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Sun Aug 02 10:21:22 SAST 2015

Bollywood's Manisha Koirala diagnosed with cancer

Sapa-dpa | 30 November, 2012 10:32

Nepalese-born Bollywood star Manisha Koirala has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, a news report said Friday.

"The cancer is in preliminary stage and can be cured through operations", the Himalayan Times quoted her father Prakash Koirala as saying. She was to have an operation in the coming days, he said.

The 42-year old actress was admitted to hospital in Kathmandu on suspect of food poisoning but was flown to India's Mumbai on Tuesday for further diagnosis.

Koirala's first lead in a Bollywood film was in 1991, since when she has starred in several films of varying genres and successes, including critically acclaimed roles in Dil Se, Bombay and Akele Hum Akele Tum, both in 1995.

She has been off-screen in recent years, and involved in social and rights activities in Nepal.

She was born into a political family. Her grandfather BP Koirala was the first elected prime minister of Nepal and a leader of the Nepali Congress, the country's first political party.

Her uncle Girija Prasad Koirala, known for brokering a peace deal with the Maoist rebels, served several terms as prime minister before his death in 2010.


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