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August 16, 1970

Manisha Koirala (born on August 16, 1970) is a Nepalese actress known for her work in Indian films. She has appeared in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam films. Koirala made her film debut with the Nepali film Preeti in 1991. She then starred in Mani Ratnam's 1992 Tamil film Roja.

Early life

Manisha Koirala
Manisha Koirala

Manisha Koirala was born on August 16, 1970, in Kathmandu to political leaders Prakash Koirala and Sushma Koirala. She is the great-niece of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Her grandfather, B. P. Koirala, was the Prime Minister of Nepal during the 1960s, and her father, Prakash Koirala, was a member of the Nepali Congress Party and spent time in prison for his political beliefs. Growing up in a political family meant that Koirala was always aware of her country's social and political unrest. Despite the instability at home, she had a happy childhood and was very close to her parents and siblings.

Koirala’s interest in acting began when she was just a child. She would often put on shows for her family and friends, using whatever props she could find around the house. When she was 10 years old, she starred in a local stage production of The King and I.

Career

Manisha Koirala

Koirala's first film role was in the Nepali movie Pheri Bhetaula. The movie was a huge success and established her as one of the most popular actresses in Nepal. She has since starred in several successful Nepali and Hindi films.

Manisha Koirala is best known for her work in the critically acclaimed film Dil Se.., for which she won several Best Actress awards. She has also received critical acclaim for her work in films like Company, Khamoshi: The Musical, and Lajja.

In addition to her work in film, Koirala has also been active in social work. She is a goodwill ambassador for Cancer Patients Aid Association and has also worked with other charities.

Acting roles

Manisha Koirala has starred in many Indian and international films. She has worked in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Nepali, Bengali, and English-language films. Koirala made her film debut with the Nepali film Pheri Bhetaula (1991), for which she won the Best Actress Award at the Locarno International Film Festival.

She went on to star in a number of commercially successful Indian films such as Dil Se.. (1998), Company (2002), and Sarkar Raj (2008). Koirala has also starred in several international films such as The Insider (1999), Miss Julie (1999), and One Night with the King (2006). In 2012, she was honored with the Padma Shri by the Government of India for her contributions to cinema.

Personal life: Koirala has been open about her battle with cancer

Manisha Koirala

In an interview with The Indian Express, Koirala opened up about her battle with cancer, saying "Cancer is not the end of the world. It's just a chapter in my life."

The actress was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012 and underwent treatment in New York. She has since been declared cancer-free.

Koirala has been candid about her experience with cancer, sharing her journey on social media and giving interviews to raise awareness about the disease.

Conclusion

Manisha Koirala is a successful actress and humanitarian. She has starred in many films and has won numerous awards. She is also a UN Goodwill Ambassador and has worked to raise awareness about various issues including HIV/AIDS, cancer, and women's rights. Koirala is an inspiration to many and her work both in front of and behind the camera is commendable.

Bio
Full NameManisha Koirala
NicknameManu, Manya
Date of BirthAugust 16, 1970
Age Years
NationalityNepalese
BirthplaceKathmandu, Nepal
Home TownKathmandu
ReligionHindu
Educational QualificationDiploma in FilmMaking
SchoolVKM, Varanasi (Till Class X)
Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi
College/ UniversityNew York University
Zodiac SignLeo ♌
ProfessionActor, Social Activist
Physical Stats
Height5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)
Weight63 kg (139 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack and Brown
Eye ColorBrown
Favorite
ColorWhite
FoodKeto-friendly, spicy tofu-based dish, made using chili bean sauce
ActorKamal Haasan
ActressIngrid Bergman, Meryl Streep, and Whoopi Goldberg
Singer-
PlaceKashmir and London
HobbiesTraveling
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusDivorced
FatherPrakash Koirala
MotherSushma Koirala
Spouse (Wife/ Husband)Samrat Dahal (m.2010 - div.2012)
Children-
Son(s)-
Daughter(s)-
Brother(s)Siddharth Koirala
Sister(s)-
Career
ProfessionActor, Social Activist
Net Worth$11.5 Million
Famous forStarring in the Bollywood movie: A Love Story (1994) Agni Sakshi (1996) Gupt (1997) and Mann (1999)
DebutNepali movie:  Pheri Bhetaula (1989)
Bollywood:Saudagar (1991)
Awards/ HonoursAwards
Filmfare Awards South,
Filmfare Awards,
Screen Awards,
BFJA awards,
Streaming Awards,
Cinema Express Awards
Signature-

