Nirupa Roy

  • 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

Biography

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.


Movies

1968 - Aabroo
1977 - Aaina
1977 - Aakhri Goli
1970 - Aan Milo Sajna
1960 - Aanchal - 1960
1969 - Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool
1976 - Aap Beati
1981 - Aas Paas
1966 - Aasra
1979 - Aatish
1970 - Abhinetri
1979 - Ahinsa
1977 - Amar Akbar Anthony
1986 - Angaaray
1969 - Anjaana
1978 - Anjane Mein
1978 - Ankh Ka Tara
1972 - Anokhi Pehchan
1977 - Anurodh
Aurat Teri Yehi Kahani
1969 - Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke
1982 - Badle Ki Aag
1978 - Besharam
1950 - Bhai Bahen
1980 - Chambal Ki Kasam
1965 - Chand Aur Suraj
1988 - Charnon Ki Saugandh
1961 - Chhaya
1971 - Chhoti Bahu
1975 - Deewaar
1961 - Dharmputra
1978 - Dil Aur Deewar
1953 - Do Bigha Zamin
1982 - Do Dishayen
1988 - Do Waqt Ki Roti
1972 - Ek Hasina Do Diwane
1974 - Farebi
1971 - Ganga Tera Pani Amrit
Ganga Tere Desh Mein
1988 - Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswati
1955 - Garam Coat
1979 - Gautam Govinda
1985 - Geraftaar
1970 - Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani - 1970
1970 - Gopi
1963 - Grahasti
1963 - Gumrah
1950 - Har Har Mahadev
1977 - Hatyara
1992 - Humshakal
1967 - Jaal - 1967
1979 - Jaandaar
Jai Shiv Shankar
1981 - Jail Yatra
1972 - Janwar Aur Insaan
1972 - Jawani Diwani - 1972
1969 - Jigri Dost
1973 - Jyot Jale
1979 - Kartavya
1977 - Kasum Khoon Ki
1981 - Katilon Ke Kaatil
1979 - Khandaan
1977 - Khoon Pasina
1981 - Kranti
1981 - Kranti
1973 - Kuchhe Dhaage - 1973
1966 - Laadla - 1966
1980 - Lootmaar
1976 - Maa
1970 - Maa Aur Mamta
1985 - Mahaguru
1970 - Maharaja - 1970
1982 - Main Intequam Loonga
1973 - Manchali
1985 - Mard
1963 - Mujhe Jeene Do
1955 - Munimji
1978 - Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
1978 - Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
1957 - Musafir - 1957
1970 - My Love
Naam O Nishan
1978 - Nalayak
1966 - Neend Hamari Khwab Tumhare
1985 - Pataal Bhairavi
1964 - Phoolon Ki Sej
1975 - Ponga Pandit
1991 - Pratikar
1970 - Purab Aur Paschim
1988 - Pyaar Ka Mandir
1969 - Pyar Ka Mausam
1969 - Rahgir
1968 - Raja Aur Runk
1967 - Ram Aur Shyam
1978 - Ram Kasam
1971 - Sansar
1985 - Sarfarosh
1965 - Shaheed
1981 - Shakka
1964 - Shehnai
1979 - Suhaag
1974 - Zehreela Insaan