Tabassum Talkies

Join her on a journey through the years as she narrates anecdotes about her life in Bollywood, Television and beyond. Famous for her Sher-O-Shayari and a veritable compendium of original jokes, Tabassum is truly the epitome of the evergreen.

Tabassum, better known as Baby Tabassum is a legend of Bollywood and Television. In her career spanning the decades, she has come to know, and be a part of the lives of the most influential superstars. She was born on 9 July 1944 in Mumbai to Ayodhyanath Sachdev, an Indian freedom fighter, and Asghari Begum, freedom fighter, journalist and an author. Her father named her Tabassum, keeping her mother’s religious sentiments in mind, while her mother kept her name Kiran Bala, keeping her father’s religious sentiments in mind. Her official name as per documents pre-marriage was Kiran Bala Sachdev.