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Remembering Rafi-saab: My Abba

Yasmin Rafi, daughter-in-law of singer Mohammed Rafi, presents a special profile of the man behind the songs.

To mark 35 years since India lost one of it's most beloved, influential and prolific voices, Mohammed Rafi, his self-confessed biggest fan - and daughter-in-law - Yasmin Khalid Rafi presents this special to give an insight of the man behind the songs.

Credited with singing over 25,00 songs in 11 different languages in a career spanning 35 years, Mohd Rafi is one of Indian cinema's most enduring names and has influenced every generation of playback singers since his death in 1980.

In this Asian Network Presents, Remembering Rafi-saab - My Abba, Yasmin Rafi talks candidly about her childhood as a fan of Rafi's music to suddenly becoming his daughter-in-law after her uncle arranged her marriage with his son Khalid.

She reminisces about the quiet man she shared a home with who shunned celebrity and accolades to remain a humble and religious man till his untimely death.

Painting an intimate portrait of Mohd Rafi, Yasmin Rafi, who has also written a book to commemorate her father-in-law, picks a selection of songs which she regards as her Abba's finest.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Mohammed Rafi

    Likhe Jo Khat Tujhe

    • Kanyadaan.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Pardah Hai Pardah

    • Amar Akbar Anthony/Naseeb.
    • Music India.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Pyar Ki Raah Dikha Duniya Ko

    • Lambe Haath.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Mujhe Dard-E-Dil Ka Pata Na Tha

    • Aakash Deep.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Subhan Allah Haseen Chehra

    • Kashmir Ki Kali.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Tere Dar Pe Aaya Hoon

    • Laila Majnu.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Aap Aye Bahaar Ayee

    • Aap Aye Bahaar Ayee.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Aise To Na Dekho

    • Teen Devian.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Yahoo! Chahe Mujhe Koi Junglee Kahen

    • Junglee.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Badan Pe Sitare Lipate Hua

    • Prince.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Tumse Izhare-Haal Kar Baithe

    • Mere Mehboob.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi & Asha Bhosle

    O Haseena Zulfon Wali

    • Teesri Manzil.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    O Dilbar Janiye

    • Hasina Maan Jayegi.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Tujhe Kya Sunaoon Main Dilruba

    • Aakhri Dao.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Nache Man Mora Magan

    • Meri Surat Teri Ankhen.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Yeh Duniya Agar Mil Bhi Gaye

    • Pyaasa.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Yeh Duniya Yeh Mehfil

    • Heer Raanjha.
    • Saregama.
  • Mohammed Rafi

    Chahoonga Main Tujhe Saanj Savere

    • Dosti.
    • Saregama.

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