'People say my father was scared of Kishore Kumar. That is untrue. There are so many songs that my father told the composers to let some other singer sing because they too are good.' Shahid Rafi, Mohammed Rafi's youngest son, remembers the singing legend in this interview with Patcy N/Rediff.com When my father was alive, we never thought of him as a big and popular singer. We knew he was famous, but for us he was just a father, we never felt he was a celebrity. Once in a while our teachers ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Mohammed Rafi with his wife Bilquis, and children Yasmin, Shahid and Nasreen. 'Laxmikant-Pyarelal called upon Abba to ask him to sing this ghazal. "Please sing this ghazal for us. The producer is keen that only you should sing this ghazal, so that it will have the desired effect. But he doesn't have money enough to pay you".' Abba's heart was bound to melt on hearing this. He consented immediately. His daughter-in-law Yasmin K Rafi remembers the legendary Mohammed Rafi who would have ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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