MANISHA KOIRALA

  • Manisha Koirala to start shooting for Rajkumar Santoshi's next from January 2015? September 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala, who has successfully battled cancer, may face the cameras again soon and if all goes well, she may be seen in Rajkumar Santoshi's next project. Manisha's manager says she's "absolutely fine and doing well". "She has been reading scripts and she has almost finalised Rajkumar Santoshi's next film....
  • Snapshot: Manisha Koirala celebrates a year of being cancerfree with friends Tabu and Jackie Shroff May 3, 2014

    It has been an year that actress Manisha Koirala has been cancerfree and the actress celebrated this milestone with close friends at her residence in Mumbai. The guest list included actor Jackie Shroff, actresses Tabu and Deepti Naval and Suchitra Krishnamoorty among others. Manisha tweeted the pictures of the party...
  • Manisha Koirala says no to small roles, wants to be part of good scripts April 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Post illness, actress Manisha Koirala is eagerly waiting to wear the grease paint and face the camera, but is not ready to do small roles. "I want to see myself on the screen but it has to be with good script, good actors, and director. I have been getting lot...
  • Snapshot: Two years after surviving cancer, Manisha Koirala stuns everyone as she debuts her new curly hairdo March 31, 2014

    Those who know what cancer survivor Manisha Koirala's last hairdo was like, would agree that she has drastically changed her look. Manisha, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer a couple of years ago, debuted her latest curly hairdo as she attended Neeta-Nishka Lulla's brunch. The actress may have kept her...
  • Our films misinform about cancer: Manisha Koirala February 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Manisha Koirala, who hails from Nepal and emerged a star in Bollywood and then survived cancer, does not approve of the kind of portrayal that cancer patients get in Hindi films where they are invariably shown as fighting a losing battle. She says it misguides already misinformed people...
  • Manisha Koirala wants Ranbir Kapoor to play her younger brother on screen February 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Manisha Koirala, who has worked with Bollywood's big stars, including Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan, is impressed by the younger talent and says she finds Ranbir Kapoor fit to play her brother on screen. "I have been seeing Ranbir Kapoor, and I think he is...
  • Pic: A year after surviving cancer, Manisha Koirala looks stunning November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Manisha Koirala, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer almost a year ago, is back with a bang. The actress underwent a successful surgery and was recently spotted at director Vishesh Bhatt's wedding reception. Manisha looked stunning in a saree with a pixie haircut. The actress posed with Gulshan...
  • Manisha Koirala suffering from jaundice, manager says she's recovering November 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala is down with jaundice but her manager confirms she is on the road to recovery. "Manisha is taking rest now. She is recovering from jaundice. She is absolutely fine. In fact, she has already recovered," Manisha's manager Subroto Ghosh told IANS. She was reportedly planning to return to...
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali's women: Why you wouldn't want to mess with them November 20, 2013

    New Delhi: For all the fuss about the lack of powerful female characters in Bollywood, fortunately there are a few directors who use films to put forth actresses' incredible strength and exceptional talent. Whether it is Manisha Koirala, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan or Deepika Padukone, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali...
  • Manisha Koirala celebrates Diwali with family in Nepal November 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Cancerfree Manisha Koirala is celebrating Diwali Sunday with family members in Nepal, said her manager Subroto Ghosh. "Manisha has gone to Nepal and she is there with her family to celebrate Diwali. She is absolutely fine and spending quality time with her family this Diwali," Ghosh told IANS. The 43yearold, who...
  • Tough days opened my eyes: Manisha Koirala October 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala, who emerged successful in a battle against cancer, says her 'tough days' were an eyeopener about the 'quality' of people who surrounded her. "Tough times... few whom I considered family said, 'Oh, she is going to pop any minute, she is too critical, prayers won't help'...and those...
  • Cancer has an answer, say Manisha, Yuvraj October 2, 2013

    Kolkata: In a joint effort to raise awareness about cancer, Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala and Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh Tuesday evening pepped up millions of people affected with the ailment, asserting 'If we can, you can'. Rejecting the notion 'cancer has no answer', both Koirala and Yuvraj Singh valiantly fought and...
  • Will return to movies after December: Manisha Koirala September 14, 2013

