The Late Madan Mohan | late shri Madan Mohan
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The situation for a song should inspire the music director to compose original tunes. If the song situation is good, any music director whose compositions are usually of a good standard will be able to do full justice to it and turn in a tune which has every chance of becoming a hit. Basically I am an emotional man and any song with an emotional approach inspires and spurs me to do something ...
Madan originally wanted to do music composition after leaving school. At his father's insistence, however, he underwent a year at Colonel Brown's Military High School in Dehradun. He later joined the army in 1943 as a Second Lieutenant/artillery man, and was stationed in Bangalore for two years (till the end of World War II). He considered his service in the army as a fruitful period of his life ...
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