Mohammed Rafi

  • Poll: Who is Hindi film music's greatest voice - Asha, Kishore, Lata, Mukesh or Rafi? August 9, 2013

    Who is the greatest singer in Hindi film music? Asha Bhosle, the voice that defined romance or Kishore Kumar, the voice that still resonates with the youth or Lata Mangeshkar, the voice that made leaders cry or Mohammed Rafi, the golden voice or Mukesh, the voice of patriotism? Vote for...
  • IMG-Reliance commences football training camp in Mumbai August 2, 2013

    Mumbai: IMG-Reliance, the commercial partners of the All India Football Federation, on Friday commenced a one-month long training-cum-conditioning camp for its contracted players at the Cooperage Ground here. Twenty-four players, including Syed Nabi, Subrata Paul, Gouramangi Singh, Nirmal Chettri, Ishfaq Ahmed, Renedy Singh, Mohammed Rafi, NP Pradeep joined the training-cum-conditioning camp...
  • Talent is in abundance in Santosh Trophy: Rafi March 1, 2013

    Kochi: Former India striker Mohammed Rafi feels that the 67th edition of the Santosh Trophy, missing big names, is actually a blessing in disguise for the youngsters. "It's true that the big names are missing in the Santosh Trophy nowadays. But I look at things from a different perspective. There...
  • Lata Mangeshkar was insecure of my father: Mohd Rafi's son September 27, 2012

    Legendary singer Mohammed Rafi's son Shahid has accused veteran playback singer Lata Mangeshkar of trying to malign his father's image. Lata, in a recent interview, claimed that Rafi, after a fallout with her over an issue of royalty, had written a letter of apology to her, adding that although the letter...
  • Dev Anand remembers late Mohammed Rafi July 31, 2011

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Dev Anand remembered Mohammed Rafi on his 31st death anniversary on Sunday, saying the legendary singer was one of the greatest souls. "Rafi's death anniversary is today but he is indeed immortal and (I) always feel he is around and in our hearts n soul I admire...
  • There will never be another Rafi: Shahid Rafi July 31, 2011

    New Delhi: The baadshah of Bollywood playback singing, Mohammed Rafi, who gave Indian cinema 40 golden years of haunting melodies, was one of the few survivors in the industry who lived through its hard glitter with his soul in place, says his son and biographer Shahid Rafi. Shahid, who is penning...
  • Asha Bhosle turns 77 September 8, 2010

    Asha Bhosle turns 77 today and age certainly isn't catching up with her- she has just unveiled new songs at a Mumbai radio station ...
  • Remembering Rafi August 2, 2010

    Several B-Town folk attended the launch of the Mohd Rafi Academy on Saturday which also marked the 30th death anniversary of the celebrated singer. His son Shahid Rafi has floated the venture, which will have well-known film folk imparting musical knowledge to students. The who's who of the industry were there...
  • Rediscovering magic of Mohd Rafi June 18, 2007

    Mumbai: He is perhaps the greatest voice the Hindi music industry has ever heard. And 25 years after his death, there are still some undiscovered melodies of the legendary singer Mohammed Rafi. "He is versatility personified,” said music composer Shameer Tandon. Six songs that were created for Sorry Madam, a film...