Manisha Koirala is finally free of cancer


Manisha Koirala who had mesmerized her fans with her acting prowess and charm was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. After prolonged treatment, the ordeal finally seems to be over and the actress reported that she is finally cancer free.

Manisha had debuted in 1991 with the blockbuster film of Subhash Ghai, Saudagar. She went on to make a number of movies like Mann, Akele Hum Akele Tum and many others including her critically acclaimed roles in Bombay, Khamoshi, Dil Se, Lajja, 1942: a love storyetc. Her last appearance was a 3D horror film by Ram Gopal Verma titled Bhoot returns which did not perform well at the box office.

On 29th November, 2012, Manisha was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She was admitted in the Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai, but decided to continue her treatment abroad. She flew to the USA where she had been undergoing treatment. At long last, her doct0ors have pronounced her completely free of cancer.

It was an emotional moment for the actress who broke down when she received the good news. Manisha wrote on her Facebook page, "I burst out crying when I heard 'cancer free' I still have long way to go for regaining my health, slowly n steadily... With your prayers n blessings I received during this phase I m sure that day too will come!! In gratitude for the compassion I saw, felt in so many... my old and new friends, my family, my cancer club members who inspired me with their spirit, my ammabhagwan n oneness family n you all my fb n twitters friends its your unyielding love that helped me!! I call this as my "rebirth"

Manisha had kept her fans posted on her treatment and the progress of the disease with regular updates on her Facebook page. She even posted pictures of herself regularly. She described her struggles with the disease in the following way, "For 6 months me n my family lived in agony..days were longer..I remember moment by moment I reminded my self this too shall pass..now taking in deep breath of life..slowly it is sinking in,that for "now"all is behind.. I m enjoying,relaxing loving my days in NYC ..you all my friends who read my posts hv been with me through it all..you all hv shared with me my sorrows n pain..it's time now to let that be of past...with gratitude.”

The actress plans to return to the silver screen and is keen to start working.

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