Manisha Koirala Height, Weight, Lifestyle, Personal Stats, Filmography, Awards, Biography

By Sonali Panda

May 30, 2018

INTRODUCTION AND BIO:

Name

Manisha Koirala

Nickname

Manu, Manya

Profession

Actress, Social Activist

Age

48 years

Date of Birth

16 August 1970

Birthplace

Kathmandu, Nepal

Nationality

Nepalese and Indian

Zodiac sign

Leo

Signature

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School

VKM, Varanasi (Till Class X)

Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi

College

New York University

Education

Diploma in Film Making

HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AND BODY/FIGURE MEASUREMENTS:

Height

In Centimeter-165cm

In Meter-1.65m

In Inches-5’5”

Weight

In Kilograms-63 kg

In Pounds-139 lbs

Body Measurements

Bra Size-36

Waist Size-34

Hip Size-38

Shoe Size

7

Eye Colour

Brown

Hair Colour

Black and Brown

MOVIE STATS:

Debut Film

Bollywood-Saudagar(1991)

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Nepali Film-Pheri Bhetaula(1989)

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Highest Grossing

Agni Sakshi (1996) 19cr

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Most popularly Paired With

Aamir Khan,

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Salman Khan

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Biggest Hit

Agni Sakshi (1996),

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Mann(1999)

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Biggest Flop

Tulsi(2008) 85,000

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Popular Characters Played by

Madhu,

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Priya

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Brand Endorsements

N/A

SOCIAL LIFE, FAMILY, PETS, AND HUMANITARIAN WORK:

Parents

Father- Prakash Koirala(Former Nepalese Politician)

Mother- Sushma Koirala

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Brother

Siddharth Koirala

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Sister

N/A

Relatives

Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala (Grandfather)

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Friends

Jackie Shroff, Tabu

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Charity and associations

Sahachari Foundation, UNFPA

PERSONAL STATS:

Religion

Hindu

Address

Delhi

Hobbies

Travelling

LIFESTYLE:

House

At Delhi

Cars and bikes

Benz - Archives

Pets

Two Cats

FAVOURITE THINGS:

Favourite food and cuisine

Indian Cuisines

Favourite beverage

Water, Fresh Lime Soda, and Champagne

Favourite actors

 Kamal Hassan     

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Favourite actresses

Ingrid Bergman,

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Meryl Streep

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Whoopi Goldberg

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Favourite films

`One flew over the cuckoo`s nest`,

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`An Officer and a Gentleman`,

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`Kagaz Ke Phool`.        

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Favourite song

She like Ghazals

Favourite singer

Begum Akhtar

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Mehdi Hassan.

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Favourite musician

N/A

Favourite colours

White

Favourite sport

Basketball

Favourite perfume

Private Collection and Skate.

Favourite sportsman

N/A

Favourite book

Fyodor Dostoevsky`s `The Idiot`, John Irving`s `The world according to Garp` and Erica Jong`s `Fear of fifty`


Favourite co-stars

Nana Patekar

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Favourite hotel

N/A

Favourite holiday destination

Kashmir and London

Favourite designer

Maheka Mirpuri

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Favourite vehicle

N/A

Favourite brand

N/A

WEALTH:

Net worth

80cr

Salary

N/A

RELATIONSHIPS:

Marital Relationships

Divorced from Samrat Dahal

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Past relationship

Vivek Mushran,

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Crispin Conroy,

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Sandeep Chowta,

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Nana Patekar,

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DJ Whosane,

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Cecil Anthony,

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Aryan Vaid,

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Prashant Chaudhari,

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Akshay,

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Christopher Dorris,

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Samrat Dahal

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Extramarital

N/A

Children

N/A

INTERESTING UNKNOWN FACTS:

She comes from a political family, she is grand-daughter of Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala, who was Prime Minister of Nepal.

Manisha has grown up with her grandmother in Varanasi. Later, she shifted to New Delhi.

Her aim to become a doctor. She never aimed to get into the film industry and become an actress.

A modeling stint provides the way to her to get into the film industry. This is the main reason for her first Nepali movie.

The first film of Manisha in Bollywood film industry is Subhash Ghai’s Saudagar. The success of this film gave her a bright opening for Manisha in Bollywood

In her career, Manisha did a lot of big-budget movies. Her first big-budget movie is Love letter in 1942. Starting from this, she acted in different movies like Akele Hum Akele Tum, Agnisakshi, Bombay, Khamoshi, Dil Se, and Mann.

Manisha did a Diploma in filmmaking in the New York University of USA. After returned from New York, she produced a minimum budget movie named Paisa Vasool in 2004.

Unfortunately, in 2012, Manisha was suffering from ovarian cancer. However, she struggles with the disease and now she has been recovering from it.

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5 FAMOUS QUOTES:

I believed my beauty was a gift from my parents, not a personal achievement.

In the film industry, we work on the basis of good faith and verbal commitments rather than legalities.

You don’t know when the thing will change. That’s the truth of life.

Thank you, Kapil for making me laugh.

I had some personal issues and then, I was diagnosed with cancer. There were bigger battles to be fought.

5 MOST POPULAR DIALOGUES:

Vishvas jeetna aasaan hai, usse todna usse bhi aasaan hai ... magar mushkil hai us vishvas ko nibhana – Mann

Tumhare liye toh main ek sundar shareer se zyada kuch thi hi nahi ... aur ab bhi tumhe mere shareer ke alava kuch aur nahi milega -Agni Sakshi

Kuch log ret par likhe naamo ki tarah hote hai ... hawa ka ek hi jhoka jinhe udha deta hai - Dil Se

Joh ajnabi desh mein soo gaya ... uska sab kuch kho gaya - Dil Se

Mere vichaar purane zaroor hai lekin ... aapke vichaar gande aur giraune hai - Lajja

CONTROVERSIES:

N/A                   

DIET PLAN AND WORKOUT:

Work out type

Weight Training

Diet type

Vegetarian

PERSONAL HABITS:

Smokes or not

No

Illness

ovarian cancer

Other Businesses

Charity


AWARDS

Year

Award

Category

Film

1996

Filmfare Awards

Best Actress-Tamil

Bombay

1996

Filmfare Critics Awards

Best Performance

Bombay

1997

Filmfare Critics Awards

Best Performance

Khamoshi: The Musical

2003

Filmfare Critics Awards

Best Actress

Company

1994

Smita Patil Memorial Award

-

-

1997

Star Screen Award

Best Actress

Khamoshi: The Musical

2004

Bengal Film Journalists` Association Awards

Best Actress

Escape From Taliban

2014

India Today Woman of the Year Award

-

-


Honours:

Year

Category

2001

Gorkha Dakshin Bahu Honoured by the King of Nepal for achievement in the Indian Film Industry

2017

Dadasaheb Phalke Brave and Beautiful Award

2017

Navbharat Times award for contribution to Indian Cinema

2018

Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award for most Versatile Actress in Indian Cinema




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