Google doodle celebrates birthday of Rosy Afsari

Google doodle celebrates birthday of Rosy Afsari

 Entertainment Desk  daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:51 AM, 23 April 2019  

Screenshot taken from google

Screenshot taken from google

Today is the 73rd birth anniversary of Bangladeshi film actress Rosy Afsari, popularly known as Rosy Samad. Marking the day, search engine giant Google has created a new Doodle on its homepage. 

The doodle shows Rosy smiling while dressed in traditional attire.

Born on April 23, 1946, Rosy started her career in 1964 through 'Eito Jibon' film. She acted in over 200 Bengali films and always played the role of traditional women in Bangladeshi society who make sacrifices for the greater good of her family and loved ones

She also acted in 25 Urdu films. She is best known for her roles in films like Shurjo Grahan, Shurjo Shangram, Jibon Thekey Neya and Titas Ekti Nadir Naam.

Rosy was awarded the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress in its very first ceremony in 1975 for her role in the film Lathial, besides numerous other awards. 

She was President of Zia Sangskritik Parishad (Zisus).

Rosy was first married to filmmaker Abdus Samad. Then in 1981, she married filmmaker Malek Afsari and changed her surname to Rosy Afsari.

Rosy died from kidney failure on March 9, 2007, at Birdem Hospital, Dhaka.

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