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Manisha Koirala Biography, Age, Ex-husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 11, 2019

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Short Biography

Manisha Koirala was born on 16-08-1970 in Kathmandu, Nepal. She is a Nepalese Indian model and actress renowned in the Indian Cinema. Manisha Koirala got recognized for her performances in films such as Akele Hum Akele Tum, Bombay, Dil Se, Khamoshi: The Musical and Company (2002).

Manisha Koirala Complete Bio & Career

Manisha 's initial studies are from Kanya College, Varanasi. After that, she moved to New Delhi to study secularly at the Dalkuya Army School. Manisha desired since childhood to become a doctor to serve others, but perhaps modelling finally opened her doors to make her entry in the glamorous world. The film career of Manisha began with Subhash Ghai directed film Saudagar in 1991. The two legendary artists Raj Kumar, as well as Dilip Kumar, seemed together on the big screen at the time. The film proved to be the significant hit of the year. The first movie made her an Indian cinema superstar overnight and through her debutant film she rose to fame and gained the popularity.
Another Manisha film, Agni Sakshi released in 1996, was a tremendous box office success. The same Year Manisha was begun working in Sanjay Leela Bhansali 's film Khamoshi. In 1997 Manisha appeared in the film Guptas–The Hidden Truth by Bobby Deol and Kajol. The film was a blockbuster at the box office. It was the first time this year that she appeared on the big screen opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the  Mani Ratnam's film Dil Se. This film responded very well to the critics and was also nominated as the best actress in the film. 
She appeared in a multi-star movie Lajja in 2000. Her performance was very challenging in this movie. She then later appeared in 2002 in Ajay Devgn Starrer Film Company. She also received the third Filmfare Critics Award for this film. She underwent chemotherapy and spent several months in New York City Hospital. She cured of cancer as of 2 May 2017 after four years. Later curing cancer and fighting to survive, she is actively engaged in increasing awareness about the disease.

Manisha Koirala Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Manisha Koirala was born to Prakash Koirala and Sushma Koirala. She is a granddaughter of Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala and great-granddaughter of Krishna Prasad Koirala. She was married to a Businessman Samrat Dahal from 2010 to 2012.

Life's Important Dates Of Manisha Koirala

Body Measurements

Breast Size 36
Waist Size 34
Hip Size 38
Body Figure 34-34-38
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black and Brown

Personal Info

Home Town New Delhi.
Nationality Indian , Nepalese
Religion Hindu
Address Kathmandu, Nepal
School Army Public School (APS) , dhaula kaun, new delhi. Vasant Kanya Mahavidhyalaya, Varanasi .
College New York University
Qualification Diploma in Film Making.
Hobbies Travelling, Dancing.
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Nepali movie - Pheri Bhetaula (1989), Hindi - Saudagar (1991).
Best Movies Yalgaar (1992), A Love Story (1994), Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995), Bombay (1995), Khamoshi: The Musical (1996), Agni Sakshi (1996), Dil Se. (1998).
Net Worth 8 hundred million (INR)


Favorite Color White
Favorite Brand Private collection and Skate in Perfume.
Favorite Sport Basketball.
Favorite Actress Meryl Streep , Whoopi Goldberg
Favorite Actor Kamal Haasan
Favorite Film Director Mani Ratnam
Favorite Movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Masoom (1983), An Officer and a Gentleman full (1982), Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959)
Favorite Song The Quint.
Favorite Place Kashmir and London.
Favorite Food Homemade Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Manisha Koirala

  • In 2010, Koirala married Samrat Dahal, a Nepali businessman, in a conventional ceremony held in Nepal.
  • Manisha too dreamt of becoming a doctor since her childhood.
  • She mastered in Bharatnatyam and the dance of Manipuri.
  • She is Nepalese Prime Minister Biswaswar Prasad Koirala's granddaughter.
  • In 1995, she won the Filmfare Best Actress Award, for the film1942: A Love Story
  • In 2017 she received the Navbharat Times award for contribution to Indian Cinema
  • In 2018, she was awarded by Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award for most Versatile Actress in Indian Cinema
  • She cured of cancer as of 2 May 2017 after four years.

Manisha Koirala Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

53 years, 3months, 20 days old age Manisha Koirala will turn 54 on 16 August, 2024. Only 8 months, 9 days, 19 hours,42 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Manisha Koirala has celebrated the total number of 53 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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