Movie List

Shehzada
[ 2023 (Upcoming) ]
99 Songs
[ 2021 ]
India Sweets and Spices
[ 2021 ]
Maska
[ 2020 ]
Prassthanam
[ 2019 ]
Lust Stories
[ 2018 ]
Sanju
[ 2018 ]
Dear Maya
[ 2017 ]
Game
[ 2016 ]
Edavappathy
[ 2016 ]
Chehere: A Modern Day Classic
[ 2015 ]
Bhoot Returns
[ 2012 ]
Mappillai
[ 2011 ]
I Am
[ 2011 ]
Ek Second... Jo Zindagi Badal De?
[ 2010 ]
Dharmaa
[ 2010 ]
Elektra
[ 2010 ]
Do Paise Ki Dhoop, Chaar Aane Ki Baarish
[ 2009 ]
Tulsi
[ 2008 ]
Nagaram
[ 2008 ]
Sirf....Life Looks Greener on the Other Side
[ 2008 ]
Mehbooba
[ 2008 ]
Khela
[ 2008 ]
Anwar
[ 2007 ]
Darwaza Bandh Rakho
[ 2006 ]
Chaahat – Ek Nasha
[ 2005 ]
Mumbai Xpress
[ 2005 ]
Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story
[ 2005 ]
Anjaane – The Unknown
[ 2005 ]
Paisa Vasool
[ 2004 ]
Tum – A Dangerous Obsession
[ 2004 ]
Escape from Taliban
[ 2003 ]
Calcutta Mail
[ 2003 ]
Market
[ 2003 ]
Company
[ 2002 ]
Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani
[ 2002 ]
Ek Chotisi Love Story
[ 2002 ]
Baba
[ 2002 ]
Grahan
[ 2001 ]
Chhupa Rustam: A Musical Thriller
[ 2001 ]
Lajja
[ 2001 ]
Aalavandhan
[ 2001 ]
Moksha
[ 2001 ]
Khauff
[ 2000 ]
Baaghi
[ 2000 ]
Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya
[ 2000 ]
Champion
[ 2000 ]
Kachche Dhaage
[ 1999 ]
Lal Baadshah
[ 1999 ]
Laawaris
[ 1999 ]
Jai Hind
[ 1999 ]
Mudhalvan
[ 1999 ]
Kartoos
[ 1999 ]
Mann
[ 1999 ]
Hindustan Ki Kasam
[ 1999 ]
Yugpurush
[ 1998 ]
Salaakhen
[ 1998 ]
Achanak
[ 1998 ]
Dil Se..
[ 1998 ]
Maharaja
[ 1998 ]
Sanam
[ 1997 ]
Gupt: The Hidden Truth
[ 1997 ]
Dil Ke Jharokhe Mein
[ 1997 ]
Loha
[ 1997 ]
Agni Sakshi
[ 1996 ]
Indian
[ 1996 ]
Khamoshi: The Musical
[ 1996 ]
Majhdhaar
[ 1996 ]
Criminal
[ 1995 ]
Bombay
[ 1995 ]
Anokha Andaz
[ 1995 ]
Guddu
[ 1995 ]
Ram Shastra
[ 1995 ]
Akele Hum Akele Tum
[ 1995 ]
Dushmani: A Violent Love Story
[ 1995 ]
Yuhi Kabhi
[ 1994 ]
Milan
[ 1994 ]
1942: A Love Story
[ 1994 ]
Criminal
[ 1994 ]
Sangdil Sanam
[ 1994 ]
Insaaniyat Ke Devta
[ 1993 ]
Anmol
[ 1993 ]
Dhanwan
[ 1993 ]
Yalgaar
[ 1992 ]
First Love Letter
[ 1991 ]
Saudagar
[ 1991 ]
Pheri Bhetaula
[ 1989 ]

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