Manisha Turns Politician In Her First Film, Post Marriage

June 29th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire  

June 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently, Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala wedded a Nepali businessman Samrat Dahal. The actress has signed her first film, post marriage, where she will be essaying the role of a politician.

In a statement, Manisha said, “I am very happy to get this role. I wanted to act in different films with challenging roles after marriage and this is just perfect. I am looking forward to start working in this film.”

Under the banner of Yograj Cinevista, the film will start rolling once the rest of the cast and crew are finalized.

According a statement issued by the producer, “We are making this women-centric film under the banner of Yograj Cinevista, in which Manisha will be playing the role of a politician.”

In real life, Manisha’s grandfather BP Koirala is the first elected Prime Minister of Nepal. The actress, who debuted in Bollywood in 1991 with Subhash Ghai’s Saudagar, said that she always wanted to play the role of a politician.

Manisha was highly appreciated for her performance in Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s 1942: A Love Story, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Khamoshi and for Mani Ratnam’s Bombay as well as Dil Se.

She has other projects in her hand apart from this unnamed movie. These include Rohit Kaushik’s Chehere, Deepti Naval’s directorial debut Do Paise Ki Dhoop and director Onir’s I Am series, where she will be seen playing a Kashmiri woman.

– Sampurn Wire

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