Untold facts about Mohammad Rafi’s most loved songs

Baar Baar Din Ye Aaye...Baar Baar Dil Ye Gaaye...Happy Birthday to you Rafiji! The industry and the world even believe that Mohammad Rafi indeed is the singer who is best known for divine songs. In one of the interviews, Manna Dey said, ‘Jo jadoo Rafi sahib ki awaz mein hain aur jo woh kar sakte hai woh aur koi nahi kar sakta’ and we couldn’t agree more. Let’s lose ourselves in the world full of love with Mohd Rafi songs
 

1. Taarif Karoon Kya Uski

While shooting this song, Shammi Kapoor had to approach Sharmila Tagore and in that process, he held her hand and clapped his way off the boat, falling in the lake. This was indeed a memorable incident that nobody on the sets would ever forget

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2. Kya Hua Tera Wada

Mohammad Rafi recorded very few songs during the ’70s but when he gave his comeback, nobody could resist but reward him with Filmfare and National Awards in 1977. For the song, ‘Kya Hua Tera Wada’ R.D. Burman was the music director. This song became so famous that it was performed at the Royal Albert Hall and Wembley Conference Centre in London 

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3. Chahe Koi Mujhe Junglee Kahe

Rafi Sahab let himself loose to be in congruency with Shammi Kapoor’s rakish and boisterous image, protecting him from all the drama. The pair proved to be inseparable in the industry. Later that year when ‘Chahe Koi Mujhe Junglee Kahe’ came out, the legendary Rafi beat all the classics during that period

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4. Baharo Phool Barsao

No song was left unrecognized when Rafiji graced them with his voice. His 'Baharon Phool Barsao' was voted as the most popular Hindi song in BBC Asia Network poll

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6. Tum Bin Jaaoon Kahaan

In the film Pyaar Ka Mausam, both Rafiji and Kishor Kumar were asked to sing the song ‘Tum Bin Jaaoon Kahaan’. The song needed to be sung by two different characters in the movie in different situations wherein Rafiji’s voice was used for Sashi Kapoor’s character and Kishore Kumar’s was suited for Bharat Bhushan. Turns out the version sung by Rafi became the most popular version of the decade

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