Dil Pukare Aare Aare Aare…
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
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 haiÂ
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.
Recently, this writer met a great ghazal exponent whose family is in the “art of ghazal singing” for the last 200 years. Said Shahaab Khan about the maestro : “What Mohd Rafi could do in those three minutes of a song, no one else could do. All the top KHAN gharana singers have conceded it”.
Further he said : There may have been other great singers in various categories of sangeet. But, Mohd RafiÂ is oneÂ of the greatest individuals to beÂ born in the last hundred years.
The Rafi Foundation will present a tribute musical event of rare and heart touching Â numbers,Â lilting romantic songs and ghazals from the reportoiry of Mohd RafiÂ songs on :
April 4, Saturday at Vileparle’s Dinanath Mangeshkar Hall from 8.30 p.m. onwards.
Mr.Nanji Bahadur the 90 year old Â seniormost arranger/musician/singer of music industry will be honoured at the event and a purse presented to him. It may be recalled that Nanji bhai has worked alongwith K.L.Saighal, Mohd Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Roshan, O P Nayyar, C.RAMCHANDRA, Husanlal Bhagatram and many other music dignitories.
Popular Rafi centric singers like Chirag Panchal, Prabhanjan Marathe (Zee & Star Plus Famed), Kakaji Naushad, Kumar, Aparna and Janavika will present memorable numers such as : Badi der bayee, badi der bayee, Mujhe Â tum se mohabbat hai magar…., Subaha na aayee shaam na aaye, Â Jeet he lenge baazi hum tum, Hum Tum Ye Bahar dekho rang laaya pyar , Aa -Â Â gale lag jaa, Jhilmil Sitaron ka aangan hoga, Aaye bahar banke lubakar chale gaye, Taara Ree Aa Raa Ree, Abhi NaÂ Â jaao chodkar and many more gems.
The music arrangement is by Mr.Nandu Kerkar a well known name in the music industry who will lead a team of 16 musiciansÂ with Â instruments like saxophone, flute, drums, octopad and synthesisers.
The Rafi Foundation aims at building a music library of hundred percent songs of Rafi and extending medical aid to musicians of the film industry.