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Birthday Thoughts

Sunday, December 24th, 2006

The article is written by Sajdah@HF. The video presentation is from

It is that time of the year again – the season of goodwill and bonhomie when all is supposed to be well with the world. And true to spirit, it was on this day in the year 1924 a Mohd. Rafi is born. (more…)


Tuesday, December 19th, 2006

From, Binu Nair, (posted by Mr. Anmol Singh)

Maestro M o h d. R a f i S a a b, singer par excellence, paragon of humility and piety, strode the musical landscape of the century like a meteor – enchanting haunting generations of music lovers across all borders. The melody and music Mohd Rafi created and pioneered during 36 long years of his career in Hindi music – has withstood the test of time. (more…)

Travels with Mohammad Rafi

Friday, December 8th, 2006

An article on Rafisaab by Syed Badrul Ahsan as it appeared in NEW AGE, Dhaka (Bangladesh) – mohanflora.

If you have heard Mohammad Rafi, if you recall his songs, you do not need much more to convince yourself that his was an age of glory. He was the glory and the age was his. Think of the duet he sings with Lata Mangeshkar, Kabhi Raat Din Hum Door They / Din Raat Ka Ab Saath Hai, and you will have all those feelings of pristine passion rise up in your soul. (more…)

The Saint in the Modern Times

Friday, November 24th, 2006

This article is by Mr. Anmol Singh.

The world is a difficult place to live with hypocritical attitudes, materialistic people, hatred, etc. Saints belonging to any culture and belief are indeed above all this. Saints are individuals of a very extra ordinary destiny send by the Almighty to this world to convey the message of peace and love and to balance hatred (more…)

Rafi Saab is Matchless

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

This article is by Mr. Sudhir Kumar.

Hello to all Rafians. This is a great site and the only one of its kind, where all Rafi bhakts can congregate and discuss their devotion, admiration and awe for the great legend. Mohammed Rafi is much bigger than the Beatles/Elvis/KK etc., all put together. In fact, to compare him with anyone would be like-Suraj ko roshni dikhaana. (more…)

The Greatest

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

This article is by Subhadeepin Source provided by Mr. Mohan Flora.

I am having a strange feeling as I proceed to write this review. It’s like standing in front of a sea, experiencing greatness, magnificence. I consider myself to be a brave person by any standard, both physically & mentally, but could not muster up courage to select 20 top songs of Rafisaab. I mean, come on, how can you, when even 200 would not be sufficient? (more…)

Rafi with Music Composers – Part 7

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

This article is by Mr. Anmol Singh.

Rafi with Small Time Music Composers

There were many music composers who never had the fortune to work with Rafi for a longer tenure like the well know personalities viz. Naushad, Dada Burman, Madan Mohan, Ravi, etc. Many were such who just composed one or two songs for Rafi Saab and faded forever. (more…)

Rafi with Music Composers – Part 6

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

This article is by Mr. Anmol Singh.

Rafi with Khayyam

Another music composer from Punjab Mohammed Zahur Khayyam better known as Khayyam has given us many mind-blwoing compositions in his career of four decades, working almost with all singers. Khayyam has always preferred to work with the poets having strong background of poetry rather working with regular film lyricists. (more…)

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