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Top 10 Best Movies Of Sandhya Roy


Sandhya Roy is an Indian actress and politician. She is known for her work in Bengali cinema. She is the recipient of BFJA Award for three times and one Filmfare Awards East best actress for Ganadevata.

Sandhya Roy is famous for portraying village girl characters.

Alor Pipasa (1965)

Director : Tarun Majumdar
Story : Balai Chand Mukhopadhyay
Music Director : Hemanta Mukherjee

Star Cast : Sandhya Roy, Basanta Choudhury, Pahari Sanyal, Anup Kumar, Anubha Gupta, Asit Baran, Bhanu Bandopadhyay, Jahor Roy, Sabita Sinha, Satindra Bhattacharya, Mani Srimani, Asha Devi, Bishu Bandyopadhyay, Samar Kumar

Story of the film

The movie narrates the tragic life story of Roshanbai and how she triumphs over the insensitive society. Roshanbai used to visit the bathing ghat every morning where she could hear the prayers of a brahmin. Roshan fell for him and decided to leave her profession. She wished to start a fresh life with the brahmin. She showered Sohanlal, the agent with money so that he would free her from the profession. One day Roshan pretending to be a destitute brahmin girl won the brahmin’s attention and he gave her shelter. She was content with her new life at the brahmin’s place. One day the brahmin proposed marriage to her. After marriage, Rposhan lived happily with the brahmin though they were extremely poor. One day Sohanlal disclosed Roshan’s past to the brahmin. The brahmin was shocked at Roshan’s deed of treacherously marrying him and left her forever. Sohanlal was successful in his wicked endeavour to take back Roshan for the prostitution business. Roshan tried to commit suicide but stopped herself as she was pregnant and wanted to bring up her child fighting all her adversities. She earned money by continuing her profession to bring up her child. Finally, we get to see that Roshan’s son becomes a doctor signaling the victory for Roshan.

Sandhya Roy as Roshanbai is excellent in this film.

Palatak (1963)

Bengali Movie Palatak starring Anup Kumar, Sandhya Roy, Anubha Gupta, Ruma Guha Thakurta.

Story of the film

A man Basanta who couldn't stand bounds and chains bitten by wanderlust. In spite of the fact that he hailed from a rich Zamindari family and could have lived in comfort, his wanderlust took him to newer and different places where he encountered new people and mingled with their lives. He marries a woman Harimati and returns home to his family with his wife. But after few days unaware of the fact that his wife is pregnant, he leaves her to go on another journey

Anup Kumar is Basanta and Sandhya Roy is Harimati in this film

Kuheli (1971)

Bengali suspense thriller movie directed by Tarun Majumdar. The film stars Biswajit Chatterjee, Chhaya Devi, Sumita Sanyal Ajitesh Bandopadhyay, Satya Bandyopadhyay, Shekhar Chatterjee, Utpal Dutt, Sandhya Roy, Debashree Roy, Rabi Ghosh and Subhendu Chatterjee.

Story of the film

A woman named Sheba Mitra comes to a remote hill town, Nijhumgarh to be the governess of girl child Ranu. Shankar Roy, the owner of the almost haunted bungalow called Raykuthi. Ranu is his only child. Sheba came to know everything is going mysterious surrounding her. She tried to know the history about the Bungalow and the dwellers and started investigation secretly. Old family friend Dr. Choudhury and Shankar's cousine Satyabhusan were very much related with the family. Sheba suddenly knew that two murders took place there nearly seven years earlier. She watched that mysterious incidents are happening. A lady like Shankar's deceased wife sings and walks in the adjacent jungle almost every night to attract the girl child and his father Shankar. Now Sheba could only pray for it to Go Away as incidents transcend the rules of our physical world. It revealed that the main culprit is one very close and trusted to the family.

Nimantran (1971)

Director – Tarun Majumdar

Story – Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay

Cast – Anup Kumar, Sandhya Roy, Nandini Maliya, Sandhya Rani, Kali Banerjee, Jahor Roy, Pahari Sanyal, Haridhan Mukherjee, Ramchandra Chowdhury, Suruchi Sengupta, Sibani Bose, Kalyani Mandal, Aparna Devi, Arun Mukherjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Gobinda Chakraborty, Ajit Bandyopadhyay, Ajit Chatterjee, Monu Mukherjee, Shailen Ganguli, Durgadas Banerjee

Story of the film

Hirendranath Ganguly or Hiru who lives in Kolkata comes to his aunt's house after his F.A. examination. There he meets a simple girl named Kumudini. She has lost her father. She and her mother stay in her uncle's house. Kumudini takes the uncle's goat for grazing in the field and sells the milk of goats. Everyone in the village loves her. Kumudini has a great intimacy with Sabitri, the daughter of village doctor named Dasarath Chatterjee. The village postmaster (Dayal) teaches Kumudini. Kumudini proposed the name of Hiru as a bridegroom of Sabitri. But gradually Kumu and Hiru come in close contact with each other .Dayal gives the proposal of Sabitri's marriage to Hiru to Kumudini's uncle. But Kumudini's uncle refused it as Hiru did not have the necessary social status. Hiru returns to the town with a broken heart. Then he manages a job in Rail at Jamalpur. There the boiler inspector Jatinbabu displays a great affection towards him. One day the boiler Inspector died in an accident. Before his death he informs Hiru that he is loaded with debt and gives him the responsibility of his ambitious daughter, Surama. Hiru gets married to her. But she is not satisfied with the domestic affairs. She expresses her problem to Hiru. Then Hiru resigns the railway job and leaves Jamalpur. After that he shifts to Munger and starts a business, He becomes a rich person by the dint of hard labour and intelligence. But he cannot give time and love to his wife. At that time his aunt writes a letter to him to take her to his house. Reaching there he comes to know that the husband of Kumudini is indifferent to her. Hiru wants to take Kumudini to him, but Kumudini does not agree to go. Then Hiru goes away and Kumudini looks at him with tearful eyes.

