Manisha Koirala Age, Height,Net Worth & Bio

  • Manisha Koirala is one of the most popular actress from the Hindi and South Indian film industries as well as in the Nepali film industry.

    Manisha Koirala remains counted amongst the top talented actresses in India, thanks to her powerful acting performances in numerous diverse roles.

    Manisha Koirala’s talent can be measured by the fact that she was one of the highest-paid actresses in the Indian film industry, in the 1990s.

    About Manisha Koirala


    Real NameManisha Koirala
    NicknameManya and Manu
    Date of Birth16th August 1970
    Age (as of September 2018)48 years
    Indian & Nepali
    Place of Birth
    Kathmandu (Nepal)
    EducationDiploma in Filmmaking from New York University

    Physical Stats

    5 ft 5"
    (165 cm) approximately
    139 lbs
    (63 kg)
    Hair Color
    Brown and Black
    Eye Color

    Family & Relationships

    FatherPrakash Koirala
    MotherSushma Koirala

    BrotherSiddharth Koirala
    Marital StatusDivorcee
    HusbandSamrat Dahal


    Net WorthINR 80,00,00,000
    (USD 11 Million)
    Famous for
    Saudagar (1991), Yalgaar (1992), 1942: A Love Story (1994), Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995), Bombay (1995), Khamoshi: The Musical (1996), Agni Sakshi (1996), Dil Se.. (1998), Mann (1999), Company (2002), I Am (2010), Mapillai (2011), Dear Maya (2017), Sanju (2018), Lust Stories (2018)
    First Movie
    Saudagar (1991)
    Favorite ActorKamal Haasan
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    Manisha Koirala remains as one of the most accomplished and critically-acclaimed actress in the Indian cinema industry. Manisha Koirala is renowned for portraying versatile characters in her movies and plays them with ease.

    Manisha Koirala’s age is around 48 years as Manisha Koirala was born on the 16th of August, 1970 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Manisha Koirala’s height is around 5 ft 5 inches (165 cm) while Manisha Koirala’s weight is approximately 63 kg (139 lbs). In her spare time, Manisha Koirala loves to travel, as her hobby.

    Manisha Koirala’s father was the retired Nepali politician, Prakash Koirala, while Manisha Koirala’s mother is Sushma Koirala. Although Manisha Koirala does not have any sisters Manisha Koirala’s brother is Bollywood actor, Siddharth Koirala. Manisha Koirala has been linked with numerous men in her time. The list of Manisha Koirala’s boyfriends include actor Vivek Malhotra, the Australian Ambassador for Nepal Crispin Conroy, Bollywood music director, Sandeep Chowta, popular actor Nana Patekar, famous DJ, Whosane, businessman Cecil Anthony, model and actor Aryan Vaid, restaurant entrepreneur Prashant Chaudhari, actor Akshay as well as author, entrepreneur and sports counselor Christopher Dorris. However, Manisha Koirala’s husband was American-Indian businessman, Samrat Dahal, whom she was married from 2010 till 2012.

    Thanks to her immensely successful career as an actress in the Indian film industry, Manisha Koirala’s net worth is estimated to be around INR 80 crores (USD 11 Million).

    Manisha Koirala is the winner of several prestigious move awards and has also been nominated numerous times for awards too.

    Manisha Koirala won the Smita Patil Memorial Award in 1994, the Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Tamil and the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance for her role in ‘Bombay’ (1996), the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance again and the Star Screen Award for Best Actress for her role in ‘Khamoshi: The Musical’ (1997).

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    Manisha Koirala later won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress for her role in ‘Company’ (2003) and the Bengali Film Journalists Association (BFJA) Awards’ Best Actress award for her impressive performance in ‘Escape From Taliban’ (2004).

    Apart from these, Manisha Koirala has also received the 2014 India Today Woman of the Year Award, the 2017 Dadasaheb Phalke Brave and Beautiful Award and the 2018 Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award for Most Versatile Actress in Indian Cinema.

    Besides winning these awards, Manisha Koirala has also had the Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination for ‘1942: A Love Story’ (1995), the Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination for ‘Akele Hum Akele Tum’ (1996), the Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination for ‘Khamoshi: The Musical’ (1997), the Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination and the Star Screen Award for Best Actress nomination for ‘Dil Se..’ (1999) as well as the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress – Tamil award nomination for her impressive performance in ‘Mapillai’ (2012).

    Interesting Facts About Manisha Koirala

    • Although Manisha Koirala was a smoker, she has now quit the habit, however she does drink alcohol.
    • Very few people know that Manisha Koirala is actually the granddaughter of former Prime Minister of Nepal, Bishwehswar Prasad Koirala.
    • Manisha Koirala is highly trained in the Indian classical dance forms of Manipuri and Bharatnatyam.
    • Although Manisha Koirala aspired to be a doctor, a single modeling stint in her younger days shifted her focus to acting.
    • Manisha Koirala was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer in 2012 and after years of therapy and treatment was able to beat it.
    • Manisha Koirala is an active social worker and fights against human trafficking, especially of Nepalese girls and against violence against women.

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