Dharmendra shared the photo of his darling heroine Uma Devi Khatri, popularly known as Tun Tun. She was the first comedian of Hindi Cinema, and people still remember her comic timing. Dharmendra shared screen space with Tun Tun several times in his career. On Wednesday, he recalled working with the veteran actress.
Taking to Twitter, Dharmendra shared his picture with Tun Tun from the film ‘Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya.’ He captioned it, “TunTun ji was my most darling heroine. I miss such loving persons ….. but life goes on and on.”
Dharmendra and Tun Tun both worked in many films such as Phool Aur Patthar, Dil Ne Fir Yaad Kiya, Soorma Bhopali, Sharafat, Baharon Ki Manzil, and many others more.
Tun Tun debuted as Singer in Nazir’s Wamiq Azra (1946). She had huge hits like ‘Afsana Likh Rahi Hoon Dil-e-Beqarar Ka,’ ‘Yeh Kaun Chala Meri Aankhon Mein Sama Kar’ and ‘Aaj Machi Hai Dhoom Jhoom Khushi Se Jhoom.’ Tun Tun passed away at the age of 80 in 2004. ‘Mr & Mrs 55’, ‘Aar Paar,’ ‘Pyaasa,’ and ‘Mome Ki Gudiya’ among others are her iconic films.
Image Credit: Twitter \ Dharmendra.