Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed RafiMohammed Rafi was a playback singer in Indian films. He is regarded as one of the Indian subcontinent’s greatest and most influential singers. Rafi’s songs ranged from fast peppy numbers to patriotic songs, sad numbers to highly romantic songs, qawwalis to ghazals, and bhajans to classical songs, and he was known for his versatility and range of voice. He was known for his ability to match his voice to the actor’s persona and style while lip-syncing the song in the movie.

He won four Filmfare Awards and one National Film Award for his work. The Government of India bestowed the Padma Shri award on him in 1967. Rafi received the “Best Singer of the Millennium” award from Hero Honda and Stardust magazine in 2001. Rafi was voted the Greatest Voice in Hindi Cinema in a CNN-IBN poll in 2013.

He recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films and sang songs in a variety of Indian and foreign languages, but primarily Urdu and Punjabi, which he spoke fluently. He recorded 7,405 songs in a variety of languages.

He sang in Konkani, Assamese, Bhojpuri, Odia, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Sindhi, Kannada, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Magahi, Maithili, and other Indian languages. He sang songs in a variety of languages, including English, Farsi or Persian, Arabic, Sinhala, Creole, and Dutch, in addition to Indian languages.

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