Tabassum means Smile
Most often the word Tabassum is used as a name. We have listed below our connect with the word Tabassum
- For the generation of Indians who grew up in the Doordarshan era Tabassum has a special recall value. Tabassum, the TV host became a household name during the seventies and eighties, thanks to the first ever Hindi movie based TV serial “Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan” introduced by Doordarshan in 1972. Setting a record of its own kind, this serial ran for 21 long years. She claims to have the distinction of being the only personality who has been active in five different mass communication media, namely film, television, radio, print and journalism for the last five decades.
- Tabu is Bollywood actress born Tabassum Hashm. Her filmography includes Machis, Virasat, Hu Tu Tu, Astitva and Namesake.
- Wajida Tabassum was a prolific writer. “Utran” (Used) is her best-known piece. When it was published in 1977, she was denounced because of attitudes the heroin displayed that were considered inappropriate of a Muslim woman, but the story was also widely appreciated. It has been translated into eight languages and filmed for television.
Wajida Tabassum- Writer
- Urduwallahs fondly remember Saadat Hassan Manto as it is his birth Centenary this month