The Late Madan Mohan | late shri Madan Mohan
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It is usually very difficult for a music director to get unusual song situations and one is quite thrilled and inspired for better composition when a novel song situation turns out to be a novel situation.
Once, a young Madan brought to the A.I.R. (Bombay) studio a nine-year-old girl to audition for a radio programme. He told the executive that the girl could sing well, but when she was in front of an audience, she broke down sobbing. Madan wiped her tears and took her away. The next week, he brought the girl back with him and this time, she sang well and got a standing ovation. The girl was a ...
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