Images: The legends who were fans of Mohammed Rafi

Not enough is know about Mohd Rafi, who guarded his family and personal life fiercely from public glare. Three decades after his demise, his daughter-in-law Yasmin Rafi has come out with a memoir My Abba-Mohammed Rafi. Yasmin also shared a few of her favourite pictures of her father-in-law and his friends with Firstpost.

FP Staff November 24, 2012 14:00:33 IST
Images: The legends who were fans of Mohammed Rafi

 

Images The legends who were fans of Mohammed Rafi

Muhammad Ali hands over a plaque to Mohammed Rafi in an undated picture from Yasmin Rafi's collection.

 

Images The legends who were fans of Mohammed Rafi

Considered arch-rivals by the public, Mohd Rafi appreciated and encouraged Kishore Kumar extensively. This picture was taken when Kishore Kumar visited Rafi at his son's Khalid's place in London. Image courtesy: Yasmin Rafi.

 

Images The legends who were fans of Mohammed Rafi

Mohd Rafi shared a great rapport with the Kapoor patriarch Prithviraj Kapoor, seen here cutting a birthday cake. Image courtsey: Yasmin Rafi.

 

Images The legends who were fans of Mohammed Rafi

SD Burman and Mohd Rafi shared a long and cherished association. Image courtesy: Yasmin Rafi.

 

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