Manisha Koirala

  • Manisha Koirala says no to small roles, wants to be part of good scripts 04-04-2014 11:19 AM

    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...
  • Snapshot: Two years after surviving cancer, Manisha Koirala stuns everyone as she debuts her new curly hairdo 31-03-2014 01:23 PM

    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 22-02-2014 01:38 PM

    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 22-02-2014 10:43 AM

    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...
  • Pic: A year after surviving cancer, Manisha Koirala looks stunning 29-11-2013 10:17 AM

    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 20-11-2013 05:28 PM

    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...
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali's women: Why you wouldn't want to mess with them 20-11-2013 09:34 AM

    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 04-11-2013 10:26 AM

    Mumbai: Cancer-free 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...
  • Tough days opened my eyes: Manisha Koirala 17-10-2013 03:14 PM

    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...
  • Cancer has an answer, say Manisha, Yuvraj 02-10-2013 03:12 PM

    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...
  • Will return to movies after December: Manisha Koirala 14-09-2013 10:52 AM

    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...
  • Brothers are most precious, say Bollywood divas 20-08-2013 02:18 PM

    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...
  • Manisha Koirala to start work from November 12-08-2013 03:43 PM

    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....
  • Cancer free Manisha Koirala follows strict fitness regime 27-07-2013 10:48 AM

    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....
  • Bald and beautiful! Cancer-free Manisha Koirala tweets new pictures 23-07-2013 10:37 AM

    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...
  • Pancham-da felt industry had discarded his talent: Big B 28-06-2013 02:55 PM

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan remembers the legendary Rahul Dev Burman, affectionately called Pancham-Da, 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...
  • After successfully battling cancer, Manisha Koirala is back in India 27-06-2013 10:08 AM

    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 cancer-free, looking as "gorgeous" as ever. "Manisha has landed in India and she is absolutely fine now. She is looking as gorgeous as she...
  • After battling cancer, Manisha returns to normal life 03-06-2013 11:20 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala, who has successfully recovered from cancer, is slowly trying to get back to normal life. The 42-year-old 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...
  • Amitabh Bachchan is fabulous in 'The Great Gatsby': Manisha Koirala 02-06-2013 04:21 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala, who has successfully recovered from cancer, is slowly trying to get back to normal life. The 42-year-old 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 15-05-2013 05:48 PM

    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...
  • Tamil director Shankar has no plans for 'Indian 2'? 23-04-2013 09:35 PM

    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...
  • Snapshot: Bald Manisha Koirala, fighting cancer, tweets happy photos 01-04-2013 10:50 AM

    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...