    Kathmandu: Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, who battled cancer, Friday said that she will return to films after December. "I will take rest up to that time," she said here while talking at a two-day international cancer conference. This is her first appearance in Kathmandu after recovering from the disease. "I am...
  • Brothers are most precious, say Bollywood divas August 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Brothers play an important role in the lives of Bollywood actresses. If for veteran actress Shabana Azmi her brother Baba is the most precious, new entrant Parineeti Chopra describes her two siblings as her buddies. On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, which falls Aug 20, actresses share the kind of...
  • Manisha Koirala to start work from November August 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala, who is finding solace in yoga following her successful battle against cancer, will most likely start working on her next project in November, her manager said. "She is busy with her yoga and meditation for wellness. A special guru from Nepal has come down for her. She...
  • Cancer free Manisha Koirala follows strict fitness regime July 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Manisha Koirala, who has successfully battled ovarian cancer, seems to be following a strict fitness regime as suggested by her father, politician Prakash Koirala. "As dad has persistently asked me to walk eight to twelve kilometres, I do it as obediently," Manisha posted on microblogging site Facebook. "It...
  • Bald and beautiful! Cancerfree Manisha Koirala tweets new pictures July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: After successfully battling cancer, Manisha Koirala is back with a bang. The actress, who had earlier posted her pictures on Twitter of her head covered in a turban, has finally managed to come out with her bald pictures. Manisha Koirala was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last year and...
  • Panchamda felt industry had discarded his talent: Big B June 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan remembers the legendary Rahul Dev Burman, affectionately called PanchamDa, on the occasion of his 74th birth anniversary on Thursday and says "his last years were filled with sadness". "He felt the industry had discarded his talent and was not giving him the opportunity he wanted," the 70yearold...
  • After successfully battling cancer, Manisha Koirala is back in India June 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala returned to Mumbai on Wednesday evening after spending over six months in New York for treatment of ovarian cancer. She has returned cancerfree, looking as "gorgeous" as ever. "Manisha has landed in India and she is absolutely fine now. She is looking as gorgeous as she was...
  • After battling cancer, Manisha returns to normal life June 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala, who has successfully recovered from cancer, is slowly trying to get back to normal life. The 42yearold actress was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last year and was undergoing treatment in New York but last month she announced that she is cancer free. The 'Bombay' star said that she...
  • Amitabh Bachchan is fabulous in 'The Great Gatsby': Manisha Koirala June 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala, who has successfully recovered from cancer, is slowly trying to get back to normal life. The 42yearold actress was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last year and was undergoing treatment in New York but last month she announced that she is cancer free. The 'Bombay' star said...
  • Manisha Koirala is now, finally, "cancer free"; calls it a rebirth May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Diagnosed in December 2012, Manisha Koirala on Wedesday morning declared on her Facebook page that she is now "cancer free". The actress, who was being treated in US, broke down when she heard that the deadly disease has been cured. An elated Koirala thanked her family and friends for...
  • Tamil director Shankar has no plans for 'Indian 2'? April 23, 2013

    Chennai: Refuting rumours that Tamil director Shankar is all set to work on a sequel to his Tamil blockbuster 'Indian', his agent said the filmmaker is extremely busy with 'I' and has no such plans as of now. "He (Shankar) has made no announcement about 'Indian 2'. He is extremely busy...
  • I missed Manisha while making 'Dee Saturday Night': Prakash April 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker ,Jay Prakash says Manisha Koirala is his lucky mascot and that she was supposed to play the protagonist in 'Dee Saturday Night'. "I badly missed Manisha while shooting the film. As people know, I consider her as my lucky mascot. She was supposed to play the protagonist in the...
  • Snapshot: Bald Manisha Koirala, fighting cancer, tweets happy photos April 1, 2013

    Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer in New York, tweeted these photos of her, with her head covered in turban and a hat. She let her well wishers know that she wasn't giving in to cancer. She looked cheerful in both photos and she posed with family...
  • Manisha Koirala likely to return to India in July March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala, who is undergoing treatment in New York for ovarian cancer, will most probably return to India in July, said her manager. "Manisha is recovering well. She is better now. Most probably she will return to India by July. Nothing is decided now, but if things go well,...
  • Bollywood director Subramaniya debuts in Kollywood February 4, 2013

    Bollywood director Subramaniya Janardan who has directed films like Akshay Kumar's 'Zakmi Dil' and Rishi Kapoor and Manisha Koirala starrer 'Kanyaadan' has now decided to make a movie in Kollywood. The director has already assisted in a few Tamil films like 'Chikki Mukki' and has now decided to make a debut...