Veteran singer Mohammed Rafi still rules the heart of people with his melodious songs. Today on 31st July is his death anniversary. On 31st July 1980, the singer left us after he recorded a song for the film Aas Paas Mohammed Rafi was awarded the Padma Shri award by the Government of India in the year 1967 and He received six Filmfare Awards and one National Film Award for his iconic career in Bollywood.
Here are the most popular songs of the legendary Mohammed Rafi.
Mohammed Rafi sang in many languages which include Assamese, Konkani, Bhojpuri, English, Persian, Dutch, Spanish, Telugu, Maithili, Urdu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Marathi, Bengali, etc.and recorded as many as 7405 songs in many languages.
In 2001, Rafi was honored with the "Best Singer of the Millennium" title by Hero Honda and Stardust magazine.
In the song "Humko Tumse Ho Gaya Hai Pyaar Kya Karein" (Amar Akbar Anthony), Rafi sang one song with Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, and Mukesh, the most legendary singers in Bollywood.
In 1962-1963, the popular female playback singer Lata Mangeshkar raised the issue of playback singers' share in the royalties and didn't talk to each other for six years because of their difference.