Tabassum Biography In Hindi was born in the year 1944 in Mumbai. His father’s name was Ayodhya Nath Sachdev and mother’s name was Asgari Begum. Tabassum’s father was an Indian freedom fighter and mother was also a freedom fighter, journalist and author. Her father named her Tabassum keeping in mind the religious sentiments of his wife, while the mother named the daughter Kiran Bala keeping in mind the religious sentiments of her husband. According to the pre-marriage documents, Tabassum’s official name is Kiran Bala Sachdev.
‘Chhoti Nargis’ made on screen
Tabassum worked as a child artist in the film ‘Nargis’ in the year 1947. In the same year she appeared in ‘Manjhadhar’, ‘Mera Suhaag’ and in the year 1949 in ‘Badi Behan’. After this, in 1951, she played the childhood role of Nargis in the movie ‘Deedar’ directed by Nitin Bose. The hit song ‘Bachpan Ke Din Bhula Na Dena’ is picturized on Tabassum, sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Shamshad Begum.
also worked as an actress
The following year, she appeared in Vijay Bhatt’s directorial debut Baiju Bawra, in which she played the childhood role of Meena Kumari. He has also worked in the popular movie ‘Phir Wahi Dil Laya Hoon’. It featured Joy Mukherjee and Asha Parekh. She was also in the beautiful song ‘Aji Qibla Mohtarma’. After the break, Tabassum worked as an actress in films.
Hosted the show for 21 years
Tabassum also hosted the first Indian television talk show, Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan. This show was on air from 1972 to 1993 i.e. for about 21 years. It was produced by Doordarshan Kendra Mumbai and used to interview celebrities from the film industry. This show became very famous. The show also gave birth to a career. Tabassum was also the editor of the famous magazine Grihalakshmi for 15 years. He also wrote several joke books.
In the year 1985, Tabassum directed her first movie ‘Tum Par Hum Kurbaan’. He wrote the story himself and was also the producer himself. In 2006, she returned to the television world with Rajshree Productions’ Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Radha Ek Shyam. She was also a judge on the reality stand-up comedy show Ladies Special (2009).
used to share old videos on youtube
Tabassum continued to do TV interviews and was doing a TV show. He also launched his own channel on YouTube named ‘Tabassum Talkies’, which features old memories, celebrity interviews, jokes and poetry, and much more.
Johnny Lever was introduced
You would hardly know that it was Tabassum who introduced Johnny Liver as a comedian on screen for the first time from the movie ‘Tum Par Hum Kurbaan’. Today Johnny Lever is a famous actor and comedian in the Hindi film industry.
Married to Arun Govil’s brother
Tabassum married Vijay Govil, the elder brother of TV actor Arun Govil, who became popular by playing Ram in the serial ‘Ramayana’. His son Hoshang Govil has also worked in films. Hoshang’s daughter Khushi i.e. Tabassum’s granddaughter also made her Bollywood debut with ‘Hum Phir Miley Na Miley’.