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Nirupa Roy (1931–2004)

Kokila was born on January 4, 1931 in Valsad, Gujerat, India, in the Gujerati-speaking Balsara family. She was married to Kamal Roy at a very young age, and shortly thereafter in 1946 both husband and wife decided to make a career on the silver screen. They traveled to Bombay, both applied, but only Kokila was chosen to act in a Gujerati movie, ... See full bio »

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(age 73) in Mumbai, India

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 1999 Lal Baadshah
Lal's foster mother
 1996 Namak
Shanti K. Sharma
 1992 Mere Sajana Saath Nibhana
Kanhaiya's Mother
 1992 Humshakal
Vinod's Mother
 1991 Hai Meri Jaan
Neelam's grandma / Dadi Maa
 1991 Lakhpati
 1991 Pratikar
Parvati Prasad
 1990 Kaaranama
 1990 Pyar Ka Devta
Parvati Kumar
 1989 Dana Paani
Shanti Tripathi
 1989 Santosh
Kamla (Santosh & Kundan's mother)
 1988 Aurat Teri Yehi Kahani
Thakurain
 1988 Dharam Shatru
 1988 Do Waqt Ki Roti
Kaushalya
 1988 Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi
Bharati devi (Gangaa's mom)
 1988 Inteqam
 1988 Sone Pe Suhaaga
Mrs. Kashinath
 1988 Ganga Tere Desh Mein
Mrs. Ganga Nath
 1988 Charnon Ki Saugandh
Ravi's Mother
 1988 Pyar Ka Mandir
Laxmi Kumar
 1987 Naam O Nishan
Thakurain Champa J. Singh
 1987 Pyaar Karke Dekho
Lilavati
 1986 Angaaray
Mrs. Varma - Arti & Sanjay's mother
 1986 Locket
Laxmi Sardarilal
 1985 Aaj Ka Daur
Laxmi Agnihotri
 1985 Mard
Rani Durga Singh
 1985 Geraftaar
Mrs. Durga Kumar Khanna
 1985 Pataal Bhairavi
Ramu's mother
 1985 Mahaguru
Subhash's mother
 1985 Ramkali
Rukmani Ram Singh
 1985 Sarfarosh
Jawala Singh's mother
 1984 Aan Aur Shaan
 1984 Mera Faisla
Mrs. Saxena (Raj's dadimaa)
 1984 Pavitra Ganga
 1984 Ram Tera Desh
Mrs. Savitri Das
 1984 Inquilaab
Amarnath's mother
 1983 Chor Police
Mrs. Sinha
 1983 Mawaali
Ramesh's Mother
 1983 Betaab
Sumitra Devi Kapoor
 1983 Jaanwar
Raju's mom
 1982 Do Dishayen
 1982 Main Intequam Loonga
Janki Agnihotri
 1982 Deedar-E-Yaar
Mrs. Nawaz Khan
 1982 Teri Kasam
Parvati (Tony's Mother)
 1982 Badle Ki Aag
Durga (uncredited)
 1982 Teesri Aankh
Malti Nath
 1982 Geet Ganga
 1981 Professor Pyarelal
Shanti
 1981 Shakka
Geeta
 1981 Jail Yatra
Radha Verma
 1981 Khoon Aur Paani
Mrs. Singh
 1981 Kranti
Radha
 1981 Aas Paas
Arun's Mother
 1980 Lootmaar
Satyavati
 1980 Zalim
 1979 Jaandaar
 1979 Khandaan
Savitri G. Srivastav
 1979 Ahimsa
 1979 Suhaag
Durga Kapoor
 1979 Nalayak
Sita Narayan
 1979 Kartavya
 1979 Gautam Govinda
Ganga
 1979 Aatish
Shobha Rai
 1978 Ram Kasam
 1978 Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
Fatima
 1978 Dil Aur Deewaar
Saroj's mom
 1978 Anjane Mein
Mrs. Shanti Lal
 1978 Ankh Ka Tara
Parvati
 1977 Aakhri Goli
 1977 Anurodh
Radha Mathur
 1977 Kasum Khoon Ki
Shanti
 1977 Besharam
Mrs. Ramchandra
 1977 Hatyara
Prakash's Mother
 1977 Aaina
Savitri R. Shastri
 1977 Khoon Pasina
Aslam's Mother
 1977 Amar Akbar Anthony
Bharati
 1976 Aap Beati
Lajjoo K. Kapoor
 1976 Dharti Mata
 1976 Maa
Vijay's Mother
 1976 Santan
 1975 Deewaar
Sumitra Devi
 1975 Mounto
 1975 Ponga Pandit
Janki S. Nath
 1974 Badla
Mrs. Murli
 1974 The Cheat
 1974 Roti
Malti
 1974 Zehreela Insaan
Shobha
 1973 Jyot Jale
 1973 Manchali
Chachi
 1973 Taxi Driver
 1973 Kuchhe Dhaage
Thakurain Devaki Singh
 1973 Gopi
Parvati
 1972 Ek Hasina Do Diwane
Amar's mom
 1972 Jaanwar Aur Insaan
Gauri
 1972 Jawani Diwani
Madhu Anand
 1971 Jawan Muhabat
Mrs. Sunita Sareen
 1971/II Sansar
 1971 Nadaan
Ranjana
 1971 Chhoti Bahu
Sita
 1970 Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani
Padma
 1970 Maharaja
 1970 My Love
