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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Google remembers actress Zohra Sehgal by making a doodle

 Google today recalled famous actress Zohra Sehgal by making a doodle. Zohra Sehgal was an actress as well as dancer and choreographer. She was the first female artist of India to be recognized on international forums. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1998, Kalidas Award in 2001 and Padma Vibhushan in 2010, the highest award in the country.

In his doodle, Google has made a photo of his classical dance pose and decorated it with colorful flowers from all around. This special doodle on Zohra Sehgal has been designed by artist Parvati Pillai. Written about it in the Google Doodle blog, today's Doodle Artist Parvati Pillai has created on iconic Indian actress and dancer Zohra Sehgal. She is the first female actress in the country to be recognized on the international stage.

Zohra did a very memorable role in the film Neecha Nagar. The film was screened at the Cannes Film Festival in the year 1946. It received the first international critical success of Indian cinema. Neecha Nagar received the festival's highest honor, the Palme d'Or Prize. Zohra Sehgal was born on 27 April 1912 at Mohalla Dawood Sarai near Dholi Khal in Saharanpur, to a Pathan Muslim family. His childhood name was Sahebzadi Zohra Begum Mumtaz Ulla Khan.

His father Mumtaz Ulla Khan and Natika Ulla Khan were residents of Rampur in Uttar Pradesh. Zohra, the third of seven children, had a prodigious talent since childhood, but according to her interest, after being active in dance and theater for 14 years, her journey from her youth to her old age became the name of the film world.

She became the first Indian woman to receive admissions at the Mary Wiegmann Ballet School in Germany. After the years 1945, Sehgal joined the Indian People's Theater Association and got into acting. Some of his famous films include Neecha Nagar, which was screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 1946. The film won the Palme d'Or Award, the festival's highest honor.

After Sehgal moved to London in 1962, he worked on British television shows such as Doctor Hoon and The 1984 Miniseries The Jewel in the Crown. He also played a role in Bend It Like Beckham. Sehgal passed away on 10 July 2014 in New Delhi.

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