Veteran actor Tabassum passes away at 78

Tabassum performed in films like "Sargam," "Sangram," "Deedar," and "Baiju Bawra."

TNI Bureau: Veteran performer Kiran Bala Sachdev, popularly known as Tabassum passed away following a cardiac arrest, according to her son Hoshang Govil on Saturday. She had reached the age of 78. She is well-known for both her work as a child actor in a number of timeless Hindi films and Serials. According to Govil, his mother had been a patient at a local hospital for a few days. She had two heart arrests on Friday, dying that night.

The actress, who had been expressing health concerns for the past few days, was subsequently admitted to a Mumbai hospital. After a few days, she was released, but on Friday night, she went back to the hospital. She experienced two cardiac arrests in the following two minutes at that point.

Hoshang Govil, Tabassum’s son, claims that his mother wanted to keep her passing a secret until her final rites had been carried out. her last rites were carried out, in Mumbai Today.

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She was the first host of “Phool Khile hain Gulshan Gulshan,” India’s first talk show, which ran on the national broadcaster Doordarshan from 1972 until 1993 and featured interviews with a variety of cinema and television luminaries. Many fans of movies and television are familiar with Tabassum thanks to her YouTube channel, Tabassum Talkies, where she discussed Indian film classics.

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Tabassum Hosting India’s first Talk Show ” Phool Khile Hain, Gulshan Gulshan”

She had a cameo appearance as herself in Rajesh Khanna and Govinda’s 1990 film “Swarg,” which was her last.

Tabassum made her acting debut as a young child in the 1947 film “Nargis” and went on to star in a number of other movies, including “Mera Suhag,” “Manjhdhar,” “Bari Behen,” and “Deedar.” Her husband Vijay Govil, the older brother of seasoned TV personality Arun Govil, and son Hoshang are the only survivors of Tabassum.


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