Manisha Koirala is a Nepali actress known for her work in Indian cinema, as well as a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador and social activist. Koirala has established herself in Bollywood and worked in Hindi cinema, though she has appeared in several Nepali, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films as well.
The actress is making her comeback in Bollywood from the movie 'Dear Maya'. The trailer of the movie has been already released.
The actress is considered as one of the successful actress of her time. On 29 November 2012, media news reported that Koirala had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
The actress took break and concentrated on her treatment. She has made her debut in Bollywood movie industry from the film of Subas Ghai 'Saudagar' in 1991. On 19 June 2010, Koirala married Samrat Dahal, a Nepali businessman, in a traditional ceremony held in Kathmandu. The couple spent their honeymoon in Finland. They met through the online social networking website, Facebook. The couple divorced in 2012.