Manisha Koirala (born on August 16, 1970 in Kathmandu, Nepal), is an award-winni (More)
Manisha Koirala (born on August 16, 1970 in Kathmandu, Nepal), is an award-winning prominent Bollywood actress, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and social activist. She is also an accomplished Bharatnatyam and Manipuri dancer.
Making her acting debut in the Nepali movie Pheri Bhetaula (1989), Koirala made her acting debut in Bollywood with Subhash Ghai's top grossing drama Saudagar (1991). She was among the most popular actresses of the 90s, and turned to be one of the most versatile actresses of her generation, working with some of the most prominent film directors of her times.
During her years in Bollywood, Koirala mostly ventured into serious and realistic cinema, rather than commercial one, and has been frequently praised for her performances. Though most of her films have not done well at the box office but her niche as an actor remains harmless irrespective of box office collections. Today, she is considered to be one of the finest actresses in the Indian industry. (Less)