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Do you remember the day ? it is the - 27th Death Anniversary of the divine angel Mohd Rafi saheb Lets come and pray for his soul so that he may Rest peacefully.

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Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 31 Jul '09 12:53 pm
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He was a singer par excellence. and a gentleman even beyond that. He was a native of Lahore. and belonged to a very orthodox and conservative Muslim family. He used to sing at friends places when he was only 15. During one such occassion, Nasir Khan one of the top producer-actors at that time, spotted him and offered to take him to Bombay and groom him as a singer in films.

Khansaab had asked his father for his permission. his father had refused the offer point blank since he frowned upon the very idea of him taking up singing in films as a career. He was being trained in classical music at that time by his guru Ustad Abdul Waheed Khan of Kirana. When Nasir Khan persisted with the offer his elder brother convinced his Abaajaan to let him go to Bombay. With great reluctance his dad agreed to his pursuing a career as a singer in films.

He made by debut as a playback singer in 1942, with Laila Majnu, a Nazir - Swarnalatha starrer. The late Pandit Govindram was the music-director of ...more
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 31 Jul '09 01:11 pm

 
  
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My best tributes to my best singer !!! may god bless him absolute salvation.
Answered by Pradipta pati, 31 Jul '09 01:14 pm

 
  
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Amar hai apne ganon se ,oooh jane wale ho saka to lout ke aaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Answered by mohd basheer, 31 Jul '09 01:10 pm

 
  
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Ya..i do remember.

kya apko aisa lagta hai..ki unki rooh ko jannat naseeb nahi hua hoga ab tak ..
mujhe to bilkul yakeen hai.

otherwise also.. jahan bhi unki rooh hogi.. janna t ka samaan to aise hi ban gaya hoga !!

hai na !!
Answered by sr sr sax, 31 Jul '09 01:05 pm

 
  
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Hearing his golden songs I am offering my respect
Answered by gouri ghosh, 31 Jul '09 01:03 pm

 
  
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Joyeshji,
With your kind permission i correct.....29TH Death Anniversery on July 31 st 2009 ....
Answered by DR DINESH SHARMA, 06 Aug '09 12:05 am

 
  
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Mohd rafike gane to bahut achhe the. ajj bhi uski yad aa rahi hai.
hats off to mohd rafi
Answered by pramod rajapurkar, 04 Aug '09 04:01 pm

 
  
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