Actress Manisha Koirala, who was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer, underwent a successful surgery in New York on Monday.
"Manisha underwent a surgery on Monday at around 9 am. I got a message from her family members and they said it was a successful surgery," Subroto Ghosh, Manisha's manager, told IANS.
"Manisha's mother, father and her brother are by her side. One of her close friends is also there with her," he added.
Several speculations regarding her health were made following her hospitalisation in Mumbai.
Manisha was admitted to the Jaslok Hospital Nov 28 after she reportedly fell unconscious. However, the reason behind her illness was not made clear. Later it was reported that she is flying to the US for treatment for cancer.
The actress, who has worked in critically acclaimed films like Dil Se and 1942: A Love Story, made her debut with Saudagar in 1991. She recently made a comeback with Ram Gopal Varma's Bhoot Returns.
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Manisha Koirala to undergo surgery for ovarian cancer
Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and will undergo surgery in New York Thursday, her manager said.
"Manisha will undergo a surgery today (Thursday) in New York for ovarian cancer," Subroto Ghosh, Manisha's manager, told IANS.
Speculation swirled about the health last week after she was hospitalised in Mumbai Nov 28. The rumours about her cancer are now confirmed.
Manisha Koirala heads to US for treatment
Bollywood actor Manisha Koirala, who was admitted to Jaslok hospital in Mumbai last week amid rumours of cancer, was spotted at the Mumbai airport on December 2.
It is being speculated that she is heading to the United States of America for further investigation and treatment.
Manisha has been unavailable for comment.
Manisha Koirala keeps mum on cancer rumours
While rumour mills have been on an overdrive about Manisha Koirala’s suspected cancer, Mumbai’s Jaslok Hospital, where the actor was admitted, has said that she was discharged on Friday morning and is “absolutely hale and hearty.” When we contacted Manisha, she answered the phone but disconnected on knowing that the call was from the media. She did not reply to further calls or our SMSes either. MANISHA'S MUM
Manisha Koirala had been apprehensive about health
Manisha Koirala's close friends are in a state of shock, too numbed by her sudden illness, to let the gravity of her situation sink in.
While family members preferred to stay off-record with the understandable plea of requiring privacy at a time like this, a very close friend of the actress revealed how the death of her mentor and dear friend cinematographer Ashok Mehta had left Manisha shaken and unsure of her own health and the future. APPREHENSIVE MANISHA
Manisha Koirala discharged, to be treated in US
Actor Manisha Koirala, who was admitted to Jaslok Hospital on Wednesday night, was discharged from the hospital on Friday morning. Koirala is planning to pursue her treatment abroad, family sources said.
"We are planning to go to the United States. We haven't decided on the hospital yet. The family is still trying to figure things out," said Mandira Koirala, the actor's sister-in-law. FULL STORY
VIDEO: Manisha Koirala diagnosed with cancer: reports
Bollywood actor Manisha Koirala has reportedly been diagnosed with cancer. The actor is currently admitted at Jaslok hospital in Mumbai. WATCH VIDEO
(With additional inputs)