Mohammed Rafi is considered as one of the most influential singers in the history of Indian music. He is remembered for his versatility and wide range of songs that have gone on to be chartbusters. In the year 1967, he was honoured with the Padma Shri Award by the Government of India. He is one of the few singers who have recorded songs in various regional languages as well. Here is a list of best songs sung by the singer.
Abhi Na Jao Chhod Kar is one of the most popular songs from Mohammed Rafi’s career. The song is from 1961 hit film Hum Dono. The film was also relaunched after 50 years in a colour print. It was later on even re-created by various artists. It was composed by legendary music composer Jaidev and the lyrics were penned by Sahir Ludhianvi.
Jo Wada Kiya is one of the most loved romantic tracks by the Indian audience. The melodious voices of Mohammed Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar created magic with this song. It was a milestone in their career. It was composed by legendary music director Roshan and lyrics were given by Sahir Ludhianvi. It received the Filmfare Award for Best Music as well as for Best Lyricist. The award-winning music gained a lot of attention at that time and is still fresh in the minds of people.
The mind-blowing vocals of Mohammed Rafi and Asha Bhosle made this song one of the most remarkable works by R.D Burman. The song was from the 1973 blockbuster film Yaadon Ki Baaraat. The film is still remembered for its popular soundtrack. The song has left a great legacy for all the aspiring musicians as well as singers.
Mohammed Rafi and R.D Burman have delivered many super-hit songs and Chand Mera Dil Chandni Ho Tum is one of them. It is from the musical drama film Hum Kisi Se Kum Naheen. Mohammed Rafi won the National Film Award for the Best Male Playback Singer in the year 1977. The film was a super-hit at the box office.
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