If there is one actress who can express a thousand emotions with her eyes, so beautifully and subtly, it is Manisha Koirala.
From ‘Khamoshi’, to ‘Bombay’, to ‘Dil Se’, she effortlessly played the most complex roles. and her beautiful performances made her an acclaimed actress.
But it was in the early 20s when the actress lost her touch with the audience, she repeatedly signed a series of bad films. And as we know that Bollywood is an unforgiving business, her downfall started.
Apart from her professional career, her personal life was in turmoil, too. She adopted an unhealthy lifestyle, her marriage failed, but the final blow came when she was diagnosed with cancer.
Despite all her setbacks and suffering, Manisha Koirala stands strong and healthy today. She is cancer-free, more happy with herself, and her painful yet liberating journey is an inspiration to many.
In her TEDx talk, she unveils her struggles, her mistakes, and how she fought them all.
She started off by talking about her successful past:
In the early 20s, she made the wrong choices:
In 2012, Koirala was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
When she came out cancer-free, she started seeing life with whole new perspective.
No problem is larger than your life.
Watch her full speech here, and you cannot imagine in how many ways she would inspire you.