One of the most popular actresses of Bollywood in the yesteryears, Reena Roy is noted for being the highest paid actress during the 1970's and the early 80's. The actress who portrayed mostly lead roles during her career made her debut on the silver screen with Zaroorat in 1972. Over the years, Reena Roy, in her illustrious career spanning nearly 30 years starred in more than 80 films. At the peak of her career, the veteran star had a huge fan following and she was one of the first actresses to do female-oriented roles. Few of her most notable films include Umar Qaid (1975), Kalicharan (1976), Jaani Dushman (1979), Ghulami (1985), Janam Kundli (1995) and Refugee (2000). For her outstanding contribution to the Indian cinema, Reena Roy was conferred with the prestigious Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.