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Manisha Koirala Biography

Manisha Koirala, the famous Bollywood actress was born on 16th August, 1970. Her birthplace is Kathmandu (Nepal). This glamor girl belongs to a renowned political family. Two of her great uncles and her grandfather had occupied the position of the Prime Minister of Nepal. Her brother Siddharth is an actor.

Manisha did her schooling at the Army Public School in Delhi and Vasant Kanya Mahavidyalaya in Varanasi. She had an aspiration to become a doctor but her foray into modeling brought her the opportunity to enter Bollywood.

The debut film of this glamour girl was Pheri Bhetaula, a Nepali film. Saudagar, directed by Subhash Ghai was her first Hindi film. This beautiful young lady has worked with many well known director such as Ram Gopal Verma, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Mansoor Khan, Raj Kumar Santoshi and others. This talented actress has worked in many hit films. Her breathtaking performance in the film Bombay (directed by Mani Ratnam) fetched her the Filmfare Critics award. Convinced by her acting skills. Mani Ratnam again took Manisha for his next movie Dil Se.
In 1996 her film Agnisakshi hit the box office. The same year Manisha got the offer from Sanjay Leela Bhanshali to work in his film Khamoshi.

This charming royal lady completed her diploma in film making from New York. In 1999 Manisha became the UNFPA goodwill ambassador. She has been working sincerely for the promotion of women’s rights.