Try again later. Apart from Indian languages, he also sang songs in many foreign languages, including English, Farsi or Persian, Arabic, Sinhala, Creole and Dutch. O. P. Nayyar was once quoted as saying "If there had been no Mohd. : Page 7", "35 things you should know about Mohammed Rafi", Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar fell out over royalty issue: biography – NDTV Movies, "Remembering Mohammed Rafi: Lesser known facts on the legendary playback singer", "Rafi, Madhubala don't rest in peace here", "Up Close and Personal with Shreya Ghoshal at Sony Project Resound", "A shrine to be built in memory of Mohammed Rafi", "How fair were they to Mohammed Rafi? On 22 September 2007, a shrine to Rafi designed by artist Tasawar Bashir was unveiled on Fazeley Street, Birmingham, UK. [2], When producer-director Manmohan Desai (who was a big fan of Rafi) and used him in numerous hit films, was asked to describe the voice of Rafi he remarked that "If anyone has the voice of god, it is Mohammed Rafi". Try again later. His last song was for the movie Aas Paas, which he had recorded with Laxmikant-Pyarelal. As Laxmikant (of the Laxmikant-Pyarelal duo) once observed – "He always gave without thinking of the returns". He also sang 2 songs in Creole while on his visit to Mauritius in the late 1960s. Oops, we were unable to send the email. In 1944, Rafi moved to Mumbai.Rafi appeared in two … Mohammed Rafi (24 December 1924 – 31 July 1980) was an Indian film playback singer. The sponsor of a memorial may add an additional. We do not have any photo volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. During the recording of "Tasveer Teri Dil Mein" (Maya, 1961), Lata argued with Rafi over a certain passage of the song. Your new password must contain one or more uppercase and lowercase letters, and one or more numbers or special characters. Singers like S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Sonu Nigam, Mahendra Kapoor, Shabbir Kumar, Mohammed Aziz and Udit Narayan were influenced by Rafi's style of singing. 1 Song – Indian Movies – Outlook Music Poll 2010", "Forgetting the phenomenal talent of Rafi? Even in that condition he walked down the stairs to his car. GREAT NEWS! He was at that time, rediscovering his voice and reconnecting with the audiences with several new hits. Burman and Roshan. × He was invited by the Indian Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, to sing at his house. [14] Songs from Baiju Bawra (1952) like "O duniya ke rakhwale" and "Man tarpat hari darshan ko aaj" furthered Rafi's credentials. This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. Also Read: Mohammed Rafi: A List Of Best Songs By The Legendary Indian Singer. [59] Three songs were tied for the No. Your password must be at least 8 characters, Please check the I'm not a robot checkbox, If you want to be a Photo Volunteer you must enter a ZIP Code or select your location on the map. [28], Rafi sang frequently for all music directors during his lifetime, including Roshan, Jaidev, Khayyam, Rajesh Roshan, Ravindra Jain, Bappi Lahiri, Sapan Jagmohan etc. Try again. During his lifetime Mohammed Rafi had donated immeasurable money in charity, noble causes and for our country,’’ says Aroon Bakshi, well-known actor … Family members linked to this person will appear here. Thirty-seven years ago to the day, the great voice was stilled by a massive heart attack. In 1948, Rafi received a silver medal from Jawaharlal Nehru on Indian Independence Day.[16]. He died in the state of compulsory Ramzan fasting, which was his last action. [43], Mohammed Rafi – Golden Voice of the Silver Screen, a 2015 book by Shahid Rafi and Sujata Dev, states that according to "industry sources", Rafi sang 4,425 Hindi film songs, 310 non-Hindi film songs, and 328 non-film songs between 1945 and 1980. There was an error deleting this problem. : Page 3", "How fair were they to Mohammed Rafi? Rafi, there would have been no O. P. With Mohammed Rafi it was the ultimate combination that helped him reign supreme in the field of … Mohammed Rafi. [23], Ravi and Rafi produced several other songs in the films China Town (1962), Kaajul (1965), Do Budun (1966) and Ek Phool Do Maali (1969). Also Read | Mohammad Rafi's Death Anniversary: Melodious Tracks Of The Singer Apt For Different Moods Get the latest entertainment news from India & around the world. Rafi rendered the highest number of songs for this music director duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal, as compared to all the music directors: 388.