Google Doodle pays tribute to great people in every region and celebrates their contribution to the world.
It celebrated a man who is a senior and veteran actor and dancer Zohra Sehgal today. Guest artist Parvati Pillai designed this very cute and lovely floral doodle, with Ms. Sehgal in the center, w
ho is wearing a pink saree and floral blouse. She is seen doing a pose.
Google Doodle is to celebrate one of his famous films, Neecha Nagar. A Google note described her as “one of the country’s first female actors to truly achieve recognition on the international stage.” It was released on the same day at the Cannes Film Festival in 1946, even going on to win the Palme d’Or prize, the highest honour at the Festival de Cannes.
Ms. Sehgal studied in a very prestigious ballet school in Dresden, Germany in her early 20s. He later toured the world with dancer Uday Shankar. After the tour, she joined the Indian People’s Theatre Association in 1945, where she ventured into acting.
She has acted in some memorable roles in Bollywood films like Dil Se, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Veer Zara and Cheeni Kum, Saawariya.
She has won many accolades in her career, including the Padma Shri in 1998, the Padma Vibhushan in 2010 and the Kalidas Samman in 2001. He died in 2014 at the age of 102.