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Mohammed Rafi Facts

During his heydays, Mohammad Rafi took playback singing in Bollywood to a sublime level with his masterful renditions. Rafi's colorful singing career is replete with facts and anecdotes that shed a light on his immense contribution to Hindi music. Following are some interesting facts and information on Mohd Rafi:
  • Apart from singing, Mohammed Rafi dabbled with acting as well. He had acted in couple of films, Laila Majnu (1945) and Jugnu (1947).
  • In the 1960 blockbuster Mughal-E-Azam, Mohammed Rafi sang the song "Ae Mohabbat Zindabad" with a chorus of 100 singers.
  • Rafi has rendered the maximum number of songs for the music director duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal -- a phenomenal total of 369 numbers, 186 of them being solos.
  • He has sung the maximum number of duets with Asha Bhonsle (female) and Manna Dey (male)
  • Rafi has a record number of Filmfare Award nominations (23). He won it six times.
  • His song "Jaan Pehechaan Ho" was used on the 2001 movie Ghost World soundtrack, and opens the film with the lead character dancing around in her bedroom to a video of the 1966 Indian film Gumnaam.

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