Rafi’s death anniversary observed

LAHORE, July 31 (APP): The 37th death anniversary of
most famous singer of the Indo-Pak, Muhammad Rafi was observed
here on Monday.
A condolence reference was organized for late Muhammad
Rafi at Baari Studio, where a large number of artists and
singers paid homage to the legendry singer of the sub-continent.
The charismatic voice of Muhammad Rafi was still touching
the hearts of people in India and Pakistan. He had sung thousands
of songs in films in his 40 years singing career.
Muhammad Rafi was born on December 24, 1924 in Amratsar
and he was youngest among his siblings.
Later, he migrated to Lahore, where he had sung his first
song in a Punjabi film ‘Gul Boluch’ in 1941. However, he earned
fame when he vocalised the songs of Shaukat Hussain Rizvi’s film
‘Jugno’ in 1947.
Muhammad Rafi said good bye to his singing career after
performing Haj Bait Ullah in 1972, dispite his Hindu friends
opposed his decision.