Another master piece film of Sandhya Roy. Sandhya Roy is Kumudini in this film.

Ashani Sanket (1973)

Director – Satyajit Ray Story – Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay Music Director – Satyajit Ray

Soumitra Chatterjee as Gangacharan Chakravarti
Bobita as Angana/Gangacharan's wife
Chitra Banerjee as Moti
Govinda Chakravarti - Dinabandhu
Anil Ganguly as Nibaran
Noni Ganguly as Scarface' Jadu
Debatosh Ghosh as Adhar
Ramesh Mukherjee as Biswas
Sheli Pal as Mokshada
Suchita Ray Chaudhury as Khenti
Sandhya Roy as Chutki

Story of the film

Gangacharan, an educated Brahmin, has arrived to settle in the village with his wife, Ananga, a sensitive woman, giving and devoted to her husband. The distant World War II changes the village. Gangacharan is only little more informed than the villagers. As a few aeroplanes disturb the peaceful sky, the word goes around that the war will result in a scarcity of rice and as a result the price of rice soars. To eat, the villagers are reduced to animal-like existence, forced to beg for food. Ananga offers to work for food and she goes to work with other village women. Ananga along with Chutki goes to the forest to look for wild potatoes. A man tries to take Ananga. Chutki kills the man with the bar she used to dig potatoes. An untouchable-caste woman dies for hunger; the first starvation death in the village. Gangacharan, breaking the taboo, give her a proper cremation. Even as we learn that Ananga is pregnant, we see the villagers leave in search of food in silhouettes. The screen is filled with a statement - Over five million died of starvation and epidemics in Bengal in what has come to be known as the man-made famine of 1943.

Phuleshwari (1974)

Tarun  Majumdar film.

Cast Sandhya Roy as Fuleswari Samit Bhanja as Brindaban Utpal Dutt Rabi Ghosh Anup Kumar Tarun Kumar Lily Chakravarty Sulata Chowdhury Molina Devi Gita Dey Ashim Chakraborty

Yet another Sandhya Roy acted memorable film. Sandhya Roy is a lovable village girl in this film.

Story of the film

Fuleswari is a Bengali romance drama film directed by Tarun Majumdar[1] based on a story of Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay. Fuleswari, a young woman, falls in love with Brindaban, who arrives in her village. She plans to marry him but is hesitant when she learns that Brindaban is involved in a crime.

Sansar Simante (1975)

Sandhya Roy, Soumitra Chatterjee, Bhanu bandopadhyay, Rabi Ghosh, Utpal Dutt, Shekhar Chatterjee and directed by Tarun Majumdar.

Baba Taraknath (1977)


Sandhya Roy
Biswajeet Chatterjee
Sulochana Chatterjee
Gurudas Bannerjee
Sukhen Das
Anup Kumar

Story of the film

Amar (Biswajit) is a scientist who wants to invent a new drug from snake's poison along with Sudha (Sandhya Roy), a fellow researcher. They get married but the Gurudev of Amar's family predicts that Amar will die within a year. The only way he can escape death is that Sudha has to leave him. Amar can not accept this news and one day, devoted to his research he gets bit by a snake. Sudha is a worshipper of Lord Shiva and goes to Tarakeshwar and challenges God to return her husband to her. Happy ending film.

This film, rather Sudha (Sandhya Roy) set the craze among young generation for going to Tarakeshwar Shiva temple carrying water during Shravan month. Sandhya Roy is outstanding in this film.

Ganadevata (1978)

Sandhya Roy portrayed the role of Durga in this film.

Durga is one of the interesting characters of the story, with grey shades of honesty, kindness, cunning and empathy. Moneylender Chhiru Pal taking advantage of Durga at night. Durga is a bold woman, living by herself and secretly twisting the course of events for the greater good.

Dadar Kirti (1980)

A Tarun Majumdar block buster hit movie and Sandhya Roy played the role of sister-in-law in this movie. Although this film is famous for beginning of Mahua - Tapas pair still Sandhya Roy played a pivotal role.


Mahua Roychoudhury as Saraswati
Tapas Pal in Dadar Kirti
Debashree Roy as Bini 
Tapas Paul as Kedar 
Kali Banerjee
Anup Kumar as Bhombol Bhattacharjee
Ayan Banerjee as Santosh
Satya Bannerjee
Sandhya Roy as Boudi 
Ruma Guha Thakurta as Saraswati, Bini's mother
Sulata Choudhury
Haradhan Banerjee as Kedar's father 
Kaushik Banerjee
Shamit Bhanja 

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