December 24, 2020 is the 96th birth anniversary of Indian cinema’s legendary singer Mohammed Rafi. The late singer was considered one of the most influential singers of the Indian subcontinent. Be it peppy numbers, patriotic, romantic, qawwalis, ghazals or classical songs, they have sung a wide variety of tunes. Considered as one of the greatest singers, he was known for his versatility and range of voice. Fanne Khan Geet Badan Pe Stars: Anil Kapoor’s tribute to the late Mohammed Rafi, is a Delight to Watch.
Mohammed Rafi had a magical voice. Be it filmmakers, music companies or audiences, their hearts were ruled by everyone. He dominated all genres with his soulful voice and even today no one can exceed his popular numbers. On the occasion of his birth anniversary, let’s take a look at five evergreen songs by the legendary singer of Indian cinema.
what happened to your promise – He won the National Film Award for this song from the film How are you Kum Nahen, Composed by RD Burman. The song featuring Tariq Khan, Rishi Kapoor and Kajal Kiran is one of his most memorable tunes.
This moon lighted face – Mohammad Rafi has sung some hit songs for Shammi Kapoor and from this special track composed by OP Nayyar Bud of Kashmir Is a popular one.
Teri Bindiya Re – pride, There were many lovely tracks starring Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bhaduri, but the song was sung by Mohammad Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar and was liked by all music lovers even then.
Pink eyes which are your eyes – As mentioned earlier, Mohammed Rafi’s range of voice was magical and he could sing any style with perfection. The tempo of the song was a bit fast, but the legend once again showed its finesse and won the hearts of the audience.
Who will have to play – A romantic number from the film Taj Mahal Is an evergreen love song filmed on Pradeep Kumar and Bina Rai. A duet with Mohammad Rafi by Lata Mangeshkar.
These are some of the iconic tunes sung by the legendary Mohammad Rafi. His remarkable songs are still cherished today!
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