Mohammed Rafi

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Mohammed Rafi (24 December 1924 – 31 July 1980) was one of the most popular and respected playback singers of India. He was one of the most versatile singers: his songs ranged from classical numbers to patriotic songs, sad lamentations to highly romantic numbers, qawwalis to ghazals and bhajans. He was known for his ability to mould his voice to the persona of the actor lip-synching the song. Between 1950 and 1970, Rafi was the most sought after singer in the Hindi film industry, Rafi received six Filmfare Awards and one National Film Award. In 1967, he was honoured with the Padma Shri award by the Government of India.

Rafi is primarily noted for his songs in Hindi, over which he had a strong command. He sang in other Indian languages including Assamese, Konkani, Bhojpuri, Oriya, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Sindhi, Kannada, Gujarati, Telugu, Maghi, Maithili and Urdu. Apart from Indian languages, he also sang songs in English, Persian, Spanish, and Dutch.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Legends - Mohd. Rafi - The Virtuoso - 2 Mohammed Rafi 1
Legends - Mohd. Rafi - The Virtuoso - 5 Mohammed Rafi 1
Legends, Volume 3 Mohammed Rafi 1
Love Songs Lata Mangeshkar & Mohammed Rafi 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Mohd. Rafi in a classical mood Mohammed Rafi 1
1998 The Golden Collection: Duets, Volume III Lata Mangeshkar & Mohammed Rafi 1
2004 The Rough Guide to Bollywood Legends: Mohd. Rafi Mohammed Rafi 1
Bollywood's Golden Voices: Mohammed Rafi Mohammed Rafi 1
Evergreen Hits of Mohammed Rafi Mohammed Rafi 1
Evergreen Hits of Mohammed Rafi Mohammed Rafi 1
Golden Collection Mohammed Rafi 1
Golden Collection: Rafi and Lata Lata Mangeshkar & Mohammed Rafi 1
Great Artiste Great Hits Mohammed Rafi 1
Legends, Volume 4 Lata Mangeshkar & Mohammed Rafi 1
Mohammed Rafi - The Golden Collection, Volume II Mohammed Rafi 1
Songs of Love Mohammed Rafi Mohammed Rafi 1
The Premium Collection Mohammed Rafi 1
The Virtuoso Mohammed Rafi 1
Yahoo! Volume 2 Mohammed Rafi 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1970 Lalkaar Mohammed Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Manhar Udhas, Mala Sinha, Mahendra Kapoor & Poornima 1
Golden Collection Mohammed Rafi 1

Other + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1982 Bheegi Palkein Mohammed Rafi, Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Amit Kumar & Sushree Sangeeta 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Best of Mohammed Rafi Mohammed Rafi 1
Legends - Lata Mangeshkar & Mohammed Rafi Lata Mangeshkar & Mohammed Rafi 1
Legends Mohd Rafi Mohammed Rafi 1
Legends of the Five Rivers - Mohd. Rafi (Punjabi) Mohammed Rafi 1
Rafi Ke Bhoole Bisre Geet Mohammed Rafi 2

Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Golden Coolection Of Lata Rafi - Volume II Lata Mangeshkar & Mohammed Rafi 1
Yaaaahoooo!! Mohammed Rafi 1

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