Reena Roy Biography

Updated On Jun 19, 2019 Published On Jun 19, 2019
Facts of Reena Roy
Date of Birth: 1957 , January-7
Birth Nation: India
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Reena Roy
Father Sadiq Ali
Mother Sharda Roy
Nationality Indian
Birth Place/City Mumbai
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Fair
Weight in KG 67
Married to Mohsin Khan.
Children 1
Divorce Mohsin Khan.
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Reena Roy is a veteran Indian film actress best known for performing leading roles in numerous films from 1972 to 1985. She was a leading actress of that era and she was one of the highest-paid actresses of her time.

Early Life

Reena Roy was born on January 7, 1957, in Mumbai, India, to parents Sadiq Ali and Sharda Roy who was a film producer.

She has three siblings; two sisters Anju Roy and Barkha Roy, and a brother Raja Roy.

Her father was a Muslim while her mother was Hindu. Their parents were divorced and following the split, her mother renamed all of her four children.

She was renamed as Roopa Rai and the producer of her debut film, Zaroorat, changed it to Reena Roy.

She is of Indian nationality and belongs to Asian ethnicity. Details about her education are not available.

Career

Reena Roy started acting in films when she was in her teenage. She reportedly said that she entered the film industry to support her mom and siblings financially.

She made her film debut with the role of Anju in the Bollywood drama movie Zaroorat in 1972. In the same year, she appeared in two more movies Milap and Jangal Mein Mangal.

She has since appeared in dozens of movies such as MadhoshApne DushmanNaginJagritiDaku Aur Mahatma, Daku Aur JawanYari Dushmani and Dhanwan.

One of her most notable film roles was a sister-in-law ('bhabhi') in the 1993 film Aadmi Khilona Hai. Her last film appearance was in the 2000 movie Refugee.

She has since starred in television serials, such as Eena Meena Deeka which was produced by her sister Barkha.

Following her television appearance, the sisters founded an acting school in 2004. Reena has also campaigned for the Indian National Congress.

Personal Life: Previously Married to Ex-Husband Mohsin Khan

Reena Roy is currently single but the actress was previously married to Pakistani cricketer Mohsin Khan. She decided to quit the film industry in order to tie the knot with the sportsman in 1983.

The couple shares a daughter Sanam Khan together. Reena initially lost the custody of her daughter but after her ex-husband married again, she regained the custody.

Net Worth

Being one of the renowned and successful Bollywood actresses, Reena Roy has earned a decent amount of money from the Bollywood film industry.

According to online sources, the Bollywood star has an estimated net worth of INR 110000000 ($1.5 million).

She owns a beautiful house in Mumbai. She has at least two cars; a black BMW that costs Rs. 40 lakhs to 50 lakhs and a white range rover that costs Rs. 35 lakhs to 50 lakhs in India.

Body Measurement, Height, Weight

Body Measurement : N/A

Height : 5 feet 4 Inches

Weight : 67 KG

Age : 62 Years Old

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on 7 January, 1957

January 7 , 1957

Reena Roy was born 7 January 1957 In India. She came from a broken home, a Muslim father and Hindu mother, who separated after having four children together. She has three siblings Barkha and Anju and a brother, Raja.

Reena Roy Birth

January 7 , 1957

Reena Roy was born 7 January, 1957 In India. She came from a broken home, a Muslim father and Hindu mother, who separated after having four children together. She has three siblings Barkha and Anju and a brother, Raja.

as Actress

1972

From 1972-1985 Reena Roy was a famous leading lady of Hindi films. In 1972 at first she cast in Zaroorat and film became a hit by that movie Reena was named as the "Zaroorat Girl." She leaved industry when she get married again in1999 she returned to industry and started working.

Trophy and Awrds Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award

1976

She was the best actress of her time from 1972-1985. Reena Roy was a famous leading lady of Hindi films. In 1976 she get nominated as a Best Actress from movie Nagin. Again in 1977 she won Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award from Apnapan. In 1980 she nominated as Best Actress for Filmfare award.

Married to Mohsin Khan

1983

She get married in 1983 with Pakistani Circketer Mohsin Khan is a charismatic Pathan with a very handsome personality. Reena Roy and Mohsin Khan got to act in some Hindi films as well. Together they have a daughter. 

Divorce to Mohsin Khan

1998

Pakistani Circketer Mohsin Khan and Reena Roy have divorced and start living separately snd leave their house in Mumbai. After the divorce she got the custody of her daughter and renamed her as Sanam she has become a grown women today.

of Jangal Mein Mangal, Udhar Ka Sindur, Naukar B

2000

In 1972 at first she cast in Zaroorat and film became a hit in her career she has played many hindi movies mostly they are hit like Jangal Mein Mangal, Udhar Ka Sindur, Naukar Biwi Ka etc. In 1983 she played 14 blockbuster movies which has raised her career to the top of industry.