POST TIME: 24 April, 2019 00:00 00 AM
Google doodle celebrates birth anniv of Rosy Afsari
UNB, Dhaka

Google doodle celebrates birth anniv of Rosy Afsari

Search engine Google has created a new Doodle on its homepage, marking the 73rd birth anniversary of Bangladeshi film actress Rosy Afsari yesterday.

Rosy Afsari (April 23, 1946 - March 9, 2007) also known as Rosy Samad, was an actress in the Bangladeshi film industry.

She 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.

Rosy started her career in 1964 through ‘Eito Jibon’ film. She appeared in over 200 Bengali films and always played a positive sad role. She also acted in 25 Urdu films. She was President of Zia Sangskritik Parishad (Zisus).

She is best known for her roles in films like ‘Shurjo Grahan’, ‘Shurjo Shangram’, ‘Jibon Thekey Neya’ and ‘Titas Ekti Nadir Naam’.

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 on March 9, 2007 at Birdem Hospital, Dhaka of kidney failure.