Manisha Koirala is the superhit heroine of films like Khamoshi, Dil Se, Saudagar, Criminal. Bollywood’s only Nepali actress has made a place in the hearts of the audience by acting boldly. Despite suffering from terminal cancer, he was successful in the fight.
A news about Manisha Koirala caused an uproar in Bollywood. But not recently, in 1994. It was reported that Manisha Koirala had died. But Manisha is still living a healthy and normal life. taking pictures
So why is this news? This news was shared by famous director, Alia Bhatt’s father Mahesh Bhatt.
This incident happened just before the release of Manisha, Nagarjuna and Ramya Krishnan’s film Criminal. If you know what happened, it will sting you. Anyone can do that, the country was shocked from the entire film industry.
Director Mahesh Bhatt has always been innovative with the film’s promotion strategy and story. Many superhit film directors in Bollywood were doing promotions for his upcoming film Criminal. At that time they ‘killed’ Manisha by discussing with brother Mukesh.
As a promotional strategy for the film, he printed an advertisement and wrote, ‘Late Manisha Koirala’. Naturally, Bollywood and Manisha’s fans were in a frenzy.
Manisha played the role of Shweta Kumar in the film. Shweta dies in the plot of the story. Alia Bhatt’s director father Mahesh Bhatt published an advertisement mentioning Manisha as dead in the publicity strategy of the criminal film using that context.
Interestingly, the film’s heroine Manisha herself did not know about this advertisement. As a result, he was also shocked. However, except for the song ‘Tu Mile Dil Khil’, nothing else has struck a chord with the audience. The film flopped at the box office. Bhatt did not benefit from negative publicity.
Recently Mahesh Bhatt himself shared this story as a guest on the stage of Indian Idol 14. He said that at that time he was severely criticized for doing such an act.