[22]. These songs, written by Kafeel Aazar and composed by Chitragupta, were released digitally in December 2009 by the label Silk Road under the title "The Last Songs". Lata viewed his stand as a stumbling block on the royalty issue and stated that it is because of the singer's name also that the records get sold. Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. [17] Rafi sang "Tera Khilona Toota Balak" from Mehboob Khan's Anmol Ghadi (1946) and a duet with Noor Jehan in the 1947 film Jugnu, "Yahan Badla Wafa Ka". This was probably the only time that all of them rendered their voices for one song. In the song "Humko Tumse Ho Gaya Hai Pyaar Kya Karein" (Amar Akbar Anthony), Rafi sang one song with Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, and Mukesh, the most legendary singers in Bollywood. In 1948, after the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, the team of Husanlal Bhagatram-Rajendra Krishan-Rafi had overnight created the song "Suno Suno Ae Duniyawalon, Bapuji Ki Amar Kahani". [14] They teamed up to produce many songs including "Teree Aankhon Ke Sivaa", "Yeh Duniyaa Yeh Mehfil", "Tum Jo Mil Guye Ho", "Kur chule hum fidaa", "Meree Aawaaz Suno" and "Aap Ke Pehlu Mein Aakur". All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. [12] His first public performance came at the age of 13, when he sang in Lahore featuring K. L. Saigal. [62] As well as an award winning documentary titled Dastaan-E-Rafi directed by Rajni Acharya and Vinay Patel (which took 5 years to make) was released to commemorate his 92nd birthday which was later released on DVD. DOB: 24/12/1924. Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. In 1949, Rafi was given solo songs by music directors such as Naushad (Chandni Raat, Dillagi and Dulari), Shyam Sunder (Bazaar) and Husnalal Bhagatram (Meena Bazaar). His songs today are just as popular as they were during his lifetime. Rafi's first solo with Madan Mohan in Aankhen (1950) was "Hum Ishk Mein Burbaad Hein Burbaad Ruhenge". Chaahe Koee Mujhe Junglee Kuhe" was sung by Rafi, only to be matched by a fast-paced orchestra and composition by Shankar Jaikishan. O. P. Nayyar used Rafi and Asha Bhosle for most of his songs. [46][47][48] another source says that it was "Shehar mein charcha hai" from the same film[49], Rafi was buried at the Juhu Muslim cemetery and his burial was one of the largest funeral processions in India as over 10,000 people attended his burial. Also an additional 2 volunteers within fifty miles. [77] The song has also been used for Heineken's 2011 "The Date" commercial. ). : Page 5", "Interview of O P Nayyar by D Mandar for cinema sangeet". "[28] In an interview to BBC recorded in November 1977, Rafi claimed to have sung 25,000 to 26,000 songs till then. Rafi’s death on 31st July 1980, at just 55 years, dealt a big blow to Hindi Cinema and left his fans grieving for years. If a new volunteer signs up in your requested photo location, they may see your existing request and take the photo. [56], In the summer of 2008, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra released a double CD titled Rafi Resurrected comprising 16 songs by Rafi. Your Scrapbook is currently empty. [32] In an interview given to The Times of India on 25 September 2012, Lata claimed to have received a written apology from Rafi. The songs were "Tere mere sapne ab ek rang hain" (Guide, 1965) and "Din dhal jaye, hai raat na jaye" (Guide, 1965). Rafi, according to his fans, would have sung more songs than Lata – he being the senior of the two. [54][55] The Padma Shri Mohammed Rafi Chowk in the Bandra suburb of Mumbai and Pune (extending MG Road) is named after Rafi. He was a very pious person. Take a look at Lata