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Tun Tun

Tun Tun

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)

  • - Original Name: Uma Devi Khatri
  • - Date Of Birth: July 11, 1923(1923-07-11)
  • - Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • - Birth Place: Uttar Pradesh, India
  • - Marital Status: Married

Family Background

  • - Husband: Mohan

Film Background (Filmography)

  • - Debut Film: Wamiq Azra (Singer), Babul (Acting)
  • - Famous Movies: Aar Paar, Mr & Mrs 55, Pyaasa, Namak Halaal, Kasam Dhande Ki.
  • - Famous Songs: 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.

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