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Manisha Koirala Biography

Manisha Koirala is a famous actress from Nepal who has done a lot in Indian movies. She mostly acts in Hindi films, but she’s also been in some Tamil, Nepali, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali, Kannada, and English films. She’s known for her roles in both popular and independent movies and has won four Filmfare Awards, among other honors.

Attribute Details
Full Name Manisha Koirala
Date of Birth 16 August 1970
Place of Birth Biratnagar, Nepal
Nationality Nepalese
Occupation Actress

– Diploma in Film Making.

– Graduated with a degree in filmmaking from New York University.

Family Daughter of Prakash Koirala and granddaughter of Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala, former Prime Minister of Nepal
Awards and Honors Recipient of several accolades, including four Filmfare Awards
Social Media Links Facebook

Early Years and Background

Manisha Koirala was born in Biratnagar, Nepal, to the well-known Koirala family. Her dad, Prakash Koirala, is a politician who used to be in the Cabinet and was once part of Nepal’s House of Representatives. Her mom, Sushma Koirala, takes care of the home.

Success in Career

Koirala started her acting career in 1989 with the Nepali movie Pheri Bhetaula. Later, she appeared in the Hindi film Saudagar in 1991. She became a prominent actress after her roles in the romantic dramas 1942: A Love Story (1994) and the Tamil film Bombay (1995).

Impact in the Field & Legacy

    • Koirala received critical recognition for her portrayals of characters in varied genres.
    • She began to work with independent filmmakers in art-house projects and in other language films.
    • Her performances in the drama Tulsi (2008), the Malayalam psychological drama Elektra (2010), the anthology I Am (2010) and the romantic comedy Mappillai (2011) were praised.

    Personal and Family Insights

    Koirala was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012. She took a break from acting and returned five years later with the coming-of-age drama Dear Maya (2017). She promotes causes such as women’s rights, prevention of violence against women, prevention of human trafficking, and cancer awareness.