Thursday, November 11, 2010

Manisha B. Koirala

Manisha KoiralaBirth Name:   Manisha B. Koirala      
DOB : 16 August 1970
Status : Single
Debut movie: Saudagar
No of marriages : None        
Most remembered for: Her Role in Khamoshi- The Musical
Litigations involved: Filed a stay on the release of Ek Chotisi Love Story, also sued the director for obscenity
Jail term served: None
Biography: The Koirala family were a political family from Nepal. Manisha Koirala’s grandfather Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala was the Prime Minister of Nepal during the late 50s-early 60s, as were her great uncles, Girija Prasad Koirala and MP Koirala. She studied at Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi and Vasant Kanya Mahavidhyalaya Varanasi. She lived with her grandmother in Varanasi during her studies. Her ambition was to be a doctor, but a lucky chance with modelling helped her get a career in Bollywood. Her brother Siddharth Koirala is also an actor, and collaborated with her once in the film Anwar. In 2004, she returned from New York after receiving a diploma in filmmaking. She became a member of an independent documentary filmmaker's society. She is well versed in the Bharatnatyam and Manipuri dance forms.
Famous pairing : Aamir Khan
Colours - White

Favourite Holiday destination - Kashmir, London
Causes/organization the star supports: Manisha Koirala was appointed as a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador. She is actively involved in social work, specifically working with organizations to promote women’s rights, prevention of violence against women, and also to prevent the human trafficking of Nepali girls for prostitution

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