Tuntun

Also credited as: Tun Tun, Uma Devi
Singer, Actor
Born: Jul 11, 1923
Death: Nov 24, 2003
 

Uma Devi Khatri (screen name: Tun Tun) was a playback singer and comedienne in the Hindi film industry. Born in a conservative Punjabi family in Uttar Pradesh, she ran away to Bombay at the age of 13. Her debut song was in Nazir’s “Wamiq Azra” (1946). She began getting counted among the stalwart musicians of the era only after she began working with producer-director A.R. Kardar. She took up acting in 1950 when her career in music began to wane.

Tuntun was married to Mohan who became besotted with her after listening to her rendition of “Afsaana Likh Rahi Hoon” (“Dard”, 1947).

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Ab To Hand Mein Hand Nahin Ab To Hand Mein Hand Nahin
 
Album: Aahuti (Anokhi Qurbani)
Singer: Uma Devi, Shanti Sharma
Music Director: D.C. Dutt
Lyricist: Tandon
Genre: Filmi, Classic Pop
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Bach Ke Kahaan Bach Ke Kahaan
   
Album: Anjuman
Singer: Uma Devi, Vishni Lal
Music Director: Bulo C. Rani
Lyricist: Majrooh Sultanpuri
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Hazrat Choonki Kaafi Der Ho Chuki Hai Hazrat Choonki Kaafi Der Ho Chuki Hai
 
  • Album: Anjuman
    Singer: Nargis, Uma Devi
    Music Director: Bulo C. Rani
    Lyricist: Majrooh Sultanpuri
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    Deep Jale To Aaye Patanga Deep Jale To Aaye Patanga
       
    Album: Bhagwan Shrikrishna
    Singer: Uma Devi
    Music Director: Shankar Rao Vyas
    Lyricist: Pandit Phani
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    Kali Khili Phooli Phulwari Kali Khili Phooli Phulwari
       
    Album: Bhagwan Shrikrishna
    Singer: Uma Devi
    Music Director: Shankar Rao Vyas
    Lyricist: Pandit Phani
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    Afsana Likh Rahi Hoon Afsana Likh Rahi Hoon
  • Album: Dard
    Singer: Uma Devi
    Music Director: Naushad Ali
    Lyricist: Shakeel Badayuni
    Genre: Filmi, Ghazal
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    Meri Pyari Patang Chali Baadal Ke Sang Meri Pyari Patang Chali Baadal Ke Sang
  • Album: Dillagi
    Singer: Uma Devi, Shamshad Begum
    Music Director: Naushad Ali
    Lyricist: Shakeel Badayuni
    Genre: Filmi
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    Betab Hai Dil Dard Mohabbat Ke Asar Se Betab Hai Dil Dard Mohabbat Ke Asar Se
  • Album: Dard
    Singer: Uma Devi, Suraiya
    Music Director: Naushad Ali
    Lyricist: Shakeel Badayuni
    Genre: Filmi
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    Yeh Kaun Chala Meri Aankhon Mein Samakar Yeh Kaun Chala Meri Aankhon Mein Samakar
  • Album: Dard
    Singer: Uma Devi
    Music Director: Naushad Ali
    Lyricist: Shakeel Badayuni
    Genre: Filmi
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    Yeh Lehrate Balkhate Raaste Yeh Lehrate Balkhate Raaste
       
    Album: Goonj
    Singer: Mohammed Rafi, Uma Devi, Trilok Kapoor
    Music Director: Sardul Kwatra
    Lyricist: D.N. Madhok
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