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11-26-2012, 11:13 PM #1
Rafi sang great songs without technological support, says Big BPraising legendary singer Mohammad Rafi, megastar Amitabh Bachchan has said it was amazing how Rafi saab sang as melodiously as he did in absence of technology.
Big B spoke at the launch of "Mohammed Rafi My Abba - A Memoir", a book written by the singer's daughter-in-law Yasmin Rafi, here Sunday.
"When we look at the great amount of work that he has left behind, we must be astonished now because Rafi saab rendered the songs at a time when the support of the technology was not there," said Amitabh.
"Today's music directors and technicians and singers, with all due respect, have the benefit of technology. You sing slightly 'besura' and there is a lovely machine that puts you in tune," added the 70 year old, who has himself crooned some of his own songs.
The actor says he has great admiration for Rafi, "because he lived through a time and performed through a time when he was not supported by the modern technology that we have today"....being a human...