Madan Mohan There was such a famous composer of Hindi cinema who was famous for his Ghazals. Born on 25 June 1924, Madan Mohan’s full name was Madan Mohan Kohli. Serving as a soldier at a young age, Madan’s inclination towards music brought him to All India Radio. Madan Mohan, who was a famous music director in the 50s to 70s, composed many famous ghazals in Hindi films. On the birth anniversary of the musician, we tell you his famous 5 songs.
Talat Mahmood andIn the voice of Madan Mohan, many memorable ghazals were composed. You may not remember the 1962 film ‘Anpadh’, but the song ‘Aapki Nazaron Ne Samjha’ is still very much liked. Let me tell you-
Madan Mohan used to like Mohammed Rafi very much
Madan Mohan used to like singers from everyone but his most favorite singer was Mohammad Rafi. It is said that when Rishi Kapoor starrer film ‘Laila Majnu’ was being made, the name of Kishore Kumar was put forward for the singer, but Madan Mohan had clearly said that the voice of Majnu on the screen would be that of Rafi Sahib. Rafi Sahab also sang and the film proved to be a huge musical hit.
‘Lag Ja Gale’ was decorated with music by Madan Mohan.
The song ‘Lag Ja Gale’ decorated with the music of Madan Mohan is no less than it was in that era, even today.
Madan Mohan could not see the success of ‘Dhundta Hai Dil’
The song ‘Dhundta Hai Dil’ from the 1975 film ‘Mausam’ was written by Gulzar and composed by Madan Mohan. However, do not stay in the world to see its success.
29 years after the death of Madan Mohan, his tunes were composed
Madan Mohan left the world on 14 July 1975 while traveling a wonderful musical journey, but his tunes were amazing that were used in the 2004 film ‘Veer Zara’. Actually, Madan Mohan had narrated this tune to Javed Akhtar and wrote the song ‘Tere Liye’ in Javed Akhtar for this tune.
Madan Mohan may not be in the world but due to his miraculous melodious tunes, he is still alive in the hearts of music lovers and will always be.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : June 25, 2022, 06:00 IST