After beating late stage ‘Cancer’, Mansiha Koirala plans to climb Mount Everest


Actor Manisha Koirala, last month unveiled her book Healed, a story of her battle against ovarian cancer. “Overcoming cancer has been a lesson in self — discovery and learning to love life again!! Dear friends, presenting you my book,” she tweeted along with the book’s cover.

Here are some interesting ‘pieces’ from the book for her die-hard fans across the world:

Manisha Koirala, who beat cancer a few years ago, has now written about her journey in ‘Brutally Honest’ book.

”My plans to climb Mount Everest in spring 2019 are confirmed as i am getting ready for this big milestone, we are only going till base camp”

“Anything higher would be challenging for me”

Having survived against considerable odds, Koirala has now a new philosophy

”Cherish every emotion, more family time and even a new body. Its just missing few organs, she says with a laugh demonstrating that her sense of humour was not removed along with her body organs”.

“She also describes how she goes to pieces on learning that she has cancer, talks openly about her Alcohol dependence, failed relationships that ended in betrayal and heartbreak and her depression to start a family pushed in to a brief, unhappy marriage and IVF treatments that may have brought on the Cancer” 

She further says, Whether you love me or hate me but through my book you will know the real me.

On acting she says, “I will do selective films of my choice but i really like to do is Direct Films instead”.

Penned by the 1942: A Love Story actor with Neelam Kumar, the book is subtitled ‘How cancer gave me a new life.’ Healed is a powerful and moving story of the actor’s battle against ovarian cancer. From her treatment in the U.S. and the care provided by oncologists there to how she rebuilt her life once she returned home, the book takes us on an emotional rollercoaster ride through her many fears and struggles.

“Last month, as she completes six years of being cancer-free, she shares her story — one marked by apprehensions, disappointments and uncertainties — and the lessons she learnt along the way. Through her journey, she unravels cancer for us and inspires us to not buckle under fear, but emerge alive, kicking and victorious,” Penguin Random House India, the publisher, posted on the website.


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