Mohammed Rafi Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Secrets, Affairs, Images, Marriage, Phone number.

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Mohammed Rafi
Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi was one of the greatest and most influential singers of India.

Mohammed Rafi Bio/wiki

Name Mohammed Rafi
Nick namePheeko
ProfessionPlayback Singer
Date of Birth24-Dec-24
Zodiac/Sun SignCapricorn
Birth PlaceLahore, Punjab, then British India (now in Punjab, Pakistan)
Home townLahore, Punjab, then British India (now in Punjab, Pakistan)
Mother TongueNot known
Parents/ FatherHajji Ali Mohammed
Mother Allah Rakhi
BrotherMohammed Safi, Mohammed Deen, Mohammed Ismail, Mohammed Ibrahim, Mohammed Siddique
SisterChirag Bibi, Reshma Bibi
Mohammed Rafi

Personal Life

SchoolNot known
CollegeNot Known
Education Not known
Contact numberNot known
AddressNot known
CasteNot known
CarFiat Padmini, Empala
HobbiesPlaying Badminton, Carom and flying kites
DebutPlayback singer: Aji dil ho kaabu mein (Song)/ Gaon Ki Gori (Film)
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Rafi Wife

Marital Status/Affairs

Marital StatusMarried
AffairsBilquis Bano
SpouseBasheera Bibi (First Wife)
Bilquis Bano (Second Wife)
Children Saeed (First Wife)
Khalid, Hamid, Sahid (Second Wife)


SalaryNot known
Networth$20-30 million

Physical Status

Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weightin kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds- 187 lbs
FigureNot known
Shoe sizeNot known
Hair colorBlack (Semi- bald)
Eyes colorBlack
Skin colorFair

Mohammed Rafi Favorites

Favorite food Not known
Favorite SongNot known
Favorite ActorKishore Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Raj Kapoor, 
Dilip Kumar
Favorite ActressMadhubala, Rekha, Sadhna, Nargis Dutt
Favorite SingersK. L. Saigal, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle,
Manna Dey
Favorite PlaceAgra
Favorite MovieMughal-E-Azam, Aradhana, Guide, An Evening in Paris.

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Mohammed Rafi Some Lesser-Known Facts

  • Does Mohammed Rafi smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Mohammed Rafi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He learned classical music from Ustad Abdul Wahid Khan, Pandit Jiwan Lal Mattoo and Firoze Nizami.
  • In 1941, Rafi was invited by All India Radio, Lahore station, to sing for them.
  • In 1941, he made his debut in Lahore as a playback singer in the duet “Soniye Nee, Heeriye Nee” with Zeenat Begum in the Punjabi film ‘Gul Baloch’ (released in 1944) and made his Hindi debut with a song “Aji dil ho kaabu mein to dildar ki Aisi taisi” for the film Gaon Ki Gori in 1945.
  • In 1944, Rafi moved to Mumbai and lived with Hameed Sahab in a rented ten-by-ten-feet room in the crowded downtown, Bhendi Bazar area.
  • He considered K. L. Saigal as his idol and was also influenced by G. M. Durrani. In the early phase of his career, he often followed their style of singing.
  • In 1948, after the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, the team of Husanlal Bhagatram-Rajendra Krishan and Rafi had overnight created the song “Suno Suno Ae Duniyawalon, Bapuji Ki Amar Kahani.” He was then invited by Jawaharlal Nehru, to sing at his house.
  • He worked with various eminent Music Composers such as Naushad, S.D. Burman, Shankar-Jaikishan, O.P. Nayyar, Ravi, Laxmikant-Pyarelal and many more.
  • The last song of Rafi was “Shaam Phir Kyun Udaas Hai Dost, Tu Kahin Aas Paas Hai Dost”, for the composer Laxmikant- Pyarelal, that was recorded just hours before his death.
  • In June 2010, Rafi along with Lata Mangeshkar was voted the most popular playback singer in the Outlook Music Poll, conducted by Outlook magazine.
  • Shahid Rafi and Sujata Dev wrote his official biography tilted, ‘Mohammed Rafi: Golden Voice of the Silver Screen,’ which was launched on his 91st birth anniversary.
  • The ‘Padma Shri Mohammed Rafi Chowk’ in the Bandra suburbs of Mumbai was named after him.

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