Remembering Mohammed Rafi on his 37th death anniversary: His soulful songs that will never fade

The charm of his golden voice made everyone from Manmohan Desai to Rishi Kapoor call him the “Voice of God”. The emotions in his voice made the song come alive.
Mohammed Rafi death anniversary
Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi 01 Aug 2017, 12:23 AM IST

The man with the golden voice, Mohammed Rafi, needs no introduction. His name is taken with utmost regard by music lovers and singers. He gave his voice to many soulful numbers that will be remembered till eternity. From romantic songs to sad lamentations to qawwalis, there was nothing that Rafi couldn’t sing. The industry lost this gem on July 31, 1980. On the legendary singer’s 37th death anniversary, listen to some of his melodious tracks that will take you down memory lane.

Kya Hua Tera Wada

The song is from the film Yaadon Ki Baaraat. It was sung by Mohammed Rafi and Sushma Shrestha. Rafi won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer for his rendition. 

Baharon Phool Barsao

Who can forget this beautiful song? The romantic track was from film Suraj and featured Vyjayanthimala and Rajendra Kumar in the lead.

Yeh Reshmi Zulfein

The song was from 1969 film Do Raaste that featured Mumtaz and Rajesh Khanna. The beautiful lyrics in the soothing voice of Rafi is a treat to all music lovers.

Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko

The song was sung by Asha Bhosle and Mohammed Rafi. It was from Yaadon Ki Baaraat. Looking at the popularity of the song, many singers crooned their own versions but the one in Rafi’s voice is still the best.  

Gulabi Aankhein

 

The song by the legendry singer was an instant hit. The song was picturised on Rajesh Khanna and Nanda. It was from 1970 film The Train.

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