Mangeshkar's post: View this post on Instagram Aaj mahan gayak Mohammed Rafi sahab ki punyatithi hai. In 1941 All India Radio, Lahore service, invited Rafi to sing for them. His death left a huge hollow mark on the Industry. Please try again later. “Mohammed Rafi was like an angel. The Romantic poet would have been pleased to hear the sad songs sung by Mohammed Rafi. [79], His "Aaj Mausam Bada Beiman Hai" is featured in the 2001 film Monsoon Wedding. You can still file a request but no one will be notified. Now follow your favourite television celebs and telly updates. Save to an Ancestry Tree, a virtual cemetery, your clipboard for pasting or Print. He sang with Durrani in some of the songs such as "Humko Hanste Dekh Zamana Jalta Hai" and "Khabar Kisi Ko Nahiin, Woh Kidhar Dekhte" (Beqasoor, 1950). Verify and try again. The singer was fondly called Fico in his house and had an iconic Bollywood career and sang over 26 thousand songs in his lifetime. Rafi Sahaab did not survive the major heart-attack. Poet Tanvir Naqvi introduced him to film producers including Abdur Rashid Kardar, Mehboob Khan and actor-director Nazeer. He and Rafi created many songs together including "Yeh Hai Bombay Meri Jaan". He was annoyed, and hired Rafi to sing all the songs of the movie Baiju Bawra. Mohammed Rafi was an Indian playback singer. In the early phase of his career, he often followed Durrani's style of singing, but later evolved his own, unique style. Share this memorial using social media sites or email. He recorded as many as 7,405 songs in many languages. He had a special and major association with Usha Khanna, Sonik Omi, Chitragupta, S.N. The songs "Jawaaniyan yeh mast mast" and the title song "Yun to humne lakh hansee dekhe hain, tumsa nahin dekha" of the film Tumsa Nahin Dekha were hits. [39] Some of these include Bairaag (1976), Amaanat (1977), Dharamveer (1977), Apnapan (1978), Ganga Ki Saugandh (1978), Suhaag (1979), Sargam (1979), Qurbani (1980), Dostana (1980), Karz (1980), The Burning Train (1980), Abdullah (1980), Shaan (1980), Aasha (1980), Aap To Aise Na The (1980), Naseeb (1981) and Zamane Ko Dikhana Hai (1982). [75][76], After his death, numerous Hindi movies were dedicated to Rafi, including: Allah Rakha, Mard, Coolie, Desh-Premee, Naseeb, Aas-Paas and Heeralal-Pannalal. Failed to remove flower. After partition, Rafi decided to stay back in India and had the rest of his family flown to Bombay. Burman used Rafi as a singing voice of Dev Anand and Guru Dutt. Sorry! The first song for the duo was the soundtrack of the movie Anmol Ghadi (1946). We were unable to submit your feedback at this time. No animated GIFs, photos with additional graphics (borders, embellishments. [41] A 2015 Manorama Online article states that "researchers" have found 7,405 songs sung by Rafi. Date of Birth: 24-Dec -1924. Rafi married twice; his first marriage was to his cousin; Bashira Bibi[80] which took place in his ancestral village. He is considered one of the greatest and most influential singers of the Indian Subcontinent. From 1970 until his death he toured around the world extensively giving concert performances to packed halls. Death Date: 31/07/1980. Mohammed Rafi was born on 24th December and died on 31st July 1980. [11] 2 place: Two were sung by Rafi. Mohammed Rafi died at 10:25 PM on 31 July 1980, following a massive heart attack. Rafi and L-P won the Filmfare Award for the song "Chaahoonga Mein Tujhe Saanjh Suvere" from Dosti (1964). He was buried in Juhu Muslim Cemetery and nearly 10,000 people attended his funeral. In 1976, Rafi sang all the songs for Rishi Kapoor in the hit film Laila Majnu. Plese check the I'm not a robot checkbox.'