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Birthday Special: Nirupa Roy was known as Goddess before mother in films, before that she was a glamorous actress

If the mother is talked about in Bollywood films, then the first name comes of Bollywood’s well-known actress Nirupa Roy. Nirupa Roy is an actress who was given the title of mother in Indian films or rather Nirupa Roy is called the mother of Bollywood. Nirupa Roy played the role of mother in most of the films in her entire film career. Today, on the special occasion of Nirupa Roy’s birthday, let us tell you some interesting things related to her…

Started work at the age of 15

Born on January 4, 1931, Nirupa Roy started working in films from a very young age. She started working as a lead actress in films from the age of 15. In 1946, he entered the film industry. Played lead actress in films for a long time. Apart from this, she played the role of mother in many films.

Changed name after appearing in films

Nirupa Roy was born in a Gujarati family. In childhood, his name was Kokila Kishorechandra Balsara. Nirupa Rai changed her name after joining the film industry. She was married to Kamal Roy at the age of just 15. After marriage she came to Mumbai. They have two children named Yogesh and Kiran.

One advertisement changed the fate

He made his debut in films with ‘Rankadevi’. In 1946, her husband saw an ad in a Gujarati newspaper. A film was being made which needed an artist. He sent Nirupa’s profile and she was selected. In the same year, director Homi Wadia cast her for her first Hindi film. The name of the film was ‘Amar Raj’. Trilok Kapoor was the hero with him.

Devi’s role in 16 films

His pairing with Trilok Kapoor was the biggest hit. Together they acted in 18 films. Apart from this, at the beginning of her career, Nirupa Roy played the role of Devi in ​​many films. Seeing her as a goddess in the film, people really thought of her as a goddess and started coming home to seek her blessings.

Worked in more than 250 films

In many films of Amitabh Bachchan, Nirupa Roy played the role of his mother. In the 1999 film Lal Badshah, both Amitabh Bachchan and Nirupa Roy were last seen in the role of mother and son. Nirupa did around 250 films in her career. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in the year 2004.

Arrested for demanding dowry

Let us tell you that in the year 2001, Nirupa was arrested for demanding dowry. Along with husband Kamal Roy and son Kiran Roy also went to jail. Bahu Una Roy had filed a case of dowry harassment. Died of heart attack on 13 October 2004. At that time he was 72 years old.

Shivam Bangwal

Shivam Bangwal is an India-based Entrepreneur. He is the Founder of Successful Startups like Youthistaan, People News Chronicle, Hitchhike TV & Branding Panther. Shivam has done his Master's in Computer Applications.

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