Fragile, gentle, full of kindness and greatness, dazzlingly beautiful with a radiant smile, a simple aristocratic, talented actress, she created unforgettable images in the cinema and on the theater stage.
She was born on July 12, 1944 on the shore of Son-Kul in the village of Chaek in the Dzhumgalsky district in a large musical family.
Her childhood was happy, everyone loved and spoiled her, she sang and danced from an early age, and when asked who she would be, she confidently answered-an artist. Not a single event in the school amateur art activity was complete without Tattybubu.
Playing since the age of 15 on the stage of the theater, T. Tursunbayeva enjoyed great success. Young people filled the theater when there were performances with their participation. She immediately disarmed her colleagues with her natural beauty , unpainted, charming smile, inner charm. She managed a variety of roles - both lyrical and action-packed, which is evidence of high professionalism.
In 1960, she made her debut in the film “The Song of Salima”
• In 1966, she joined the troupe of the Kyrgyz State Academic Drama Theater, where she worked until the end of her life.
• Her first big screen role of Ak-Meer in the television film "Ak-Meer" directed by Melis Ubukeyev (1969)
• As a student, she sang on the republican radio
* Married the actor Imash Eshimbekov, and raised two beautiful children.
* In 1971, Tursunbayeva played Urkaya Salieva in the film “Bow to the Fire”
• In 1972, for the image of Urkui, she was awarded a diploma at the All-Union Competition of Cinematographers in Tbilisi
• In 1974, she was awarded the title of " Honored Artist of the Kyrgyz SSR”
* Member of the Union of Cinematographers and Theater Workers of the USSR
• A cinema is named after the famous native of the village of Chaek in the Dzhumgalsky district T. Tursunbayeva
• In total, she created more than 100 roles in the theater, and 10 unforgettable roles in the cinema
* A bust of T. Tursunbayeva was installed next to the building of the Kyrgyz National Academic Drama Theater named after T. Abdumomunov in 2014
• She died on December 21, 1981, and is buried in the Orok Cemetery.
In a short creative life, having worked in the theater and in the cinema for only 15 years, she managed to create images of women of epochal sound, which became milestones not only in her personal biography, but also in the history of Kyrgyz cinema and theater.
It lives in the memory of the people, because there is no such second one.