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Rosy Afsari

Rosy Afsari also known as Rosy Samad, was was an actress in the Bangladeshi film industry. A prolific actress of a period that is often referred to as the ‘golden era’ of Bangladeshi cinema, she is best known for her roles in films like Shurjo Grahan, Shurjo Shangram, Jibon Thekey Neya and Titas Ekti Nadir Naam.  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 Afsari

In her career spanning over four decades, Rosy has acted in over 200 films. Some of her hit films are Joarbhata, Etotuku Asha, Neel Akasher Nichey, Lathial, Oshikkhito, Bela Shesher Gaan and Protikar. Her performances in films targeted towards a more mature audience were highly praised. Her unique presence was often the main object of interest in these films. 

Rosy started her film career in 1964 with the film Eito Jibon.  She appeared in a major role in Zahir Raihan’s Sangam (1964), the first color feature film in Pakistan. She also produced and directed several films and earned numerous national film awards throughout her career. 

With her inimitable presence on the screen, she made decisive contributions to the films in which she appeared. She acted in many successful films that combined drama, light-hearted emotions and social messages. She may have secluded herself from the silver screen years ago, due to predominance of obscenity in the film industry, but the spirit of her performance in films like Jibon Thekey Neya and Titas Ekti Nodir Naam will always keep her memory alive in the psyche of generations of cine-goers.

Rosy Afsari’s 73rd Birthday on Google Doodle
Rosy Afsari’s 73rd Birthday on Google Doodle

Rosy Afsari has been suffered to kidney disease for several years. She died on March 9, 2007.


  • Name: Rosy Afsari
  • Other Name: Rosy Samad, Shamima Akter Rosy
  • Born: April 23, 1946
  • Birth Place: Noakhali, Bangladesh
  • Died: 9 March, 2007


  • Spouse(s): Abdus Samad; Malek Afsari
  • Children: Kabita Samad, & Muhammad Zubair

Filmography of Rosy Afsari

  • Eito Jibon (1964)
  • Sangam (1964)
  • Bondhon (1964)
  • Aur Ghum Nahi
  • Jage Hua Savera
  • Punamki Raat
  • Iss Dharti Par
  • Uljhan, Protikar
  • Gayer Bodhu
  • Kolomi Lota
  • Etotuku Asha (1968)
  • Qasam Us Waqt Ki (1969)
  • Ora Egaro Jon
  • Titash Ekti Nadir Naam (1973)
  • Surjo Grahan (1976)
  • Rupali Soikote (1977)
  • Nagardola (1978)
  • Surjo Sangram (1979)
  • Bela Shesher Gaan
  • Asha Nirasha (1986)
  • Khoma
  • Neel Akasher Niche
  • Kanch Kata Heera
  • Jibon Theke Neya (1970)
  • Alor Michhil (1974)
  • Lathial (1975)
  • Oshikkhito (1978)
  • Golapi Ekhon Traine (1978)
  • Ei Ghor Ei Songsar (1995)
  • Porom Priyo (2005)


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