Master Madan

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Master Madan
Born Madan
(1927-12-28)28 December 1927
Khan Khana, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district
Died 5 June 1942(1942-06-05) (aged 14)
Other names The Ghazal King
Occupation singer
Musical career
Genres Ghazal
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1937–1941
Master Madan - Yun Na Reh Reh Kar Hamein Tarsaiye

Master Madan (Gurmukhi: ਮਾਸਟਰ ਮਦਨ; 28 December 1927 - 5 June 1942) was a talented Ghazal and geet singer of India of pre-independence era. During his life, he only recorded eight songs, and these are now commonly available. He was born 28 December 1927, in Khan Khana, a village in District Jalandhar District (now Nawanshahar) of the Punjab.[1] This village was found by reputed courtier of Akbar, Abdul Rahim Khan-i-khana, who was a prolific writer. He died on 5 June 1942,[1] reportedly due to mercury poisoning of his milk while at Shimla.

His eight songs are:

  • Bagaan wich peengan paiyaan (Punjabi)
  • Raavi de parle kandey (Punjabi)
  • Yun naa reh reh kar hamein tarsaaiye (Urdu Ghazal)
  • Heyrat se tak rahaay hain jahane wafaa mujhe (Urdu Ghazal)
  • Goree goree baiyaan (Thumri)
  • Mori bintee mano kanha re (Thumri)
  • Man ki man hi mahi rahi (Gurbani)
  • Chetnaa hei to chet le (Gurbani)


  1. ^ a b "A child prodigy: Master Madan". Academy of the Punjab in North America. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 

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