Tun Tun was a popular playback singer and actor-comedienne of bollywood. She is often called the 'first woman comedienne of Hindi cinema.
Personal Profile (Personal Biography)
Uma Devi Khatri
Date Of Birth:
July 11, 1923(1923-07-11)
Uttar Pradesh, India
Film Background (Filmography)
Wamiq Azra (Singer), Babul (Acting)
Aar Paar, Mr & Mrs 55, Pyaasa, Namak Halaal, Kasam Dhande Ki.
Afsana likh rahi hoon dil-e-bekrar ka, Yeh Kaun Chala Meri Aankhon Mein Sama Kar, Aaj Machi Hai Dhoom Jhoom Khushi Se Jhoom, Betaabhai Dil Dard-e-Mohabat Ke Asar So, Kahe jiya dole, Dil ko lagake humne kuch bhi na paya, Chandralekha.
Interesting Facts About Tun Tun
- Tun Tun ran away from home at the age of 13 and knocked on composer Naushad’s door for work.
- A Pakistani gentleman got so enamoured by her song "Afsana likh rahi hoon" that he never went back and later married her.
- Shw was named as 'Tun Tun' to suit her comic persona.
- Tun Tun acted with all top comedians of her time like Keshto Mukherjee, Johny Walker etc.