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Rosy Afsari (also Rosy Samad, 23 April 1946 – 9 March 2007) 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. [1]

Rosy Afsari
Rosy Afsari (Cropped).jpg
Afsari in Titash Ekti Nadir Naam (1973)
Native name
রোজী আফসারী
Born
Shamima Akter Rosy

(1946-04-20)20 April 1946
Died9 March 2007(2007-03-09) (aged 60)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
NationalityBangladeshi
OccupationActress
Years active1967 – 2004
Spouse(s)Abdus Samad
Malek Afsari
Children3
AwardsNational Film Award, Bachsas Awards

CareerEdit

Afsari started her career in 1964 through Eito Jibon film. She appeared in over 200 Bengali films and always played a positive sad role.[2] She also acted in 25 Urdu films.[3] She was President of Zia Sangskritik Parishad (Zisus).[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Afsari was first married to filmmaker Abdus Samad. Then in 1981, she married filmmaker Malek Afsari and changed her surname to Rosy Afsari.[1]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Title Role Director Co-star Notes
1964 Eito Jibon Jillur Rahman debut film
Bondhon
Sangam Zahir Raihan first color feature film in the then Pakistan[2]
Aur Ghum Nahi
Jage Hua Savera Urdu Film
Punamki Raat Urdu Film
Iss Dharti Par
Uljhan
Protikar
Gayer Bodhu
Neel Akasher Niche Razzak, Kobori
Kanch Kata Heera Razzak, Kobori
Kolomi Lota
1968 Etotuku Asha
1969 Qasam Us Waqt Ki
1970 Jibon Theke Neya Sathi Zahir Raihan Razzak, Khan Ata
Ora Egaro Jon Chashi Nazrul Islam
1973 Titash Ekti Nadir Naam Ritwik Ghatak
1974 Alor Michhil Meena Narayan Ghosh Mita Bobita
1975 Lathial Narayan Ghosh Mita Anwar Hossain, Farooque won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress
1976 Surjo Grahan Shirin
1977 Rupali Soikote Alamgir Kabir
1978 Oshikkhito Razzak
Golapi Ekhon Traine Golapi's Mother Amjad Hossain Farooque, Bobita
Nagardola
1979 Surjo Sangram Shirin
Bela Shesher Gaan
1986 Asha Nirasha Rosy Afsari
Khoma Malek Afsari
1995 Ei Ghor Ei Songsar Malek Afsari Salman Shah, Khalil Ullah Khan
2003 Bir Soinik Rosy Afsari Delwar Jahan Jhantu Manna, Moushumi, Humayun Faridi
2005 Porom Priyo Last film[1]

AwardsEdit

Death and legacyEdit

Afsari died on 9 March 2007 at Birdem Hospital, Dhaka of kidney failure.[6][7] A Google Doodle on 23 April 2019 commemorated Afsari's 73rd birth anniversary.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "রোজীকে মনে পড়ে". Daily Samakal (in Bengali). March 4, 2010. Retrieved November 4, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Remembering Rosy Afsari: Departure of a thespian". The Daily Star. March 11, 2007. Retrieved November 4, 2015.
  3. ^ Deepannita Ity (March 8, 2015). "ঋত্বিক ঘটকের 'দ্য বিউটি'- রোজী আফসারী". Bangla Mail. Retrieved November 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "রোজী আফসারী". Priyo News. Retrieved November 4, 2015.
  5. ^ "রোজী আফসারী". Daily Samakal. Retrieved November 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "রোজী আফসারীর অষ্টম মৃত্যুবার্ষিকী আজ - Rosy Afsari's 8th Death Anniversary Today". The Times Info. March 9, 2015. Retrieved November 4, 2015.
  7. ^ Aminul E Shanto (March 9, 2015). "রোজী আফসারীর প্রয়াণ দিবসে শ্রদ্ধাঞ্জলি". Risingbd. Retrieved November 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Rosy Afsari's 73rd Birthday". Google. 23 April 2019.

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