Manisha Koirala Age, Height, Measurement, Bra Size, Bio, Net Worth

Manisha Koirala (born 16 August 1970) is a Nepali actress who predominantly works in Indian films. Born to the politically prominent Koirala family, she is the daughter of Prakash Koirala and granddaughter of Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala, the 22nd Prime Minister of Nepal. She is the recipient of several accolades, including three Filmfare Awards, a Filmfare Award South and a Screen Award. In 2001, the Kingdom of Nepal awarded her with the Order of Gorkha Dakshina Bahu, the second highest honour of the country.
In addition to acting in films, Koirala is a stage performer and has contributed as an author to the novel Healed, an account of her struggle with ovarian cancer. Koirala was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund in 1999 and 2015, and was involved in the relief works after the April 2015 Nepal earthquake. She promotes causes such as women’s rights, prevention of violence against women, prevention of human trafficking and cancer awareness.
oirala’s career continued to decline during mid 2000s, as she appeared in less mainstream films. In 2004, she made her debut as a producer with the film Paisa Vasool, which performed poorly at the box office. The following year, she portrayed Mughal princess Jahan Ara in the historical drama Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story. In 2008, Koirala starred in Rituparno Ghosh’s Khela, where she played a woman in a troubled marriage. Two years later, she appeared as an adulterous wife in the Malayalam drama Elektra. The following year, she played a Kashmiri Muslim attempting to restore a childhood friendship in Onir’s anthology film I Am (2011). In 2012, she appeared in Ram Gopal Varma’s horror sequel Bhoot Returns as the mother of a possessed daughter. Later that year, she took a break from acting after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. After six months of treatment, Koirala recovered from the condition. Three years later, she much delayed psychological thriller Chehere: A Modern Day Classic (2015) released.

Image and Artistry

Although the box-office collections from Koirala’s films have varied considerably, critics have noted that her niche as an actor remains unharmed irrespective of her commercial potency. She is one of the most popular actresses of Indian Cinema and was one of the highest paid actresses in the 1990s. She has often been accredited as the ‘most beautiful actress of her time’.

Manisha Koirala Measurements Height Weight Bra Size Age

Real Name Manisha Koirala
Nickname Manu, Manya
Profession Film Actress, Social Activist
Famous For 1942: A Love Story (1994)
Agni Sakshi (1996)
Gupt (1997) and Mann (1999)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet-Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 63 kg
in Pounds- 139 lbs
Measurements 36-34-38
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black and Brown
Personal Life
Date of Birth 16 August 1970
Age (as in 2019) 49 Years
Birth Place Kathmandu, Nepal
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo
Nationality Nepalese and Indian
Hometown Delhi, India
School VKM, Varanasi (Till Class X)
Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi
College New York University
Educational Qualification Diploma in Film Making
Debut Bollywood– Saudagar (1991)
Nepali Film– Pheri Bhetaula (1989)
Family Father– Prakash Koirala (Former Nepalese politician)
Mother– Sushma Koirala
Brother– Siddharth Koirala (Bollywood Actor)
Sister– N/A
Religion Hindu
Ethnicity Nepalese and Indian
Hobbies Traveling
Favorite Things
Favorite Color White
Favorite Movies ‘Masoom’, ‘One flew over the cuckoo’s nest’, ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ ‘Kagaz Ke Phool’
Favorite Director Mani Ratnam
Favorite Actor Kamal Haasan
Favorite Books Fyodr Dostoevsky’s ‘The Idiot’, John Irving’s ‘The world according to Garp’ and Erica Jong’s ‘Fear of fifty’
Favorite Ghazal Artists Begum Akhtar and Mehdi Hassan
Favorite Drinks Water, Fresh Lime Soda, and Strawberry Champagne
Favorite Comic Books Tintin and Archie
Favorite Actresses Ingrid Bergman, Meryl Streep, and Whoopi Goldberg
Favorite Perfumes Private Collection and Skate
Favorite Sport Basketball
Favorite Destination Kashmir and London
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status Divorced
Affairs/Boyfriends Vivek Mushran (Bollywood Actor)
Crispin Conroy (Australian Ambassador for Nepal)
Sandeep Chowta (Bollywood Music Director)
Nana Patekar (Famous Bollywood Actor)
DJ Whosane (DJ)
Cecil Anthony (Nigerian Businessman)
Aryan Vaid (Indian model and actor)
Prashant Chaudhari (Restaurateur)
Akshay (Bollywood Actor)
Christopher Dorris (A sports counselor, author, and entrepreneur)
Samrat Dahal
Husband/Spouse Samrat Dahal (2010–2012) (American Businessman)
Money Factor
Net Worth INR 80 Crore (approx.)

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