The 80s was a landmark in the film career of Reena Roy as she was counted as one of the most multitalented actresses. In fact, she was equal to
, Zeenath Aman, Rekha and Parveen Bhabi during the 80s. She shared screen space with most of the stars of the 80s. Her works with Shatrugan Sinha proved a success.
The venture of Reena Roy into acting was due to her poor financial status.She hence took mediocre movies and paired with unknown names during the beginning of 70s. But she was very persistent and proved her mettle in the 80s. She was a flexible actress and could work on various roles with equal panache. She was associated with several women-oriented films, including Ladies’ Tailor, Apnapan, Aasha, Nagin, Jaani Dushman etc. She is also a good dancer. The year 1982 is indeed a very good year in her career as she acted in 13 films that year.
Born on January 7, 1957, Reena started her career with a movie opposite
during the 70s but it was dropped. But as determined as he was, by R Ishaara, the director of the shelved movie, made both the stars act in his next venture Zaroorat in 1972. Reena was noticed through this film. Still, this talented lady had a tough time during the successive four years. But the 1973 flick Jaise Ko Taisa was a silver lining and Reena was appreciated for her energetic performance.
Reena entered into wedlock during 1983 when she was at the zenith of her profession. Eventually she quit acting. Later she parted ways with her Pakistani spouse
, who is a former cricketer. She came back to the film industry and acted in a couple of flicks including the 1993 flick Aadmi Khilona Hai and the 2000 flick Refugee (this is her last film as of now). She has to her credit the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 1977 flick Apnapan.