Wednesday, October 10, 2012


Yesteryear beautiful and elegant heroine  of Bollywood Reena Roy, in  late 70's and early 80's was competent to Hema Malini and Rekha also regarding  her versatile acting skill and dancing style.
She was born to a Muslim father and Hindu mother as 'Roopa Rai' on 7 th January 1957.In her teens her parents separated and she had to accept acting as a profession to look after her family.
Her first film had some releasing problems and the next film 'Zaroorat' was released in 1972 which was with Vijay Arora and Danny.
Her acting career witnessed a boost from 1976 onwards with hits like 'Nagin' and 'Kalicharan'.
'Nagin' took her career to great heights with her enchanting dancing skill and 
marvellous acting.She played a female serpent who could assume human form and performs revenge to those responsible for her husband's death.

In 'Subhash Ghai's' 'Kalicharan' she paired with Shatrughan Sinha which became 
a super hit film.In 1977 'Apanapan' received accolades for her portray of a selfish woman,in 1978 'Viswanath' became a super hit film which she coupled with Shatrughan Sinha,in 79 as the wife of Jeetendra she got much appraisal for the film 'Badaltey Rishtey'.
In 1979 the multi starer 'Jaani Dushman' was a block buster film which earned her appreciation  in which
Sunil Dutt,Sanjeev Kumar,Shatrughan Sinha,Rekha etc also acted in it.
Another star studded film was 'Naseeb' released  in 1981 in which Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini also acted.The role demanded much acting skill for which she got good results.
In the same year 1981 'Pyasa Sawan' with Jeetendra and Moushumi Chatterjee was a family drama which contained nice songs and dance sequences.It was a mega hit.81 witnessed another nice film of her 'Dhanwan' with Rajesh Khanna in which she played the role of a widow.
The film 'Lakshmi' was not a hit but her acting talents and dancing style got good opinion.

In 83 her character 'Shobha' in the film 'Arpan' paired with Jeetendra was noted for the theme and portrayal of typical Indian womanhood of sacrifice.
The film 'Sanam Teri Kasam' was with Kamal Hassan in which she presented nice dances.
In  the year 2000 she acted along with Kareena and Abhishek for the film 'Refugee' which was their launching film
Reena Roy married a Pakistani Cricket player but they got separated later.She is having a daughter.
Selected Filmography
Aadmi Khilona Hai
Andha Kanoon
Badaltey Rishtey
Asha Jyoti
Badle ke Aag
Dard ka Rishta
Deedar -e-Yaar
Chor Ho to Aya
Goutam Govinda
Ganga Aur Suraj
Hum Dono
Jani Dushman
Jadu Tona
Jail Yatra
Jay Vejay
Jungle mein Mangal
Jwala Mukhi
Prem Tapasya
Karma Yogi
Mein Intaquam Loonga
Noukar Biwi Ka
Pyasa Sawan
Raj Tilak
Prem Tapasya
Karma Yogi
Sanam Teri Kasam
Ek Chithi Pyar Bhari
Kalyug ke Avtaar
Policewala Gunda
Rani aur Lalpari
Sat sri Akal
Udhar ka Sindhoor
Raj Kumar
Yari Dushman

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