`Diamonds Forever’ is a series of musical Programmes by Shri Siddhivinayak Publicity, Nagpur wherein we try to put the journey of legendary singers, music directors, lyricists, film directors, actors & actresses. In this series, to date, we have organised programs based on the work of legends like S.D. Burman-R D Burman, Gulzar, Khayyam, Rajesh Khanna, Kishore Kumar, Mohd. Rafi, Vishal Bharadwaj, Rishi Kapoor Anand Bakshi, Ajay-Atul, Bappi Lahiri, Mukesh, Kalyanji-Anandji, Amitabh Bachchan, Dev Anand, etc. This time we will be presenting songs sung by Mohd. Rafi.
Mohd. Rafi – the voice of God, as he is known has ruled over the heart of billions of music lovers. Rafi is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential singers of the Indian subcontinent. He was notable for his voice, versatility, and range; his songs were varied from fast peppy numbers to patriotic songs, sad numbers to highly romantic songs, qawwalis to ghazals and bhajans to classical songs. He was known for his ability to mold his voice to the persona and style of an actor, lip-syncing the song on screen in the movie. He has recorded songs for over a thousand Hindi films and has sung songs in various regional Indian languages as well as foreign languages.