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Manisha Koirala Bio, Age, Family, Movies, Father, Net Worth & Wiki

Manisha Koirala is a well-known Indian actress, producer, and social activist. She is also known by the nicknames like Manu and Manya. She is famous for her playing the role of Priya Verma in the film Mann. Despite her deadly disease of cancer, she worked regularly to please her fans and worked dedicatedly for the well-being of society.

Manisha Koirala was born on 16 August 1970 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Her father’s name is Prakash Koirala, who has served as the cabinet minister of Nepal for Environment, Science, and Technology, while her mother’s name is Sushma Koirala, a homemaker. Her grandfather Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala was the Prime Minister of Nepal from 1959 to 1960. She has one brother Siddharth Koirala, who is also in the field of acting.

Manisha had affair with the Bollywood Actor Vivek Mushran, Music Director Sandeep Chowta, Australian Ambassador for Nepal Crispin Conroy, actor Nana Patekar, Nigerian Businessman Cecil Anthony, DJ Whosane, model and actor Aryan Vaid, actor Akshay, Restaurateur Prashant Chaudhari, and sports counselor Christopher Dorris. She formed a close affection with Samrat Dahal, a Nepali businessman, after meeting through the online social networking website. On 19 June 2010, Manisha married him. But their marriage did not last as long as they separated in 2012.

Manisha Koirala

Manisha Koirala

Manisha Koirala Wiki/Bio

Birth NameManisha Koirala
Nick Name• Manu
• Manya
Age(as in 2020) 50 Years
Debut• Bollywood- Saudagar (1991)
• Nepali Film- Pheri Bhetaula (1989)
ReligionHindu
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignLeo
Birth PlaceKathmandu, Nepal
Date of Birth16 August 1970
NationalityNepalese and Indian
ResidenceNot Known
Home TownDelhi, India
HobbiesTraveling

Family

Mother's NameSushma Koirala
Father's NamePrakash Koirala (Former Nepalese politician)
Manisha Koirala Father

Manisha Koirala Father

BrotherSiddharth Koirala (Bollywood Actor)
SisterNot Known

Boyfriends/Affairs

Affairs/Boyfriends• Vivek Mushran (Bollywood Actor)
• Crispin Conroy (Australian Ambassador for Nepal)
• Sandeep Chowta (Bollywood Music Director)
• Nana Patekar (Famous Bollywood Actor)
• DJ Whosane (DJ)
• Cecil Anthony (Nigerian Businessman)
• Aryan Vaid (Indian model and actor)
• Prashant Chaudhari (Restaurateur)
• Akshay (Bollywood Actor)
• Christopher Dorris (A sports counselor, author, and entrepreneur)
• Samrat Dahal

Marital Status, Husband and Children

Husband/SpouseSamrat Dahal (2010–2012) (American Businessman)
Manisha Koirala Husband

Manisha Koirala Husband

Marriage Date19 June 2010
ChildrenNot Known

Education

School• VKM, Varanasi (Till Class X)
• Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi
College/UniversityNew York University
Educational QualificationDiploma in Film Making
ProfessionActress, Social Activist
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

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

Figure Measurements

Breast Size36 inches
Hips Size38 inches
Waist Size34 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityNepalese
Hair ColorBlack and Brown
Eye ColorBrown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress Size4 US
Shoe Size8 US

Favourite Things

Favourite ActressesIngrid Bergman, Meryl Streep and Whoopi Goldberg
Favourite ActorKamal Haasan
Favourite ColorWhite
Favourite SportBasketball
Favourite Movies'Masoom', 'One flew over the cuckoo's nest', 'An Officer and a Gentleman' 'Kagaz Ke Phool'
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 PerfumesPrivate Collection and Skate
Favourite DestinationKashmir and London
ControversiesNot Known

Life Journey

Manisha Koirala studied at Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi, and Vasant Kanya Mahavidhyalaya (VKM), Varanasi. She lived with her grandmother in Varanasi during her schooling days. Her dream was to become a doctor, but a modeling stint opened a career path into Bollywood. Once she collaborated with her brother Siddharth Koirala in the film Anwar.

