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A Vacuum Remains

Saturday, September 16th, 2006

No one has been able to take Mohammed Rafi’s place in film music. Read Sarwat Ali’s article from Daily Jung-mohanflora.

It has been twenty-six years since the death of Mohammed Rafi, in August of nineteen-eighty, but his songs are still listened to by a large section of music-loving people. He can be considered the most important male vocalist ever to have appeared on the film music horizon. He ruled film singing in the decades of the (more…)

Mohammed Rafi Tu Bahut Yaad Aaya

Saturday, November 26th, 2005

This article is by Beny Sachdeva for ExpressIndia.

Tere aane ki aas hai dost, sham phir kyon udas hai dost, mehki-mehki fiza yeh keh rahi hai, tu kahin aas paas hai dost. Mohammad Rafi immortalised himself by singing a number of songs which still enliven our hearts. (more…)

Veteran Playback Singer Manna Dey to Perform

Saturday, August 2nd, 2003

By India West. Source: Ms. Nalini Ramji

Following is an excerpt from an article on Manadey. (more…)

The King Of Melody

Saturday, May 25th, 2002

This article is by Ajay Chaturvedi.

There is no doubt that Mohammed Rafi still rules the hearts of Indian music lovers with his immortal voice. He is often called the King of Melody because he was famous for putting his heart in the songs, which touched music lovers hearts. (more…)

An Excerpt from Sonu’s Interview

Thursday, May 2nd, 2002

This is an excerpt from sonu’s interview on Filmfare May 2002. Full article is available at

This is an excerpt from sonu’s interview on Filmfare May 2002. Full article (more…)

The Last Journey of Mohd Rafi

Monday, December 24th, 2001

This article is by Raju Bharatan

Mohammed Rafi is to song what Naushad is to music. Where Naushad is Sangeet Samrat, Rafi is Geet Samrat. Mohammed Rafi’s demise at the age of 55 was perhaps the most traumatic happening , in the annals of Hindustani cine sangeet since the passing of Kundal Lal Saigal in his prime. (more…)

Tribute to Mohammed Rafi on his 20th death anniversary

Thursday, August 10th, 2000

Thursday August 10, 2000 5:30 PM. Copyright 2000 Hindustan Times Ltd

Mohammad Rafi was a singer par excellence. One of a kind. When he died, all of a sudden and well before his time, such were his charisma and qualities as a human being that he left behind millions saddened and wishing he had not gone. (more…)

His Talent Outlives Him

Monday, July 31st, 2000

Source: Ms. Nalini Ramji

Mumbai – It’s twenty years since Mohammed Rafi breathed his last July 31 in 1980, leaving an ocean of music lovers stricken by his untimely departure. His memories can never fade; those 7,000-odd songs (next only to Asha Bhosle’s score in Hindi films) can never die. (more…)

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