Mumbai: After the successful release of 101 MOHD. RAFI HITS featuring solo songs of Rafi Saab last year on his death anniversary, Shemaroo now brings forth his DUETS spread across 5 decades (from 1940s to early 1980s). The company releases 101 DUETS OF MOHD. RAFI – a 3 DVD pack to commemorate him on his 32nd Death anniversary on 31st July’12.
101 DUETS OF MOHD. RAFI features some of the finest work of the legendary singer. Rafi Saab’s duets with Asha Bhosle and Lata Mangeshkar like “Tere Husn ki Kya Taarif Karoon’ (Leader) & “Chhup Gaye Saare Nazaare (Do Raaste) to “Yaar Chulbula Hai” (Dil Deke Dekho) to “Goriyan Kahan Tera Des Re” (Caravan) are some unforgettable melodies that have cut across the boundaries of time. His songs with other female singers like Suraiya, Geeta Dutt, Suman Kalyanpur, Sulakshana Pandit ,Usha Mangeshkar & Usha Timothi are no less appreciated till date and form a part of this pack. His sang several duets with other male singers. A few of his cherished duets with Kishore Kumar, Mukesh, Manna Dey, Bhupinder, Narendra Chanchal are also featured in the DVD.
The other highlights of the compilation are rare songs like Rafi saab singing ‘Ta Ra Ri Ta Ra Ri” for Raj Kapoor in Dastaan, or the qawwali from JABSE TUMHEIN DEKHA HAI, which features brothers Shammi Kapoor & Shashi Kapoor together on screen. Duets from films like DO PREMEE, DHARAM KANTA & DEEDAR-E-YAAR ,which released after Rafi Saab’s death on 31st July, 1980 have also embellished this unique collection.
101 Duets of 101 MOHD. RAFI is a premium 3 DVD pack economically priced at Rs 299/-