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Remembering The Legendary Mohammed Rafi Through His Musical Delights

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| December 24 , 2017 , 12:16 IST

The versatile singer who won over the entire nation with his soulful music and distinctive talent, Mohammed Rafi has become immortal with the power of his timeless songs. The experimental bug in the vocalist explored various genres from romantic numbers, qawwalis to ghazals and bhajans and aced them all.

The master of multiple languages, Rafi lent his voice for over  5 thousand numbers in Hindi, English, Farsi, Arabic, Sinhalese, Creole and Dutch over the span of 40 years. Despite his soul leaving the world at the mere age of 55, his heartfelt music has kept him alive in the hearts of his admirers. The Padma Shri recipient has crooned for almost every A-list actor of his time.

Remembering the legendary artist on his 93rd birth anniversary, we bring o you some of his extraordinary tracks which will take you on an exemplary musical journey.

  1. Kya Hua Tera Wada

The beautiful song gracefully captures the pain of a lover who has been denied the destiny by his own beloved. Only Rafi could have brought such depth to the meaningful lyrics.

  1. Ye Duniya Ye Mahfil

Lending voice to Kaifi Azmi's lyrics for Raj Kumar's 'Heer Ranjha' proved to be the best decision for Mohammed Sahb when the song became the voice of millennials.

  1. Yeh Chand Sa Roshan Chehra

Kashmir Ki Kali's legendary song which became the most memorable song of Shammi Kapoor's life was also sung in the voice of Rafi.

  1. Teri Bindiya Re

His pairing with the nightingale Lata Mangeshkar was highly appreciated during the 70s, thanks to the sweet amalgamation of their subtle voices.

  1. Gulabi Aankhein Jo Teri

The legend brought out his A-game for this extraordinary track which still attracts the singers and composers, however, none are able to match the master's level.