Tabassum, the famous actress of Hindi cinema, has passed away. Tabassum was 78 years old. Tabassum had a cardiac arrest on Friday evening, due to which he died. His son Hoshang spoke to Aaj Tak.in about the demise of mother Tabassum. He told that the mother passed away last night at 8:40 due to cardiac arrest. He had already instructed the family to inform about his departure after two days. Like Raj Kumar, he had to resign. I told this news to the media only after the last rites were done.
In the year 1947, Tabassum started her career under the name Baby Tabassum. She used to be a famous child artist. Even in April 2021, rumors of Tabassum Govil’s demise had come to the fore. He himself shared the post on social media and told that this news is false.
Reaction was given on the rumor of dying earlier
Describing the news as ‘fake’, he wrote, ‘Because of your good wishes, I am absolutely fine, healthy and am with my family. This rumor that is spreading about me is absolutely wrong. And I pray that you people also stay safe in your home.
Regrettably, this time this news is not fake. Tabassum Govil has really left the world and it is becoming very difficult for her fans to believe this news. Only after this news came in the industry, a wave of mourning has started.
Who was Tabassum?
Tabassum started her career as a child artist in the 1947 film ‘Nargis’. After this he was seen in Mera Suhaag, Manjhdhar, Badi Behen and Deedar. The song ‘Bachpan Ke Din Bhula Na Dena’ sung by Lata Mangeshkar was picturized on Baby Tabassum. She played the childhood role of Meena Kumari in the film ‘Baiju Bawra’.
Tabassum made a comeback after taking a break from films for a few years. Now she had grown up. He hosted the first Indian television talk show ‘Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan’. This show ran for 21 years (from 1972 to 1993). Tabassum had taken interviews of many celebs on this show, due to which it became very popular.
In 1985, he released his first film as a director, producer and writer. Its name was Tum Par Hum Kurbaan. He made a comeback on TV in 2006. Tabassum married Vijay Govil, elder brother of ‘Ramayana’ serial fame actor Arun Govil. They have a son named Hoshang Govil.