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Madan (Ramigani Madan Mohan Reddy alias R R Madan) is a Telugu film writer, director and producer. He was born and brought up in Madanapalli, Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. He has done his graduation from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi at Annie Besant Theosophical College, Madanapalli. He used to write short stories and direct play-lets during his college days. Later he moved to Hyderabad where the regional Film Industry in Telugu language is located. He has worked for 2 years as an assistant cameraman under Mr. S. Gopal Reddy, a popular film cameraman. Later he has worked as a co-writer for few films. He is currently regarded as one of the promising Script writers and Directors in the Telugu Film Industry for his creative thinking, innovative subjects and intellectual content.
In 2004, he became popular by the film Aa Naluguru one of the classic Telugu films, as a script writer. He penned story, screen play and dialogues for Aa Naluguru.- starring Rajendra Prasad. The movie has thought provoking message and received three Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Awards i.e. Best film, Best actor and Best character. In 2006, under his own banner "Aa Naluguru films," he had written, produced and directed Pellaina Kothalo starring Jagapathi Babu and Priyamani. The film was well received by the audience particularly by the youth and went on to become a super hit movie.
Madan is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
- Martin Madan (MP) (1700–1756), groom of the bedchamber to Frederick, Prince of Wales
- Falconer Madan (1851–1935), librarian of the Bodleian Library of Oxford University
- Jamshed Madan (1915–1986), Indian cricketer
- Jamshedji Framji Madan (1856–1923), Indian film and theatre magnate, one of the pioneers of film production in India
- José Óscar Sánchez Madan (b. 1961), Cuban journalist
- Judith Madan (1702–1781), English poet
- Martin Madan (1726–1790), English barrister, clergyman and writer
- Spencer Madan (1729–1813), English churchman
- Triloki Nath Madan (b. 1933), Indian academic
- Moti Lal Madan (b. 1939), Indian biotechnology researcher, veterinarian, academic and administrator
"Madan" is a song by French DJ and record producer Martin Solveig and Salif Keita. The song was released in France as a digital download on 16 June 2003. It was released as the lead single from his debut studio album Sur la terre (2002) The song was written by Martin Solveig and Salif Keita. The song peaked at number 37 on the French Singles Chart.