Tani's was a supporting actress. Her first film was Malangi (1965). Some of her famous movies were Mirza Jatt (1967), Heer Ranjha (1970), Yeh Zamana Aur Hay (1981), Ik Din Bahu Ka and Dostana (1982). She played the best role in film Anokha Daaj in 1981.
Tani was also a useful part time singer. She was known for her half dozen marriages as well, famous villain Adeeb was among her six husbands. Actress Seemi Zaidi and Sehar was her daughter who appeared in few movies and tv plays as well.
Her real name was Khurshid Begum.