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    ! report abusehanif umarbhai bloch rajkotvi
    hanif umarbhai bloch rajkotviwrote on 14 Aug 2012

    Mohd. Rafi saab was very kind. He never asked music director how much money he will give. Sometimes he just took One Rupee token for singing! No one can reach upto his level, nor as a versatile singer & nor as a great person!

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    ! report abuseMaking things happen :)
    Making things happen :) wrote on 04 Apr 2010

    On 15Th Aug, 1947, Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru given hug after his song. In 1948, Rafi received a silver medal from the Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, on the first anniversary of the Indian Independence Day. In 1965, he was honoured with the Padmashri by the Government of India.

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    ! report abuseAmitava Bhattacharya
    Amitava Bhattacharyawrote on 03 Jan 2010

    On September 22, 2007 a shrine to Rafi designed by artist Tasawar Bashir was unveiled in Birmingham. Bashir is hoping that Rafi will attain sainthood as a result.

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    ! report abuseAmitava Bhattacharya
    Amitava Bhattacharyawrote on 03 Jan 2010

    A documentary about Rafis life is under production by The Films Division of India.

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    ! report abuseAmitava Bhattacharya
    Amitava Bhattacharyawrote on 03 Jan 2010

    The Padma Shri Mohammed Rafi Chowk in the Bandra suburb of Mumbai is named after Rafi. Lata Mangeshkar quotes on Rafi- " saral man ke insan Rafisab, bahut suriley the, yea meri khus kismati hai ke maine unke saath sabse jada gana gaye. gana kaise bhi wo aise ga lete the ke gana na samajhne wale bhi bah bah kar utht te the. Aise gayak bar bar janam nahi lete."

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    ! report abuseAmitava Bhattacharya
    Amitava Bhattacharyawrote on 03 Jan 2010

    Rafi's funeral procession was recorded on a very rainy day in Mumbai. A portion of that same recording has been used in one of the Hindi movie released later. It was one of the biggest funeral processions mumbai had ever witnessed, with over 10,000 people attending.

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    ! report abuseAmitava Bhattacharya
    Amitava Bhattacharyawrote on 03 Jan 2010

    Naushad wrote on Rafi's Death- " Goonjte hai teri awaz ameero ke mahal me. jhopro ki gharibon me bhi hay tere saaz, yu to apne mousiki par sab ka fakr hota hai magar ay mere saathi mousiki ko bhi aaz tujh paar naaz hai "

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    ! report abuseAmitava Bhattacharya
    Amitava Bhattacharyawrote on 03 Jan 2010

    Md rafi's last song was "Shaam phir kyun udaas hai dost" (Aas Paas), which he had recorded with Laxmikant-Pyarelal couple of days before his death.

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    ! report abuseSquare on the Hypotenuse
    Square on the Hypotenusewrote on 26 Jul 2009

    He won the filmfare award for best playback singer in 1977 for the song "Kya Huaa Tera Vaada" from the film hum kisise kum nahin.

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    ! report abusemithun shetty
    mithun shettywrote on 02 Jun 2009

    Mohd rafi had done playback singing for Kishore Kumar for 2 of his films Bade sarkar and Raagini

 

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