Roma Manik is a well-known yesteryear heroine, who has predominantly acted in Gujarati films. Nowadays the Gujarati film industry is referred to as Gollywood. She shot to fame with the 1986 flick, Chambal Ka Badshah, in which she had appeared alongside actor
. She entered into the acting field in the year 1986 through Chambal Ka Badshah followed by few other movies in the same year. The movies she acted in during her debut year are Kartoot and Peechha Karo. Roma was a major female superstar of the Gujarati film industry. She was a natural and versatile actor. Acting for her was like a cake walk. She was also a big star in stage shows. She got her big break through the film Gam Ma Piyariyu Ne Gam Ma Sasariyu.
The movie is about two women and their transformation from being someone’s daughter to someone’s daughter-in-law and how they overcome all the problems that they face in their journey of life. Roma once revealed through a social platform that her favorite movie among all the movies that she has starred in is, Desh Re Joya Dada Pardesh Joya, along with actor
. This flick is about a village girl who is wedded off to a non-residential Indian living in America and the hurdles she faces while trying to settle down in her new life abroad.
Roma Manik became a household name through the television soap Mahabharat, which was a popular mythological drama. This serial was created by Balaji Telefilms and telecasted on DD National channel between the years 1988 and 1990. She played the character named Madri, wife of Pandu, in this serial which consisted of ninety-four episodes. This drama has the credit of being the first Indian show to be telecasted on BBC in the United Kingdom and FBC channel in Fiji Islands. Before this venture, she starred in the television drama,
that was broadcasted on DD Metro Channel in the year 1997. Roma did a prominent role in this soap as Mata Kaushalya and won many accolades for her acting skills. These two leading Hindi dramas served as an entry card to Bollywood for this Gujarati actress. One of her recent movies in the industry was Dalda Lidha Chori Raj alongside
, which released in the year 2000. Manik completed her graduation at Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, situated at Patan. Other notable movies to her credit, during her stint in the cinema field, are
, Ab to Aaja Saajan Mere, Junoon, Chor Ke Ghar Chorni and so on.