Manisha Koirala was born on 16th August 1970 in Kathmandu, Nepal. She did her schooling at Vasant Kanya Mahavidhyalaya, Varanasi and Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi. During her school days she wanted to be a doctor and accidentally landed in films. She started her career as a model and moved to Bollywood. She is a well trained classical dancer known for her skills in Bharatnatyam and Manipuri.
Manisha Koirala made her acting debut with Nepali movie Pheri Bhetaula in 1989. Her Bollywood film debut was Saudagar in 1991. Since then she appeared in numerous blockbuster hits like Gupt: The Hidden Truth co-starring Bobby Deol and Kajol, 1942: A Love Story co-starring Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff and Anupam Kher, Company co-starring Mohanlal, Ajay Devgan and Vivek Oberoi, Dil Se.. co-starring Shahrukh Khan and Preity Zinta, Bombay co-starring Arvind Swamy, Nassar and Prakash Raj, Indian co-starring Kamal Haasan and Manisha Koirala, among other films.
During her decades long career she worked in Nepali, Bollywood, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam movies.
Manisha Koirala family members’ names, childhood and photos
She was born to Prakash Koirala, a politician and Sushma Koirala. Her parents belong to royal family known as Koirala family. Her father is a noted politician and served as a Cabinet Minister.
Nepalese Prime Minister Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala is her paternal grandfather.
She has a brother named Siddharth Koirala, an actor, he worked in Nepalese and Bollywood films.
She married Samrat Dahal, a businessman on 19th June 2010 in Kathmandu. The couple got divorce in 2012.