Most widely held works by Reena Roy
Aasha ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A singer who entertained the whole world never allowed her audiences to see a glimpse of her own yearnings and longings. When she meets a truck driver, she discovers he has a voice that tugs at her heart strings.
Aasha Asha ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Mala is told that her truck driver husband Deepak has been killed in an accident. Her misfortunes pile up as her mother-in-law kicks her out, she finds out that she is pregnant, and her eyesight is failing. Meanwhile, Deepak meets up with the famous singer Aasha and they decide to eventually marry. Destiny unfolds as Aasha meets Mala's daughter.
Apnapan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 16 libraries worldwide
"The story of that indefinable quality of nearness and understanding which is the foundation of a successful marriage, and without which it is misery. Anil, a divorcee with a child from his previous marriage meets a working girl, Radhika, falls in love with her and marries her. He has confided to her that he is a divorcee with a child. But their love is complete. Even Prakash, Anil's son accepts her. All is well till they meet Kamini, Anil's first wife. She is also remarried to a widower with two sons, but her life is still empty. She is caught up in the whirl of parties and pleasure. And when she sees Anil with Radhika and Prakash, she realizes what she is missing and tries to regain what she has lost. Can she?"--www.shemaroo.com.
Dard ka rishta ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Hindi and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The Sharmas are both surgeons in New York. Ravi wants to go back to India, while his wife wants to remain in New York to do research towards a cure for leukemia, the cancer that killed her brother. Ravi is named Head of Surgery at Tata Memorial Hospital in Bombay, and they divorce. Later, in India, Ravi has a daughter, Khushbu. When Khushbu is twelve, she feels sick, and a blood test reveals that she has leukemia.
Rocky ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in Hindi and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Rocky becomes the victim of an evil man, who destroys his family happiness and thus changes the entire destiny of his family and friends.
Paapi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Dr. Ashok believes that with love and patience, he could reform any criminal. He falls in love with Rani, who unbeknowst to him is a criminal on the run. When Inspector Kumar, who is determined to rid society of crime, thinks he has caught up to Rani, she escapes. Kumar arrests Ashok as her accomplice. And when Kumar finally arrests Rani, he realizes that she is more than a criminal to him.
Nagin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in Hindi and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Tells of the saga of revenge of an ichadhari female cobra on five men who were responsible for killing her lover. She takes the form of women to kill four out of the five men. The fifth man succeeds in killing her.
Aadmi khilona hai ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Two brothers and their wives, all living in the same household, face conflict and greed when one of the women cannot conceive a child.
Arpan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Andhaa kanoon ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in Hindi and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Naseeb Nasība = Naṣīb ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A drunk who cannot pay his tab trades his winning lottery ticket to the waiter, Namdev instead. Namdev, Damu, Ragu and one other friend decide to go in on the ticket together, but when it turns out to actually be a winner, Damu and Ragu turn on the other two, murdering the one and framing Namdev. Ten years later Damu and Ragu have used their stolen lottery money to build a fabulous hotel and make millions. The lives of many characters become intertwined and Naseeb becomes a poignant story about love, friendship, sacrifice and above all, destiny.
Bezubaan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Jwalamukhi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in Hindi and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Savita's policeman lover is killed by a ruthless crime lord, prompting her to abandon her son Rajesh when he is born. Rajesh is brought up by Rai Saheb, who also has a son of his own, Vikram. Years later, Rajesh has grown up to be a police inspector, while Vikram is a customs officer. Both men are honest, diligent, and dedicated. These qualities get them into conflict with criminal don P.D., who possesses a secret document that links Rai to the murder of his wife, Sheela.
Sat sri akal ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A film that explores traditional Punjabi life.
Kalyug ke avtaar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ailing multi-millionaire Pratap's mom gets him to promise that he will marry the first woman he sees the next morning, to which he agrees. The first woman he sees is Reena who comes from a poor family. Pratap proposes to her dad, and introduces Reena to his mom. The marriage is celebrated with great pomp and ceremony. Years later a son, Shyam, is born to them. When Shyam grows up he attends college and falls in love with fellow-collegian, Babli. When Pratap finds out that his son is in love, he meets and accepts Babli as his daughter-in-law right away. The only problem is Babli's brother, Dhamu Dada, who hates all millionaires, and is all set to oppose this marriage tooth and nail.
Gair ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 3 libraries worldwide
As a baby, Vijay is left on the steps of a temple and adopted by a rich industrialist. He grows up to be an industrialist himself and problems arise when Vijay and his adopted father's real son fall in love with the same woman.
Sanam teri kasam Sanama terī kasama ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Hindi and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sunil and his father, Wilson, con a rich man into believing that Sunil is his long lost son. Only the mother, who is also separated from her husband, the rich man, can identify who her son is.
Arpan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Apran is the story of Shobha, a working girl who is in love with Anil. While Anil was out of town, his sister, Vini becomes pregnant before marriage. Rakesh, Vinis boy friend is kidnapped by a top industrialist, J.K. J.K. blackmails Shobha to marry him if she wants to save the honor of Anil's family. She sacrifices and accepts the terms.
Main intaquam loonga ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Hindi and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Kumar Agnihotri is in love with Mala, and his other passion is boxing, which his mother loathes. His parents bring home a woman named Ganga, a childhood friend of his mother's. He learns that Ganga is really his biological mother, and his father, was the national boxing champion, who was killed by three men for refusing to lose a fight. While his mother is afraid she is going to lose her son to Ganga, Kumar decides to avenge his biological's father's death.
Dharam kanta ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in Hindi and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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