Inspiring Story about famous Indian Singer Mohammed Rafi – This is how someone recognized the talent in him

Inspiring Story about famous Indian Singer Mohammed Rafi – This is how someone recognized the talent in him
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Mohammed Rafi’s family originally belonged to Kotla Sultan Singh, a village near present-day Amritsar in Punjab, India.

Rafi began singing by imitating the chants of a fakir in the streets of his native village Kotla Sultan Singh where his family lived.

Rafi’s father moved to Lahore in 1935, where he ran a men’s salon in Noor Mohalla in Bhatti Gate.

His elder brother, Mohammad Deen, had a friend, Abdul Hameed, who recognised the talent in Rafi in Lahore and encouraged him to sing.

Abdul Hameed later convinced the family elders to let Rafi move to Mumbai; he accompanied him in 1944.

He made his Hindi film debut in Gaon Ki Gori in 1945.

Source: Wikipedia

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