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Nirupa Roy (Kokila Kishorechandra Balsara)

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Biography

Valsad, Gujarat, India
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, Ranakdevi, followed by Amar Raj, and Gunsundari in 1948. She was primarily effective in creating the Gujerati film industry. This is how Nirupa Roy was born. Read more...

Actor

Character: Parvati Maheto

Do Bigha Zamin 1953

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17
Character: Mrs. Laxmi Kumar

Bhai-Bhai 1956

11
Character: Bhanu's Sister-in-law

Musafir 1957

2
Character: Rupmati D. Singh

Rani Rupmati 1957

1
Character: Princess Vidyotma

Kavi Kalidas 1959

1
Character: Kamla

Gumrah 1963

6
5
Character: Sulakshana

Ram Aur Shyam 1967

2
4
Character: Savitri Choudhury

Aan Milo Sajna 1970

5
Character: Durga - Raj's Aunt

My Love 1970

6
Character: Amar's mom

Ek Hasina Do Diwane 1972

4
Character: Parvati

Gopi 1973

5
Character: Aslam's Mother

Khoon Pasina 1977

4
Character: Radha Mathur

Anurodh 1977

5
Character: Radha

Kranti 1981

7
Character: Arun's Mother

Aas Paas 1981

6
Character: Geeta

Shakka 1981

5
Character: Lal's foster mother

Lal Baadshah 1999

14
Character: Kanhaiya's Mother

Mere Sajana Saath Nibhana 1992

0
Character: Vinod's Mother

Humshakal 1992

0
Character: Parvati Prasad

Pratikar 1991

0
Character: Neelam's grandma / Dadi Maa

Hai Meri Jaan 1991

9
Character: Parvati Kumar

Pyar Ka Devta 1990

0
Character: Shanti Tripathi

Dana Paani 1989

2
Character: Bharati devi

Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi 1988

7
Character: Laxmi Sardarilal

Locket 1986

5
Character: Mrs. Durga Kumar Khanna

Geraftaar 1985

1
Character: Amarnath's mother

Inquilaab 1984

5
Character: Shanti K. Sharma

Namak 1996

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6
Character: Manorama / Aayah

Chhaya 1961

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