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Mangalore: Mohammed Rafi Foundation Launched in City


Mangalore: Mohammed Rafi Foundation Launched in City 
Daijiworld Media Network – Mangalore (RD)
 

Mangalore, Apr 23: Padmashree Mohammed Rafi Foundation was inaugurated during a function held at Lions Seva Mandir here, recently. MLA U T Khader inaugurated the foundation.  

Managing trustee Pascal Baptist Pinto lauded the musical talent of Bollywood legendary singer the late Mohammed Rafi. Mumbai Rafi Foundation chairman Binu Nair, Dakshina Kannada District Congress Committee (DCC) vice-president Ivan D’Souza, Inland Infrastructure Developers Private Limited managing director Siraj Ahmed, MUDA former chairman Suresh Ballal and former deputy superintendent of police Sharief were present on the dais. 

Foundation trustees Mohammed Hanif, Vittoba Bhandarkar, Abdul Majeed Sooralpady, U B Abdul Salim Ullal, Badruddin Panambur, Naseema Hanif and Arshad Vorkady among others were present. 

A musical concert as a tribute to the late legendary singer Mohammed Rafi was staged by city’s ace singer Mohammed Hanif after the stage programme.

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  • iqbal patel, woodford green, essex,uk

    Thu, Dec 31 2015

    I am a great fan of mod rafi ever since I was in india back in 60.i used to lisen to binaca geet mala evry Wednesday. I love to tune rafi songs in whistle which is very rear I can sing in whistle the dil ek mandir hai.( yaad na jae beate dinoki and many more songs but I never have the oppontunety to sing through microphone.wher ever I go to indian shopes I just sing rafi songs in whistle and people love it.i realy miss rafi saab just imagen if he was alive during the digital technology. I have a song of baju bawra transfer in to digital of his tour of London during 1975 that song sound so beautiful when I play on my hifi. may god bless this unblivable un fogotable singer which no other country or even india can produce ever bone again. long live rafi saab and his songs.

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  • sasikumar kallidumbil, tellicherry

    Sun, Jan 19 2014

    You have done a fantastic work.let Letmore rafi foundations sprang up for this legendary singer who have struck a chord in the hearts of millions of
    Music lovers

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  • shammi,

    Wed, May 29 2013

    Great work, I hope more foundations are opened in the memory of the great Mohd Rafisaheb. Keep up the good work!

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  • Binu Nair, Mumbai

    Tue, May 4 2010

    IF THE MUSIC IS GOOD
    THE HEART WILL SING
    IF A RAFI SONG,
    MILLIONS WILL SING......
    ===============
    ENJOY RAFI-LATA NUMBERS ON 23 MAY SUNDAY AT MUMBAIS DINANATH HALL AT 8.30 PM.....

    BY RAFI FOUNDATION.

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  • jasbir singh zando, punjab/kolkata

    Tue, May 4 2010

    Rafisaab voice is a great magic n magnetic even attracts the laymen who do not know music..he is already bharat ka rattan...our govt is in deep slumber..kudos to binu nair for carrying his magic to all corners of india...long live rafi saab mesmerised voice...even thousands of present day singers can not make one rafi...we adore,worship n keep him in place of our god..

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  • zakira iqbal, mangalore,abudhabi

    Tue, May 4 2010

    congratulations and best wishes to mohammed rafi foundation

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  • Binu Nair, Mumbai

    Mon, May 3 2010

    RAFI IS BHARAT KA RATNA.....
    YUG AAYENGE AUR YUG JAAYENGE
    PAR RAFI SAAHEB KE GAANE CHALTE RAHENGE.

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  • Rajprakash Ratnam, Mangalpady(native place)

    Mon, May 3 2010

    Wow!!! What a wonderful work at Mangalore. Mohammed Rafi's voice can bring back the old golden days of "BHAI CHARA" back to Dakshina Kannada Jilla. God be with all those who made
    this possible.Best of Luck

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  • Piroe M.A., Holland

    Tue, Apr 27 2010

    I'm very glad to see this foundation launched in Manglore. My best wishes to Mr. Binu Nair who I Admire. I'm so happy that fans are keeping Rafi Sahebs name "Zindah". Kaamyaabi aap sab ke kadam Chomme...Gush Raho....

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  • JAWAID NASEEM, KOLKATA

    Mon, Apr 26 2010

    Kabhi kabhi alfaaz chhote pad jaate hain baday logon ki taarif ke liye ya kuchh bahut baday kaam ke liye. Un tamaam logon ko jo is kaam mein shaamil hain main mubarakbaad deta hoon.

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  • preethi devadiga, mangalore/padil/kuwait

    Sun, Apr 25 2010

    what to comment.keep up the goodwork.i have always seen that MR. PASCAL PINTO WORKS HARD BEHIND THE SCENE.here in kuwait or in india he always help the needy people.there is no religion for him. when some one is in trouble.he always stood by the person whenever they face problems.he is the great human being i have ever seen,daijiworld should honuor such personalities.thanks. this is my views other wise dont feel bad.

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  • Harikishan, Hyderabad

    Sun, Apr 25 2010

    It is nice to see that Rafi Foundation started in Managalore.
    My Best wishes to the Foundation .
    Khoob gavo khushi manavo.

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  • ASHRAF HUSSAIN, Mangalaore/ saudi / australia

    Sat, Apr 24 2010

    Congrats, Lions Seva Mandir....
    Keep Going.

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  • abdul salam, mangalore/dubai

    Fri, Apr 23 2010

    great work Lions Seva Mandir

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