P.K. Rosy Google Doodle: Google dedicates doodle to Malayalam cinema's first lead actress P K Rosy
P.K. Rosy Google Doodle: On the occasion of the 120th Birthday of Malayalam Cinema’s first female actress P K Rosie, Google dedicated a doodle in her name. Not only she was the first female lead actress of Malayalam cinema, but she was also the first Dalit actress.
In this Google Doodle, the image of Rosie adorned with flowers and a film reel is seen. She played the lead part in the 1928 movie Vigathakumaran (The Lost Child). She gained fame following this. Rosie herself was a member of the Dalit ethnic group. She portrayed a woman from an elite caste in the movie. He had to deal with increasing opposition as a result.
Who was P. K. Rosy
In 1903, Rosy was born in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. She belonged to the Dalit Christian community which was considered a lower-caste community. Her parents worked as daily wage workers, and Rosie used to mow grass for a living. Rosie enjoyed acting from a young age. When she starred as the female protagonist in the 1928 movie Vigathakumaran (The Lost Child), her brilliance became apparent. She portrayed a woman from an elite caste in the movie. The male lead kisses a flower in the actress's hair in one of the movie's scenes which caused a lot of commotion and protests against her and the film.
Today's #GoogleDoodle honors the birthday of P.K. Rosy, the first female lead to be featured in Malayalam cinema.— Google Doodles (@GoogleDoodles) February 9, 2023
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