The Late Madan Mohan | late shri Madan Mohan
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When The Eyes
(1950) was being produced, everyone discouraged us - the studio staff, even the technicians working in the film. I approached Lata Mangeshkar
to sing for me. I don't know the full details, but I believe some people went to her and said that I was no good as a music director and she should not sing for me. I failed to persuade her to accede to my request. Later, she sung my ...
Madan inherited his love and talent of music from his mother, Bhagwanti Devi, who was a poet and great admirer of music. Her father, Hakim Yograj, was a famous doctor in Chakwal (a town in the Jhelum district of Pakistani Punjab) who was also a music connoisseur.
His favourite form of poetry was the Persian "ghazal," and so his music is modelled in the style and form of the ghazals, earning him the title of the ghazal king.
The Ghazal King