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Biography for Manisha Koirala

Manisha Koirala

Birthdate: 16 August 1970

Birth Place: Kathmandu, Nepal, Nepal.

Height in feet: 5 feet 8 inches

Eye Color: Black

Sun Sign: Leo

Occupation: Model, Bollywood Actress

Marital Status: Married

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Manisha Koirala is a Nepali-Indian model and actress who works in Indian films. She has acted in Hindi, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam film. Koirala is a trained bharatanatyam and Manipuri dancer and is the brand ambassador of UNFPA and is also a social activist.Instead of becoming a doctor, fate led her to modeling,


She studied at Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi and Vasant Kanya Mahavidhyalaya, at varanasi. She lived with her grandmother in Varanasi during her studies. After completing her school, Manisha had planned to study medicine and become a doctor.

Family Background

Her father named is Prakash Koirala has also been a prominent politician and a Cabinet Minister. and her mother named is Sushma Koirala,Brother: Siddharth Koirala, is also an actor, Her grandfather, B.P. Koirala, was Nepal’s Prime Minister. In 2010 Manisha married a Nepali businessman Samrat Dahal in a traditional ceremony in Kathmandu.

Acting Career

Manisha made her debut in Nepali film Pheri Bhetaula, in the year 1989, and made her debut in Hindi films in the year 1991 in Saudagar. In 1942- A Love Story, Khamoshi,The Musical, Bombay, Dil Se, Company, Dushmani, Hindustani, Lajja, Champion, Mann and many other such box office hits.


1. Nominated—Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1994 for 1942: A Love Story. 2. Filmfare Award for Best Actress - Tamil in 1995 for Bombay. 3. Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress in 1995 for Akele Hum Akele Tum. 4. Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress in 1996 for Khamoshi: The Musical. 5. Khamoshi: The Musical in 1998 for Dil Se.. 6. Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress in 2002 for Company. 7. Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil in 2011 for Mappillai.

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