Tabassum becomes first lady to complete 50 years on Indian television
Veteran actor-talk show host Tabassum who started her career in 1947 as child actor Baby Tabassum in Nargis completed her 50 years on Television and her fans took social media to wish her. She has appeared in all four mediums i.e., Films, TV, radio and web. Her first successful TV talk show, Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan ran on Doordarshan from 1972 to 1993, it was based on interviews of film celebrities and became very popular. The hit song ‘Bachpan Ke Din Bhula Na Dena’ sung by Lata Mangeshkar was picturised on her.
Film trade analyst, Komal Nahta shared his excitement talking with actress and also congratulated her via Twitter. He wrote, “Was thrilled to speak with @tabassumgovil today. She’s been active on media since 1946, including stage, TV, radio, films, & now YouTube. Her Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan ran for 21 years on DD, making it longest-running talk show on Indian TV. First lady to complete 50years on TV.”
Was thrilled to speak with @tabassumgovil today. She’s been active on media since 1946, including stage,TV,radio, films, & now YouTube. Her PhoolKhileHainGulshanGulshan ran for 21 years on DD, making it longest-running talk show on Indian TV. First lady to complete 50years on TV. pic.twitter.com/IlL6V3hoIY
— Komal Nahta (@KomalNahta) May 23, 2021
Recently, the actress was in news refusing rumours of her death doing rounds on social media. Replying to her death hoax, she wrote, “Thanks to your well-wishes, I am absolutely fine, healthy and with my family. This rumour that is going around is absolutely wrong. I pray that all of you are safe at your homes.”
Aapki shubhkamnaon ki wajah se main bilkul theek hoon,tandurust hoon aur apne parivaar ke saath hoon. Ye jo rumour phail rahi hai mere baare mein woh bilkul ghalat hai, aur main yeh dua karti hoon ke aap sab bhi apne ghar mein safe rahein 🙏 pic.twitter.com/UDuDrtIiea
— Tabassum (@tabassumgovil) April 23, 2021
The Actress had also tested positive for Coronavirus in April and was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai. After some weeks, she tested negative for Coronavirus and returned back home.
On the work front, recently, she has started her own YouTube channel, Tabassum Talkies which consists of interviews of celebrities, shayaris, jokes and nostalgic talks. Actress is currently doing a TV show titled Abhi Toh Main Jawaan Hoon based on the Golden Era of Hindi Cinema on TV Asia USA and Canada.