Madan Theatres in the News

Jahanara Kajjan at Madan Theatres

The Hindu Times from 24th December carries a fascinating article on the career of Jahanara Kajjan, a singer and actor who was active in the 1930s.

Pran Neville writes: “As a young lad in Lahore, I dimly remember, seeing her in Madan Theatres’ “Laila Majnu” (1931). I recall its roaring publicity through splash of posters and eye-catching hoardings all over the city with dazzling pictures of Miss Kajjan…”

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This website is still under construction but the aim is to establish a useful resource for people looking to find out more about J F Madan and his work in film, theatre and business. The site is maintained by relatives of J F Madan.

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