Manisha Koirala Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Manisha Koirala Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Manisha Koirala (pronounced [mʌˈniʂa ˈkoirala]) is a Nepalese actress who predominantly works in Indian films. Koirala is the recipient of several accolades, including four Filmfare Awards. In 2001, the Government of Nepal awarded her with the Order of Gorkha Dakshina Bahu, the second highest honour of the country.

Born to the politically prominent Koirala family, she is the daughter of Prakash Koirala and granddaughter of Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala, former Prime Minister of Nepal. Initially aspiring to become a doctor, she had a brief stint in modeling, and subsequently made her acting debut with the Nepali film Pheri Bhetaula (1989) while still in school. She later went on to feature in the Hindi drama film Saudagar (1991). Following a series of commercial failures, Koirala established herself as a leading actress with acclaimed patriotic romance 1942: A Love Story (1994) and the Tamil-language romantic drama Bombay (1995), subsequently starring in a series of commercial successes, including the thriller Agni Sakshi (1996), the vigilante action Indian (1996), the suspense thriller Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997), the action thriller Kachche Dhaage (1999), the gangster drama Company (2002) and the romance Ek Chhotisi Love Story (2002). She received critical recognition for her portrayal of an ambitious wife in the drama Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995), the daughter of deaf-mute parents in the musical romance Khamoshi: The Musical (1996), a terrorist in the romantic thriller Dil Se.. (1998) , a mistreated woman in the drama Lajja (2001) and Sushmita Banerjee in the biopic Escape From Taliban (2003).

Post-2003, Koirala began to work with independent film makers in art-house projects and in regional films. Her performance in the drama Tulsi (2008), the Malayalam psychological drama Elektra (2010), the anthology I Am (2010) and the romantic comedy Mappillai (2011) was praised. She took a break from acting after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012 and returned five years later with the coming-of-age drama Dear Maya (2017). The following year, she featured in the Netflix production Lust Stories and the biography Sanju; the latter ranks among the highest-grossing Indian releases.

Real NameManisha Koirala
Profession(s)Film Actress, Social Activist
NicknameManu, Manya
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 (approx.) 36-34-38
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack and Brown
  
Personal Life———–
Date of Birth16 August 1970
Age (as in 2020)50 Years
Birthplace/BornKathmandu, Nepal
Zodiac 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 (Former Nepalese politician)
Mother– Sushma Koirala
Brother– Siddharth Koirala (Bollywood Actor)
Sister– N/A
ReligionHindu
HobbiesTravelling
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Boys Affairs and More———-
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/BoyfriendsVivek 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)6
Samrat Dahal (2010–2012) (American Businessman)
Husband/SpouseSamrat Dahal (2010–2012) (American Businessman)
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Favorite Things———-
Favorite Actor(S)Kamal Haasan
Favorite ActressesIngrid Bergman, Meryl Streep and Whoopi Goldberg
Favorite Film(S)‘Masoom’, ‘One flew over the cuckoo’s nest’, ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ ‘Kagaz Ke Phool’
Favorite Book(S)Fyodr Dostoevsky’s ‘The Idiot’, John Irwing’s ‘The world according to Garp’ and Erica Jong’s ‘Fear of fifty’
Favorite ColorWhite
Favorite PerfumePrivate Collection and Skate
Favorite Destination(S)Kashmir and London
HusbandSamrat Dahal (2010–2012) (American Businessman)

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