Manisha Koirala Biography

Manisha Koirala Biography!! She is a Nepalese actress who works in Indian films, predominantly in Hindi in addition to few Tamil films and She also worked in Nepali, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali Kannada and English films. She is Known for her work in both commercial and independent cinema, Koirala is the recipient of several accolades, including 4 Filmfare Awards. In 2001, the Government of Nepal awarded Manisha Koirala with the Order of Gorkha Dakshina Bahu.

Manisha Koirala

Manisha Koirala Biography

Bio
Real NameManisha Koirala
NicknameManu, Manya
ProfessionActress, Social Activist
Famous For1942: A Love Story (1994)
Agni Sakshi (1996)
Gupt (1997) and Mann (1999)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 63 kg
in Pounds- 139 lbs
Measurements36-34-38
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack and Brown
Personal Life
Date of Birth16 August 1970
Age53 Years
Birth PlaceKathmandu, Nepal
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
NationalityNepalese and Indian
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolVKM, Varanasi (Till Class X)
Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi
CollegeNew York University
Educational QualificationDiploma in Film Making
DebutBollywood– Saudagar (1991)
Nepali Film– Pheri Bhetaula (1989)
FamilyFather– Prakash Koirala
Mother– Sushma Koirala
Brother– Siddharth Koirala
ReligionHindu
EthnicityNepalese and Indian
HobbiesTravelling
Favourite Things
Favourite ColorWhite
Favourite Movies‘Masoom’, ‘One flew over the cuckoo’s nest’, ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ ‘Kagaz Ke Phool’
Favourite DirectorMani Ratnam
Favourite ActorKamal Haasan
Favourite BooksFyodr Dostoevsky’s ‘The Idiot’, John Irwing’s ‘The world according to Garp’ and Erica Jong’s ‘Fear of fifty’
Favourite Ghazal ArtistsBegum Akhtar and Mehdi Hassan
Favourite DrinksWater, Fresh Lime Soda and Strawberry Champagne
Favourite Comic BooksTintin and Archie
Favourite ActressesIngrid Bergman, Meryl Streep and Whoopi Goldberg
Favourite PerfumesPrivate Collection and Skate
Favourite SportBasketball
Favourite DestinationKashmir and London
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Husband/SpouseSamrat Dahal (2010–2012) (American Businessman)

Manisha Koirala Age

Manisha Koirala Age

Manisha Koirala was born on 16 August 1970 in Biratnagar, Nepal. She was born to the politically prominent Koirala family. Manisha is the daughter of Prakash Koirala and granddaughter of Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala, former Prime Minister of Nepal.

Manisha Koirala Career

Manisha Koirala Career

She made her acting debut with the Nepali film Pheri Bhetaula (1989), and went on to feature in the Hindi drama Saudagar (1991). Following a series of commercial failures, Koirala established herself as a leading actress with the romantic dramas 1942: A Love Story (1994) and the Tamil-language Bombay (1995). Koirala subsequently starred in a series of commercial successes, including Agni Sakshi (1996), Indian (1996), Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997), Kachche Dhaage (1999), Mudhalvan (1999), Company (2002) and Ek Chhotisi Love Story (2002).

Some Facts About Manisha Koirala

  • She is the grand-daughter of former Nepalese Prime Minister, Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala. However, Koirala did not use her family status as a launch pad to enter Bollywood.
  • Aside from Bollywood, Koirala has worked in Nepali, Tamil, Telugu and Malayala film industry.
  • She has mastered the art of Bharatnatyam and Manipuri dances.
  • Koirala wanted to be a doctor but a modeling incident exposed her to acting.
  • Koirala brother is also a Bollywood actor and they both appeared together in the movie- Anwar.
  • She does a lot of social work to support women. Manisha fights against violence against women and trafficking of Nepalese girls.

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