Cancer has made me a new human being: Manisha Koirala

While talking about her addiction to alcohol; Manisha Koirala has revealed in her book that there was a time when if she were on diet it would be Vodka-diet and nothing else. She has also revealed that she started consuming alcohol to distract her head from her growing disinterest in her work.

Cancer has made me a new human being: Manisha Koirala Cancer has made me a new human being: Manisha Koirala Source : press

Who can forget this beautiful diva who ruled the silver screen in the last 90's with her beautiful smile and her amazing pick of films like 1942:A love story or Dil Se and Khamoshi: The musical.


Well the actress had worked with the biggest talent houses of the industry and had her acting chops up to perfection. However it all came dwindling down, after Manisha Koira was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and has successfully battled it over 6 years.


The actor has penned her memoir ‘Healed: How cancer gave me a new life' and has come clean and clear about her struggle's with stardom, her alcohol addiction and her ungrateful attitude towards life. 


While talking about her addiction to alcohol; Manisha Koirala has revealed in her book that there was a time when if she were on diet it would be Vodka-diet and nothing else. She has also revealed that she started consuming alcohol to distract her head from her growing disinterest in her work. She has written," "If I was on a diet, it would be vodka. I remember my ex-boyfriend once telling me that I had no sense of balance."



She further writes," I didn't appreciate my work. I simply didn't like it. Somewhere, in a contorted way, I began willfully doing the wrong things. To spite myself; I chose the wrong films. I began feeding my ego. I insisted on being the central character, even if it was in a B-grade film. At that point, I did not even care who the director was. Getting a central role mattered more than anything else," she writes.


However, the actor say's that now post cancer she has become a way better human being; more humble, grounded and has learned to appreciate all the good things life is bestowing upon her. Her memoir is being published by Penguin Random House India.


On the professional front Manisha was last seen in the blockbuster ‘Sanju' and Netflix's ‘Lust Stories'.

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