. DailyOh! Mohammad Rafi Songs download- Listen to Mohammed Rafi songs free online. [21] He was nominated as the best singer at the Filmfare Awards for the qawwali "Pardah Hai Pardah" from Amar Akbar Anthony (1977). Madan Mohan was another composer whose favorite singer was Rafi. Rafi had four sons and three daughters; his first son Saeed was from his first marriage. Mohammed Rafi: The soulful voice lives on! Forty years ago on July 31, 1980, Muhammad Rafi breathed his last. Kalyanji's relationship with Rafi started with the 1958 film, Samrat Chandragupta, his debut film as a solo composer. Rafi appeared in two movies. : Page 4", "Voice from the past (interview with Yasmin Rafi)", "Mohammed Rafi : "The Last Songs" – Silk Road Communications – Music Label & Sound Design", "Book extract: Mohammed Rafi – Golden Voice of the Silver Screen | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis", "How fair were they to Mohammed Rafi? [74], Mohammed Rafi Academy was launched in Mumbai on 31 July 2010 on the 30th anniversary of the singer's death, started by his son Shahid Rafi to impart training in Indian classical and contemporary music. Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option. [5] He received four Filmfare Awards and one National Film Award. The 90-year-old playback singer took to Twitter and recalled some fond memories of her earlier days with the iconic singer by posting monochromatic pictures.In the … [21] Rafi worked with Burman in 37 films, including Pyaasaa (1957), Kaaguz Ke Phool (1959), Kaalaa Baazaar, Nou Do Gyaaruh, Kaala Paanee, Tere Ghur Ke Saamne (1963), Guide (1965), Aaraadhuna (1969), Ishk Pur Zor Nuhee (1971) and Ubhimaan (1973). Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). In the early '70s, Rafi suffered a major setback, when Kishore Kumar emerged as the main Bollywood playback singer, with Aradhana. Profession: composer, singer, musician, playback singer, film actor. The film opens with the lead character dancing around in her bedroom to a video of Gumnaam. Year should not be greater than current year. [85], Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer, National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer, List of awards and nominations received by Mohammed Rafi, Mohammed Rafi Biography – Facts, Life History & Achievements, "Mohd Rafi: The Rough Guide to Bollywood Legends: Mohd Rafi", "Forgetting the phenomenal talent of Rafi", "Rafi wins Greatest Voice of Hindi Cinema poll", "Facts you should know about Mohammed Raf", "Amazing Story – And got irritated | MotivateMe.in – Stories", "How fair were they to Mohammed Rafi? [13] Rafi ended up singing a total of 149 songs (81 of them solo) for Naushad. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? Rafi sang several songs in Chris Perry's Konkani album Golden Hits with Lorna Cordeiro. He is considered as one of the greatest and most influential singers of the Indian subcontinent. Zodiac Sign: Capricorn. He was very soft spoken, seldom angry, very humble. [66][67], Rafi's popularity today is reflected in his huge fan following around the world. [13] In that same year, Rafi was invited by All India Radio Lahore station to sing for them. Rafi is one of the few singers who have recorded songs in various regional languages as well. Edit a memorial you manage or suggest changes to the memorial manager. These include "Tum Mujhe Yoon Bhulaa Naa Paaoge" (a signature song of 1971), from Puglaa Kahin Ka; "Yeh Duniyaa Yeh Mehfil" from Heer Ranjha (1970); "Kaan Mein Jhumkaa" from Saawan Bhaadon; "Jhilmil Sitaaron Ka" from Jeevun Mrutyu (a duet with Lata Mangeshkar, 1970); "Gulaabi Aankhen" from The Train (1970); "Yoon Hi Tum Mujhse Baat" from Suchcha Jhootha; "Yeh Jo Chilmun Hei" and "Itnaa To Yaad Hei Mujhe" from Mehboob Ki Mehandi (1971); "Meraa Munn Teraa Pyaasaa" from Gambler; "Chudhtee Juwaanee" and "Kitna Pyara Waada" from Caravan (1971); "Chulo Dildaar Chulo" from Pakeezah (1972); "Churaa Liya Hai Tumne" from Yaadon Ki Baaraat (a duet with Asha Bhosle, 1973); "Naa Too Zumeen Ke Liye" from Dilip Kumar's movie Daastaan (1973); "Tum Jo Mil Gaye Ho" from Hanste Zakhm (1973); "Tere Bindiya Re", from Abhimaan (1973) and "Aaj Mousam Bada Beimaan Hai" from Loafer (1973). You may not upload any more photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 20 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 5 photos to this memorial, This photo was not uploaded because this memorial already has 30 photos, This photo was not uploaded because you have already uploaded 20 photos to this memorial. Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar and senior actor Dharmendra Deol remembered legendary playback singer Mohammed Rafi on his 40th death anniversary. [38] In 1977, he won both Filmfare Award and the National Award for the song "Kya Hua Tera Wada" from the movie Hum Kisise Kum Naheen, composed by R.D. Add to your scrapbook. It would be better if such examples are quoted to show what Rafi thought … He appeared on the screen for the songs "Tera Jalwa Jis Ne Dekha" in film Laila Majnu(1945) and "Woh Apni Yaad Dilane Ko" in the Film Jugnu (1947). S.D. Close this window, and upload the photo(s) again. Rafi's father moved to Lahore in 1935, where he ran a men's hair cutting saloon - in Noor Mohalla in Bhati Gate. GREAT NEWS! We’ve updated the security on the site. based on information from your browser. Death Cause: Heart-Attack. Try again later. 1 song. Mohammed Rafi Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More. Are you adding a grave photo that will fulfill this request? He got Rafi to sing for singer-actor Kishore Kumar – "Man Mora Baawara" for the movie Raagini. [84], According to Mohammed Rafi Voice of a Nation, a book authorised by Rafi's son Shahid, Rafi was known to be of a very gentle calm demeanour who always remained a humble, selfless, ego-less, devoted, god-fearing and family loving gentleman throughout his life. One source says it was "Shaam Phir Kyun Udaas Hai Dost / Tu Kahin Aas Paas Hai Dost", recorded just hours before his death. : Page 6", "The Most Popular Singer – Outlook Music Poll 2010", "The No. [citation needed]. Rafi made a comeback as the leading singer in mid 1970s. Please select a county or city to continue. Are you sure that you want to report this flower to administrators as offensive or abusive? His last song was for the movie Aas Paas, which he had recorded with Laxmikant-Pyarelal. Recognizing Rafi's position as the leading male playback singer, she wanted him to back her in demanding a half-share from the 5% song royalty that the film's producer conceded to select composers. [40] The physical album was released only in India by Universal. Republic World is your one-stop destination for trending Bollywood news. Many for whom he sang for free while making their compositions immortal. [30][35] Although his musical output was relatively low during this period, he did sing some of his best numbers then.[36]. A song in the 1990 Hindi film Kroadh "Na Fankar Tujhsa" picturised on actor Amitabh Bachchan and sung by singer Mohammed Aziz was also dedicated to the memory of Rafi. He and Hameed Sahab rented a ten-by-ten-feet room in the crowded downtown Bhendi Bazar area. The last song sung by Rafi was for the movie Aas Paas. Rafi sang a total of 341 numbers (216 solo) for Shankar-Jaikishan. Rafi sang the highest number of duets with Asha Bhonsle (female), Manna Dey (male) and Lata Mangeshkar (female). In 2011, Lata's sister Asha Bhosle was given the title. An email has been sent to the person who requested the photo informing them that you have fulfilled their request, There is an open photo request for this memorial. Kishore's humility in saying that Rafi was the better singer does not make that the case. He believed in the concept of simple living and high thinking. [25] Some of Rafi's hit songs of the early 1970s were with music directors: Laxmikant–Pyarelal, Madan Mohan, R D Burman and S D Burman. If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. Find hit old songs of Mohammed Rafi and download Mohammad Rafi mp3 songs and music album online via Gaana+. [57], In June 2010, Rafi along with Lata Mangeshkar was voted the most popular playback singer in the Outlook Music Poll, conducted by Outlook magazine. In 2013, Rafi was voted for the Greatest Voice in Hindi Cinema in the CNN-IBN's poll. Rafi stated that he was only so keen to sing with Lata as she was with him. We have set your language to or don't show this again—I am good at figuring things out. Out of six Filmfare awards, Rafi won three for S-J songs – "Teree Pyaaree Pyaaree Soorut Ko", "Buhaaron Phool Bursao" and "Dil Ke Jhurokhe Men". [28], In 2010, Rafi's tomb along with many film industry