The Late Madan Mohan | late shri Madan Mohan
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The mysteries of the mind, the interpretations of dreams and the monumental probing into certain aspects of my thoughts provoked me to concentrate on film music. Music was in my blood. Nothing could curb it from coming out. Destiny decided that I part with my musical gift to music lovers.
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