She was awarded the Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Supporting Actress in its very first ceremony in 1975 for her role in the film Lathial, besides numerous other awards. Rosy started her career in 1964 through Eito Jibon film. She appeared in over 200 Bengali films and always played a positive sad role.
She also acted in 25 Urdu films.
She was President of Zia Sangskritik Parishad (Zisus). Rosy died on March 9, 2007 at Birdem Hospital, Dhaka of kidney failure.