. Just click on the above link and enjoy!

  40. mohanflora says:

    I have found it at last, guys!

    SEE AND HEAR RAFISAAB LIVE! Just click on the following and scroll down!

    http://www.musicnmovies.info/index.php/category/legends/

  41. A Die Hard Rafi Fan says:

    Its a masterpiece, hats off to the people who made this interview available on the net. Rafi saab, undoubdetly has the divine voice and equally humble personality. I would like to tell you all that among those 25, 26 K songs, he has sung some regional songs also. He has sung some punjabi songs as he was from Punjab and some Marathi songs as well. He was such a versatile person. Its impossible to figure out his best song, they all are best of the best’s even now. Although HE is not with us anymore, but the treasure in term of songs / voice which he has left, will always be with us. I would like you all to make others know what RAFI SAAB was. His death annivarsary is on 31 July, you all know what to do.

  42. mohanflora says:

    Hi friends! Please enjoy Rafi’s track which has been a great hit on the web!

    http://www.transbuddha.com/mediaHolder.php?id=1409

  43. Saheed Nabie says:

    Here a great Mohd Rafi Fan,

    I had never thought that I once will hear the great Mohd. Rafi speaking… besides singing. I was overwhelmed by the humble voice of Mohd. Rafi. It is clear that the the voice of Mr. Mohd. Rafi while speaking is absolutely different while singing.
    Mohd. Rafi wherever you are… I will love you and your songs till the day I die..
    Saheed

  44. Sheikh Rashid says:

    I am thankful all the members and mostly mohdrafi.com members who given to chance to listen Muhammad Rafi Sahib voice. I am not able to say anything becouse he is Great Legend of sub-continent music.

  45. Sheikh Rashid says:

    I am thankful who given to change to listen Muhammad Rafi Sahab voice. I am not able to say anything b’coz he is Great Legend.

  46. Nair says:

    When we read and speak of Divine voice, why should we look elsewhere; it is Rafi Sahab’s voice. Divinity lurks beneath each and every word he sings. It is not an attribute of any song; whatever Rafi Sahab sings, he makes it Divine with his voice. He is God’s gift to mankind

  47. Unknow says:

    Thanks Anonymous for links

  48. Khalid Rashid says:

    Dear Mohanflora saab and Sagar saab

    Please could you send me the DIL KE AAIENE MEIN SONG where Rafi saab yodels and if possible the live concert tracks from round the world.

    My email is Khalidrashid85@hotmail.com.

    Many Many Thanks

    Khalid Rashid
    UK

  49. Khalid Rashid says:

    Dear Mohanflora saab and Sagar saab

    Please could you send me the DIL KE AAIENE MEIN SONG where Rafi saab yodels and if possible the live concert.

    My email is Khalidrashid85@hotmail.com.

    Many Many Thanks

    Khalid Rashid
    UK

  50. Anonymous says:

    Friend here are links to some more live programmes of Rafi Sahab…..from the web….

    http://www.musicindiaonline.com/l/29/s/album.5244/
    http://www.abuparker.com/RafiSahab/RSlive.html

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