Mohd Rafi 76th Birthday Special



I would like to thank every one of you, who stopped by this page and wished our beloved Rafi Sahib on his 76th birthday.




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To commemorate Rafi Sahib's 76th Birthday, we, here at Mohdrafi.com, have rendered a 30 minutes video program in realvideo format. The transcript of the program is as below :

Mohd Rafi - A Voice of the Millennium. A Voice behind the million faces and the voice of the millennium, Mohd Rafi. Rafi Sahab's versatility with songs for different heroes and actors was a well known fact. What is natural  and never realized is the fact that whenever we hear any song of Rafi Saab, we can easily identify the hero on whom it is picturized.

Here are some of the best of best from Rafi Saab for the various heroes of our film land starting out with Bharat Bhushan to Govinda. We have tried to bring you small clippings of some of the best rendered by Rafi Saab to commemorate his 76th birthday on December 24, 2000 which is also the Christmas eve.

O Duniya Ke Rakhwale on Bharat Bhushan is finest of all that Rafi saab had sung. The song has been said to have taken many attempts before the final audition was ready. The song is from the movie Baiju Bawra released in 1952, composed by Naushad and lyrics by Shakeel Badayuni based on the Raag Darbari Kanada.

O DUNIYA KE RAKHWALE  video follows

The evergreen hero Dev Anand in Hum Dono released in 1961. The music is by Jaidev and lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi

KABHI KHUD PE KABHI HAALAT PE video follows

Pradeep Kumar - Rafi saab's Man Re Tu Kaahe Na Dheer Dhare from the movie Chitralekha with music by Roshan and lyrics by Sahir Ludhianvi. The movie was released in 1964.

MAN RE TU KAHE NA DHEER DHARE video follows

Guzaren Hai Aaj Ishq Mein - from the movie Dil Diya Dard Liya released in 1966 featured on the renowned Tragedy King Dilip Kumar - was composed by Naushad and lyrics by Shakeel Badayuni.

GUZREN HEIN AAJ ISHQ MEIN video follows

Aap Ke Pehloo Mein Aakar - featured on Sunil Dutt from the movie Mera Saaya in the year 1966 was composed by Madan Mohan and the lyrics were by Raja Mehdi Ali Khan.

AAP KE PEHLOO MEIN video follows

Under Ravi music the song Raha Gardishon Mein from the movie Do Badan 1966 was featured on Manoj Kumar - Mr. Bharat! The lyrics are by Shakeel Badayuni

RAHA GARDISHON MEIN video follows

The rare number from Aman 'Aaj Ki Raat' featured on Rajendra Kumar. You can hear Saira Banu giving Rafi saab the company in the song with a few words in the middle of song. The movie was released in 1967, and had a backdrop of the world war. The music was scored by Shankar Jaikishan again and lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri again.

AAJ KI RAAT YEH KAISI video follows

Huyi Shaam Unka Khayaal Aagaya - the song from Mere Hamdam Mere Dost released in the year 1968 featured on Dharmendra. The music was by Laxmikant Pyarelal and Lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri

HUYI SHAM UNKA KHAYAAL video follows

Mere zindagi mein aate from the movie Kanyadaan was featured on the young handsome Shashi Kapoor in the year 1968. The pair Shankar- Jaikishan have scored the music, with lyrics from Hasrat Jaipuri.

MERI ZINDAGI MEIN video follows

The Jaani Raj Kumar has had Rafi saab sing many dard bhare gaane for him. The Mere Huzoor Jo Guzar Rahin Hai released in 1968, music scored by the brilliant duo Shankar- Jaikishan and it is Hasrat Jaipuri again giving the best of the lyrics.

JO GUZAR RAHI HAI video follows

Sanjay Khan in the movie Inteqaam (1969) - the song Jo Unki Tamanna the music was scored by Lakshmikant Pyarelal with lyrics by Rajendra Kishan

JO UNKI TAMANNA video follows

Almost all songs featured on Biswajit were those sung by Rafi saab except for a few by Hemant Kumar. Here is one from the movie Shararat released in 1972. The music was by Ganesh and lyrics were written by Hasrat Jaipuri.

DIL NE PYAR KIYA HAI video follows

The dashing Shammi Kapoor in Tumse Accha Kaun Hai out with deadly fast number Kisko Kisko Pyar Karun. The duo back here with their magic spun - ShankarJaikishan and lyrics by Rajendra Krishan

KISKO PYAR KARUN video follows

A fine Qawwali featured on Rishi Kapoor is from the movie Amar Akbar Anthony. This movie was released in the year 1977, music was scored by Lakshmikant Pyarelal with the Lyrics coming from Anand Bakshi

PARDA HAI video follows




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