Sandhya Roy

Sandhya Roy is an Indian actress and politician.[1][2] She is known for her work in Bengali cinema. She is the recipient of BFJA Award for three times.[3] and one Filmfare Awards East best actress for Ganadevata.

Sandhya Roy
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Roy in the film Surjo Snan (1962)
Born (1941-04-11) 11 April 1941 (age 80)
Notable work
Alor Pipasa
Sansar Simante
Dadar Kirti
Political partyTrinamool Congress
Spouse(s)Tarun Majumder
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded byPrabodh Panda
Succeeded byDilip Ghosh

Roy made her cinematic debut with Rajen Tarafdar's Antariksha (1957).[4]

Political careerEdit

In 2014, she contested a seat in the Lok Sabha election for the All India Trinamool Congress and won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Medinipur constituency and became a member of the Parliament of India.[5]



  • Won- "Banga Bibhushan",the highest civilian award in West Bengal for her contribution to Indian Cinema in 2013.
  • BFJA Award - Best Supporting Actress Award for Tin Adhay in 1969.
  • BFJA Award - Best Actress Award for Nimantran in 1972.
  • BFJA Award - Best Actress Award for Sansar Simante in 1976.
  • Filmfare Awards East - Best Actress Award for Ganadevata in 1979.
  • Bharatnirman Award in 1997.
  • Kalakar Awards - Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.


  1. ^ "Sandhya Roy movies, filmography, biography and songs -". Cinestaan. Retrieved 13 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Sandhya Roy reveals why she couldn't reject 'Manojder Adbhut Bari'". The Times of India. 26 September 2018. Retrieved 6 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Sandhya Roy Awards, List Of Awards Won By Sandhya Roy". Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Antariksha (1957) - Review, Star Cast, News, Photos". Cinestaan. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  5. ^ "West Bengal Lok Sabha Election Results 2014, WB Constituency List". Retrieved 27 September 2015.

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