Rafi - Bade Miya Deewane - Shagird [1967]

Description:

"Shagird" is a 1967 Indian Bollywood comedy film directed by Samir Gunguly. The film stars Joy Mukherjee and Saira Banu in lead roles. Other stars were IS Johar, Nasir Hussain, Achala Sachdev, Madan Puri and Asit Sen.Music is by Laxmikant Pyarelal and lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri........... Mohammed Rafi (Hindi: , Urdu: ; December 24, 1924 July 31, 1980), often addressed as Rafi Sahib, was an Indian playback singer whose career spanned four decades and is one of the most versatile male singers in the history of Indian cinema. Rafi sang in many Indian languages including Hindi, Urdu, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Sindhi, Kannada and Telugu. He also recorded English and Persian songs. He is primarily remembered, however, for his Hindi songs, which still remain very popular in India today and also among the Indian diaspora. He dominated the Bollywood music industry from the 1950s to the 1970s along with Mukesh, Manna Dey, and Kishore Kumar. Between 1950 and 1970, Rafi was one of the most sought after singers in Bollywood. In 1965, he was honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Sri award. Awards; * 2001 - Rafi was honored with the "best singer of the millennium" by Hero Honda and Stardust magazine in Mumbai on Jan 7, 2001. Government Awards; * 15Th Aug 1947 - Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru given hug after his song * 1948 - Rafi received a silver medal from the Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, on the first ...

achala sachdev

Bollywood actress Achala Sachdev passes away

Veteran actress Achala Sachdev passed away in Pune hospital today. She was 91. Achala was unwell for quite sometime. She starred in more than 130 movies. Known for her motherly roles in movies, Achala suffered fracture in her legs after she fell down in her kitchen in 2011. Soon she was d