Rafi - Yeh Mana, Dil Jise Dhoonde - Zimbo [1958]

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"Zimbo" [1958] is an Indian Hindi film directed by Homi Wadia. Starring Azaad Irani [Zimbo], Pedro The Chimpanzee, Chitra, Krishna Kumari, Achala Sachdev, Kanchanamala and Sardar Mansur. Music is by Chitragupta [Chitra Gupta]. 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. On Thursday, July 31, 1980, Rafi died at 10:50 pm, following a massive heart attack. His last song was "Shaam phir kyun udaas hai dost" (Aas Paas), which he had recorded with Laxmikant-Pyarelal couple of hours before his death. He was survived by four sons (Saeed Rafi, Khalid Rafi, Hamid Rafi, Shahid Rafi), 3 daughters (Parveen, Nasreen, Yasmin) and 18 ...

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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