The boy had the blessings of a fakir who would wander around in his village singing songs. The boy would follow him around singing after him. One day the fakir picked him up and said: 'Son the world shall take your name with love and reverence people will aspire to become like you.' The boy grew up to be Mohammad Rafi. In this vivid biography Zia Imam tells us things we never knew about the greatest playback singer India's Hindi film industry has ever had.