Sushila Koirala – Remembering Manisha’s grandmother

Today 7-years ago, Manisha Koirala’s grandmother, Sushila Koirala had died.

The wife of first elected prime minister of Nepal, Bishweshwor Prasad Koirala (BP Koirala), Sushila Koirala was also an inspiration to Manisha Koirala in her theatrical journey. The 84-years-old Sushila died on July 13, 2007.  In her memory an art academy, Sushila Art Academy was established in 2012. Manisha had inaugurated the art academy run by her brother Siddhartha Koirala and sister-in-law, Yulia Koirala.

Koirala family has set a record of giving 4 prime ministers BP Koirala, Girija Prasad Koirala, Matrika Prasad Koirala, and Sushil Koirala. While BP GP and MP were the three sons of Krishna Prasad Koirala, current Prime Minister, Sushil Koirala, is their cousin.

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Laawaris (1999)

Director – Shrikant Sharma
Producer – Lawrence, Manohar Pandya
Writer – Honey Irani (story/screenplay), Kamlesh Pandey (dialogue)
Starring – Akshaye Khanna, Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff, Dimple Kapadia
Music – Rajesh Roshan,  Raju Singh
Cinematography – Najeeb Khan
Editing – R. Rajendran
Release dates – 5 March 1999



Captain Dada (Akshaye Khanna) works for underworld don Karla (Govind Namdeo). When Dada meet Anand Saxena (Jackie Shroff) and his wife Kavita (Dimple Kapadia) things change. He falls in love with Anshu Mehra (Manisha Koirala) and hides his past and renames himself Vijay.

When Anshu found out the truth of Vijay being Captain Dada she is heart broken. Although Captain Dada promised to leave behind his past, Karla has his plans for Dada. As the police start manhunt of Captain Dada, Karla also assigns his men to kill him. Will he escape police and underworld? Will he unite with Anshu?

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Grahan (2001)

grahanDirector – Shashilal Nair
Producer – Avinash Adik, Ayesha Shroff, Jackie Shroff
Writter – Shashilal Nair
Starring – Manisha Koirala, Jackie Shroff
Music – Karthik Raja
Cinematography – S Kumar
Editing – Waman Bhonsle
Release date – 16 February 2001
Running time – 140 min

A dance teacher Parvati (Manisha Koirala) is abducted by the son of Chief Minister, Sanjay. After a month, Parvati is found on street by a press reporter. A case is registered against Sanjay. The chief minister dies of heart attack on hearing his son’s case. Hid daughter Sunita became the new CM.

A honest lawyer Jaggu (Jackie Shroff) fights for Sanjay. He proved that Parvati had conspired against Sanjay and proved that she was a prostitute. But, Sanjay himself told the truth to Jaggu. On knowing the truth Jaggu goes in search for Parvati. Will he be able to give justice to Parvati? How will Sanjay fight back?

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Paisa Vasool (2004)

Director – Srinivas Bhashyam
Producer – Manisha Koirala, Siddharth Koirala
Writer – Srinivas Bhashyam, Anurag Kashyap
Starring – Manisha Koirala, Sushmita Sen,
Music -     Bapi-Tutul
Cinematography -    Nirav Shah
Editing -     Shirish Kunder
Release date – 27 January 2004
Running time -    139 min


The romantic comedy movie ‘Paisa Vasool’ is a remake of a 2001 romantic comedy movie ‘High Heels and Low Lifes’.  2004 is directed by Srinivas Bhashyam. The movie was jointly produced by Manisha Koirala herself and her brother Siddharth Koirala.

A struggling actress Baby (Sushmita Sen) decides to move in with Maria (Manisha Koirala), a divorcee who is having financial troubles and run-ins with the mafia. They get along pretty well. One day, they overheard a conversation in which a man confesses committing a robbery to his girlfriend. Desperate because of lack of money, they decided to blackmail the man. That lead to unexpected action and comical sequences.

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5 quotes of life and belief

If you choose to make it complex, human life is very complex. But, if you simplify it, it becomes equally simple. Here are 5 quotes of life, dream and belief to simplify things:

Quote 1 – Big ideas aren’t big enough until they are implemented. Similarly dreaming is not enough:

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Quote 2: If ‘hard work’ were to make you successful, a donkey would have been the most successful creature.

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5 quotes of the day, I didn’t change…

Quotations, the ones that make sense to us, add spice to our life. They provide guidance when in need and also support the way we are. Sometimes, they mean different things to different people.

These are the quotes selected by Manisha, the ones she had liked and wanted to share with her fans. These aren’t Manisha’s own words, but the quotes she had read and liked.

Quote 1 : Some say, ‘you are changed’… others know, it’s only a different perspective.

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Ek Chhotisi Love Story (2002)

“Ek Chhoti Si Love Story” is a story of a 15-year-old boy named Aditya (Aditya Seal) and his voyeuristic love towards one of his neighbors (Manisha Koirala). The movie features some bathroom masturbation scenes – something not seen in Bollywood movies.


Aditya s hobby of watching his neighbor and masturbating becomes an infatuation and he begins to follow her movements very closely. He is sexually drawn towards Manisha and feels jealous when he saw Manisha making love to her boyriend (Ranvir Shorey). At all this time, Manisha is fully unaware of Aditya. When Aditya gathers up courage to speaks his heart, Manisha gave him a teaser on adolescent love.

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Inspirational quotes of the day, May 20

This is a series of quotes chosen by Manisha Koirala. These quotes have inspired Manisha and she has shared them in hope that they will equally inspire her fans.

manisha koirala quotes negativity and joy

Be aware of negative people. And don’t let them steal your joy.

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Inspirational quotes of the day, May 19

Sometimes we are so engaged in something that we miss the important stuffs. So, we need somebody to remind us of the truth from time to time. These inspirational quotes sometime can act like guidance and at other times, they are fun to read and feel the awe.

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Manisha says, "It’s my Dharma to be of some use. (From these quotes,) I received so much of motivation and prayers when I needed it." So, Manisha forwards the quotes she loves to "pay it forward in smallest way."

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Andhra tour and Oneness University visit (photos)

Manisha was recently touring villages in Andhra Pradesh.

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She also visited Oneness University located in Varadailahpalem Mandal, Chittoor District in Andhra Pradesh.

Oneness, a spiritual organization, founded by Sri Amma Bhagavan seeks to alleviate human suffering at its roots by awakening humanity into oneness, wherein every individual feels connected to all that is.

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