Nirupa Roy biography

Nirupa Roy


Birth nameKokila Kishorechandra Bulsara
Nirupa Roy
Nirupa Roy
Born4 January 1931
Valsad, Gujarat, British India
Died13 October 2004 (aged 73)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Known as"queen of misery"
debutGujarati film Ranakdevi
Spouse(s)Kamal Roy
ChildrenYogesh, Kiran


Nirupa Roy was an Indian actress. She was known for her roles of mother as she known of Bollywood. she acted in more than 475 films. She married to Kamal Roy, had two children’s Yogesh and Kiran. She was died at the age of 73 due to cardiac arrest. In 1955 she acted as Dev Anand's mother, even though she is about 8 years younger than him. Her most famous movie was deewar (1975) in which she played role as mother of amitabh bachchan and shashi kapoor.
Nirupa Roy
Nirupa Roy in movie deewar


Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – Awarded
Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award
1956 Munimji – Malti
1962 Chhaya – Manorama/Aayah
1965 Shehnaai – Shobha

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