Tollywood Heroines of yesteryears- Sandhya Roy.
Sandhya Roy is a Bengali film actress with sweet face. In number of Tollywoo films she has protrayed the role of village girls.
Date of Birth: Even Sandhya Roy can not confirm it. May be it is April 11, 1945 or 1947.
Childhood of Sandhya Roy was not a memorable one. She has suffered a lot. At the age of 9 years, she lost her parents. At that time she used to stay at Nabadwip. After the death of her parents she had to move to jashore ( now in Bangladesh) to stay with her maternal uncle. Finally she came to Pikepara, Kolkata to stay with her sister in law. Education was fully stopped after the death of her parents.
Her first appearance in film was in a crowd scene. She got her break in Bengali movie Antariksha, a film of director Rajen Tarafdar and this was the beginning of Sandhya Roy. A dramatic real life story.
Sandhya Roy and another actor Biswajit acted in number of super hit Bengali movies. The Sandhya Roy-Biswajit pair clicked in Tolloywood. This pair have enriched Tollygaung with so many films.
Bollywood actress Rakhi Guljar is a discovery of Sandhya Roy. It is due to Sandhya Roy, Rakhi is in the position of Bollywood industry today. Sandhya Roy has worked in few Bollywood films also. In the Tollywood film industry, Sandhya Roy is loved by every body. Other than Biswajit, Sandhya Roy – Samit Bhanja pair has some remarkable Bengali movies like Fuleshwari, Dadar Kirti etc.
Some of her Bengali films are
Ganga, Kathin Maya, Subha Dristi, Rakta Palash, Nav Diganta, Dhoop Chhaya, Palatak, Surya Tapa, Ek Tuku Basa, Antaral, Alor Pipasa, Teen Adhaya, Baghini, Rahgir, Arogya Niketan, Nimantran, Sriman Prithviraj, Ashani Sanket, Fuleswari, Sansar Seemantey, Palanka, Baba Taraknath, Ganadevata, Dadar Kirti, Shahar Theke Dooray, Meghmukti, Khelar Putul, Amar Geeti, Pathbhola etc.
She has acted in many Bengali Jatra also.
Sandhya Roy got married in July 21, 1967 with noted film director Tarun Majumdar.