artists such as Madhubala, was demolished to make space for new burials. [44], Mohammed Rafi died at 10:25 pm on 31 July 1980, following a massive heart attack, aged 55. GREAT NEWS! On the occasion of his 36th death anniversary falling on this Sunday, we share some memorable songs of the singer. Resend Activation Email. Mohammed Rafi died at 10:25 PM on 31 July 1980, following a massive heart attack. Rafi was noted to never send anyone he met back empty-handed,[29] he contributed to the society and helped people through his charity and notable deeds. Mohammed Rafi (Hindi: मोहम्मद रफ़ी, Urdu: محمد رفیع ‎, December 24, 1924 – July 31, 1980) was a popular Bollywood playback singer.In a career of over 40 years, Rafi sang more than 26,000 songs in the national languages of India and sometimes in other languages.. Career. This account has been disabled. Please enter your email address and we will send you an email with a reset password code. All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. Rafi learnt classical music from Ustad Abdul Wahid Khan, Pandit Jiwan Lal Mattoo and Firoze Nizami. In 1967, he was honored with the Padma Shri award by the Government of India. "How fair were they to Mohammed Rafi? Tripathi, N. Datta and R.D. In December 1979, Rafi recorded six songs for the Hindi remake of Dilip Sen's Bengali superhit Sorry Madam; the film was never completed due to a personal tragedy in Dilip Sen's life. Rafi's first song for Naushad Ali was "Hindustan Ke Hum Hain" ("We belong to Hindustan") for the film Pehle Aap in 1944. MUMBAI — The singer nonpareil, the monarch of melody passed away this day July 31 40 years ago in what must be one of the darkest days for Hindi film music. [81][82] The marriage ended when his first wife refused to live in India following the killing of her parents during the riots of the Partition of India and moved to Lahore, Pakistan. [24], After Rafi's death, in its 1984 edition, the Guinness Book of World Records gave Lata Mangeshkar's name for the "Most Recordings" and stated, "Mohammad Rafi (d 1 August 1980) [sic] claimed to have recorded 28,000 songs in 11 Indian languages between 1944 and April 1980. Bollywood playback singer Sonu Nigam provided the vocals for this project and toured with the CBSO in July 2008 at venues including the English National Opera in London, Manchester's Apollo Theatre and Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Later, Rafi sang for Kishore Kumar in movies such as Baaghi, Shehzaada and Shararat. Today, 40 years after his death, he lives on eternally. Found more than one record for entered Email, You need to confirm this account before you can sign in. Mohammed Rafi Son: Mohammed Rafi Academy is a music school in Mumbai for Indian classical and contemporary music. [41] After receiving a reply from Guinness, in a letter dated 20 November 1979, he wrote, "I am disappointed that my request for a reassessment vis-a-vis Ms Mangeshkar's reported world record has gone unheeded. [73], In 2001, Rafi was named as the "best singer of the millennium" by Hero Honda and Stardust magazine. Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. He received six Filmfare Awards and one National Film Award. We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location. Burman. Mohammed Rafi died on July 31, 1980 in Mumbai at the age of 55. Rafi was an Indian playback singer. OP then stated that from now on he too did not have the time for Rafi and cancelled the recording. In 1941, Rafi, under Shyam Sundar, made his debut in Lahore as a playback singer in the duet "Soniye Nee, Heeriye Nee" with Zeenat Begum in the Punjabi film Gul Baloch (released in 1944) under music director Shyam Sunder. Indian singer. Mohammed Rafi Wiki was born on 24 December 1924 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.He is a famous playback singer.He started his career when he was invited by All India Radio Station Lahore In 1941, to sing for them.His debut as a Playback singer took place in Lahore in the duet “ Soniye Nee, Heeriye Nee ” with Zeenat Begum in the … GREAT NEWS! 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