- Birthday: 04. January 1931
- Birthplace: Valsad, Gujarat, British India
- Awards: Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – Awarded 2004, Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award, Bengal Film Journalists' Association – Best Supporting Actress Award
Nirupa Roy (born Kokila Kishorechandra Bulsara; Gujarati: નિરુપા રોય; 4 January 1931 – 13 October 2004) was an Indian actress who appeared in Hindi films. Roy was mostly known for portraying character roles of the Indian mother. She played leading roles in her early films and started playing mother roles during the 1970s – 80's. Her acting career spanned more than 50 years, and she acted in more than 475 films. She was referred to as the "queen of misery" in Hindi film circles.
Nirupa Roy was born as Kokila Kishorechandra Bulsara in Valsad, Gujarat. She was married to Kamal Roy when she was 15 and moved to Mumbai. They have two sons, Yogesh and Kiran. She changed her first name when she entered the film industry. She was very friendly with actress Shyama. She died, after having a cardiac arrest, in Mumbai on 13 October 2004 at the age of 72. She was regarded as the greatest Mother of all times in Bollywood. She was Gujarati and taught children Gujarati before she acted in films.