Manisha Koirala (Actress) Wiki, Age, Biography, Husband, Family, Lifestyle, Hobbies, & More…

Manisha Koirala (Actress) Wiki, Age, Biography, Girlfriend, Family, Lifestyle, Hobbies, & More...

Who is Manisha Koirala?

Manisha Koirala is an actress in the Bollywood film industry. She is known for her amazing acting and flawless appearance. Manisha Koirala was born on August 16, 1960, in Kathmandu. Manisha Koirala made her debut in the film industry with the Nepali film Pheri Bhetaula in 1989. Later, she made her Bollywood debut with the film Saudagar in 1992. After that, she appeared in many films and got Filmfare for her amazing acting. 


Full NameManisha Koirala
NicknameManu, Manya
ProfessionActress and Social Activist
Date of Birth10 September, 2001
Place of BirthKathmandu, Nepal
Age (as of 2024)54
FatherPrakash Koirala
MotherSushma Koirala
SpouseSamrat Dahal (ex husband)
EducationDiploma in Film Making
Alma Mater New York University
OrganizationBertie Blossoms
Known forAppearing in movies like, A Live Story, Agni Sakshi, Gupt, Mann and Heeramandi
NationalityNepalese & Indian
Hair ColourN/A
Eye ColourN/A
Zodiac SignLeo

Early life

Manisha Koirala was born and raised in Nepal.


Manisha Koirala started her career in films with her debut Nepali film, Pheri Bhetaula, in 1989. Later, she appeared in the Bollywood film Saudagar in 1991. With her amazing acting skills and hard work, she was making waves in Bollywood. She also got the chance to work in the Tamil-language film Bombay in 1995. She has also worked in the Telugu industry. Some of Manisha’s most appreciated movies are Akele Hum Akele Tum, Dil Se., Mehbooba, Mappillai, Khamoshi: The Musical, 1942: A Love Story, and many others.


Manisha Koirala completed her early education at VKM, Varanasi. Then she completed her college education at Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi. Later, she earned a diploma in filmmaking from New York University. 

Family and Affairs

Manisha Koirala was born to Prakash and his wife, Sushma Koirala. Her father is a former Nepali politician, and her mother is a housewife. Manisha Koirala has one brother named Siddharth Koirala, who is an actor in Bollywood.

Manisha Koirala has dated Vivek Mushran who is well known bollywood actor, Crispin Conroy who is An Australian Ambassador for Nepal; Sandeep Chowta, who is a Bollywood music director; Nana Patekar, who is a famous Bollywood actor; DJ Whosane; Cecil Anthony, who is a Nigerian-based businessman; Aryan Vaid, who is an Indian model and actor; Prashant Chaudhari, who is a restaurateur; Akshay,  who is a Bollywood actor; Christopher Dorris, who is a sports counsellor, author, and entrepreneur; and Samrat Dahal, who is an American businessman. Later, the couple tied the knot in 2010. But the couple divorced in 2012.


Manisha Koirala stands at 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 63 kgs. Manisha’s eyes and hair are black.


Manisha Koirala has won many awards and nominations for her amazing work some of them are,

  • Four Times won Filmfare Awards and Three Times nominated. 
  • Cinema Express Awards
  • BFJA awards
  • Streaming Awards

Money Factor

Net WorthN/A
Salary / IncomeN/A

Trivia & Facts

  • Manisha Koirala drinks alcohol.
  • Manisha used to smoke, but after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she quit smoking.
  • Manisha Koorala is the granddaughter of Nepalese Prime Minister Bishweshwar Prasad, but she never used his name to get work in Bollywood. 
  • Manisha has worked in many film industries. 
  • Manisha is professional in Manipuri and Bharatnatyamdance dancing styles.
  • During her struggling days, she had a huge crush on Sanjay Dutt.
  • In the 1990s, she was considered the most beautiful woman.
  • In 1942, she almost lost the role in the film Love Story, but she asked them for a second screen test, and she passed it. 
  • Manisha is active in doing social work. She fights against violence against women and the trafficking of Nepalese girls. 
  • Manisha and her brother both appeared in the movie Anwar.

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