In 2004, Manisha returned from New York after getting a diploma in filmmaking. She became a member of an independent documentary filmmaker’s society. Manisha’s first movie was Pheri Bhetaula (We shall meet again), a Nepali movie released in early 1989. In 1991, She appeared in her first Hindi movie was Subhash Ghai’s Saudagar. The movie proved to be a great beginning, as it was the greatest hit of the year.

Manisha Koirala Net Worth

According to Woodgram, Manisha Koirala’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Manisha Koirala in 2019-2020?

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)INR 80 Crore
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActress, Social Activist

Noted, right now, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.

Career

Manisha Koirala starred in a number of unsuccessful movies until Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s romantic venture 1942: A Love Story in 1994 and Mani Ratnam’s Tamil drama Bombay in 1995 came out. Her performance in the latter was particularly appreciated and received the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance.

Manisha was also seen in more commercial movies, including Akele Hum Akele Tum in 1995 opposite Aamir Khan.  Koirala had a particularly great year in 1996. Manisha earned positive reviews for her performance in the drama Agni Sakshi, where she portrayed the role of a battered wife on the run from her mentally sick husband, played by Nana Patekar.

In the same year, Manisha acted in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s directorial debut, Khamoshi: The Musical. In the next year, Koirala played the leading role alongside Kajol and Bobby Deol in the thriller Gupt: The Hidden Truth. The movie became one of the biggest hits of the year.

Koirala went to collaborate once again with Mani Ratnam and starred in his award-winning film Dil Se in 1998 opposite SRK. Her role got similarly good reviews and earned her numerous award nominations. Despite performing poorly at the box office in India, the movie proved to be a hit overseas. Later, Koirala starred opposite Ajay Devgan in Ram Gopal Verma’s Company in 2002. The movie was a critical success, as was her performance in it, and she got her third Filmfare Best Performer Award.”

In 2003, she left the mainstream cinema. Manisha was seen in numerous low-budget movies, yet not less challenging roles. Manisha ventured into strong woman-oriented movies in 2003 including Escape From Taliban which got her the BFJA Best Actress Award. She then played the main lead in the movie Market where she performed the role of a prostitute, portraying a whole life story.

Her only release of 2007 was Anwar, in which she portrayed a supporting role. In the next year, Manisha made her comeback to movies, with her first leading role since Mumbai Express, in Tulsi, opposite Irrfan Khan.

Movies List

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

TV Shows & Serials List

2000Sawaal Dus Crore Ka
2003Larger Than Life
2015Femina Miss India 2015

Facts About Manisha Koirala

  • Does Manisha Koirala smoke?: No
  • Does Manisha Koirala drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Apart from Bollywood, Koirala has served in the Nepali, Telugu, Tamil, and Malayala film industry.
  • She has learned the art of Bharatnatyam and Manipuri dances.
  • She desired to be a doctor but a modeling event exposed her to acting.
  • Her brother is also a Bollywood actor and they both appeared together in the movie- Anwar.
  • In November 2012, Manisha found that she has Ovarian Cancer as she felt extremely weak and was admitted to the hospital.
  • She does a lot of social work to help women. Manisha protests against violence and the trafficking of Nepalese girls.
  • In an interview, she said that during her younger days, she had an immense crush on actor Sanjay Dutt.

FAQs

Why didn’t Manisha Koirala become a really popular actress?

It will be very wrong to say that she was not successful. she has aged and due to her cancer problems(though she recovered)she is not getting roles nowadays but she was very popular and known for her extremely beautiful face and acting talent during the 90s.

Who is the father of Manisha Koirala?

Prakash Koirala

How old is Manisha Koirala?

50 years (16 August 1970)

What is the height of Manisha Koirala?

1.65 m