Durga - Raj's Aunt
 1970 Purab Aur Pachhim
Kaushalya (Harnam's Wife)
 1970 Aan Milo Sajna
Savitri Choudhury
 1970 Abhinetri
Shekhar's Mother
 1970 Maa Aur Mamta
Polly
 1969 Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool
Sumitra
 1969 Anjaana
Janki
 1969 Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke
Maya
 1969 Hum Ek Hain
 1969 Jigri Dost
Annapurna N. Das
 1969 Pyar Ka Mausam
Jamuna
 1969 Rahgir
 1969 Surya Devata
 1968 Raja Aur Runk
Shanta
 1968 Sadhu Aur Shaitaan
Goddess Parvati (in play) (uncredited)
 1968 Aabroo
Tilotma M. Anand
 1967 Badrinath Yatra
Sheila
 1967 Jaal
Sunder's aunty
 1967 Ram Aur Shyam
Sulakshana
 1966 Aasra
Maya Kumar
 1966 Laadla
Savitri
 1966 Neend Hamari Khwab Tumhare
Begum. Khan Bahadur
 1965 Chand Aur Suraj
Kamla C. Malik
 1965 Shankar Sita Ansuya
Narmada
 1965 Shree Ram Bharat Milan
Rani Kaikeyi
 1965 Shaheed
Durga
 1965 Shahi Raqasa
 1964 Hameer Hath
 1964 Phoolon Ki Sej
Janki Verma
 1964 Shehnai
 1964 Zindagi
 1964 Benazir
Nawab's wife
 1963 Grahasti
Maya H. Khanna
 1963 Gumrah
Kamla
 1963 Mujhe Jeene Do
Champa
 1962 Aalha Udal
 1962 Bezubaan
 1962 Ma Beta
Rameshwari Sahay
 1961 Chhaya
Manorama / Aayah
 1961 Dharmputra
Mrs. Savitri Amrit Rai
 1961 Jai Chitod
 1961 Apsara
 1961 Batwara
 1961 Razia Sultana
 1960 Aanchal
 1960 Ghar Ki Laaj
 1960 Superman
 1960 Veer Durgadas
 1960 Lal Quila
 1959 Baazigar
 1959 Bedard Zamana Kya Jane
Kamla
 1959 Daaka
 1959 Dr. Z
 1959 Heera Moti
Razia
 1959 Kangan
Karuna S. Das
 1959 Kavi Kalidas
Princess Vidyotma
 1959 Pakshiraj
 1958 Chaalbaaz
 1958 Dulhan
 1958 Karigar
 1958 Naag Champa
 1958 Raj Pratigya
 1958 Samrat Chandragupt
Princess Helena
 1957 Chandi Pooja
 1957 Do Roti
Malti
 1957 Ek Gaon Ki Kahani
Maya (as Nirupa)
 1957 Laxmi Pooja
 1957 Mohini
 1957 Musafir
Bhanu's Sister-in-law
 1957 Naag Lok
 1957 Naag Mani
 1957 Narsi Bhagat
 1957 Rani Rupmati
Rupmati D. Singh
 1957 Sant Raghu
 1957 Shesh Naag
 1956 Bajrang Bali
 1956 Bhai Bhai
Laxmi
 1956 Bhai-Bhai
Mrs. Laxmi Kumar
 1956 Dassehra
 1956 Gauri Puja
 1956 Lalkaar
 1956 Ram Navami
 1956 Taksaal
 1956 Dwarikadheesh
 1955 Garam Coat
Geeta
 1955 Munimji
Malti
 1955 Navratri
 1955 Oonchi Haveli
 1955 Raj Durbar
 1955 Sati Madalasa
 1955 Tangewali
 1955 Teen Bhai
 1955 Waman Avtar
Vindhy
 1954 Aulad
 1954 Bilwamangal
 1954 Chakradhari
 1954 Durga Puja
 1954 Hukumat
 1954 Naukari
 1954 Paheli Tarikh
 1954 Shiv Kanya
 1954 Shiv Ratri
 1954 Watan
 1953 Bhagyawan
 1953 Dharma Pathni
Neeru
 1953 Do Bigha Zamin
Parvati (Paro) Maheto
 1953 Manchala
 1953 Naag Panchami
 1953 Naulakha Haar
Lakha Beipur
 1953 Naya Raasta
 1953 Raj Ratan
 1953 Shuk Rambha
 1953 Teen Batti Char Raasta
Kanta (Gujerati wife)
 1953 Madmust
 1952 Bhakta Puran
 1952 Izzat
 1952 Shiv Shakti
 1952 Sinbad Jahazi
 1952 Veer Arjun
 1951 Bare Bhaiyya
 1951 Dasavtaar
 1951 Ishwar Bhakti
 1951 Jai Mahakali
 1951 Kashmir
 1951 Lav Kush
 1951 Nai Zindagi
 1951 Ram Janma
 1951 Parnetar
 1950 Gadano Bel
 1950 Har Har Mahadev
Uma
 1950 Jawabdari
 1950 Man Ka Meet
 1950 Veer Bhimsen
 1949 Garibi
 1949 Hamari Manzil
 1949 Mangalfera
Shobha
 1949 Sati Sukanya
 1949 Udhaar
 1948 Gunsundari
Guniyal
 1948 Jai Hanuman
 1948 Jeevan Palto
 1948/II Nanand Bhojai
 1948/I Nanand Bhojai
 1947 Bhanwar
 1947/II Meerabai
 1947/I Meerabai
 1946 Amar Raj
 1946 Ranakdevi
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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Few years ago, her U.S. born daughter-in-law filed a Police complaint against her - alleging harassment and mental cruelty. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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