|BIRTHDAY||24 December, 1924|
|BIRTH PLACE||Kotla Sultan Singh , Amritsar , Punjab|
|AGE (in 1980)||55 Years Old|
A versatile and legendary playback singer, Mohammed Rafi was born on 24-December-1924 in Kotla Sultan Singh, Amritsar in the state of Punjab, India. He was one of the most prominent singers of the Indian Bollywood industry and had his stronghold over Hindi songs.
Starting his career from the year 1944, the eminent evergreen singing sensation, Mohammed Rafi, is one name which is and will always be taken with full respect. His voice became the soothing and calming element in everyone's life, who helped people change their mood from sad to happy and a cold to warm and emotional atmosphere.
Having sung in almost every Indian language, the super star has given his melodious voice to a total of 7, 400 songs. From patriotic, to sad, to romantic, to ghazals, to qawwalis, Mohammad Rafi has sung almost every type of song. His singing style was completely unique, which helped in stand ahead from the other singers. He was not only a singer but a legend and a super star in himself. Everyone in the industry wanted to work with him, because his voice carried the tag of success with it.
For his versatility and voice quality, he has been awarded with a number of recognitions, along with Padma Shri, given by the Government of India.
|AWARD NAME||AWARD CATEGORY||RECEIPT YEAR||RECEIPT FIELD|
|Padma Shri||Civilian Award||1967||Arts|
Mohammed Rafi died on 31-July-1980 in Mumbai, India, because of a massive cardiac arrest.
|DEATHDAY||DEATH PLACE||DEATH COUNTRY|
|31 July, 1980||Mumbai, Maharashtra||India|