He and his wife Shobha have three children. His son Naveen Madhav is a playback singer in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film and twin sons Rajan Madhav, a film director, and Sajan Madhav, a music composer in Telugu, Malayalam and Tamil films. Yakshiyum njanum was the debut movie of Sajan Madhav as composer in Malayalam. Earlier he composed orchestration for the songs of Kalabham and also helped in orchestration of many songs composed by Raveendran.
He composed and produced under Sreekumaran Thampi music style. His music is best in it's genre of the movies it is in. His music in movies like Kanmaniye pesu, Thaye nee thunai, Malare kurinji malare, 827ec27edc