Manisha: Looked like alien after chemotherapy

Vastavam web:Yester years beauty, heroine Manisha Koirala, who had been suffered with Cancer told that she becomes like an alien after getting chemotherapy.
Actress Manisha Koirala said after her cancer treatment, she used to look like an alien as she lost her hair. Now she is “quite kicked” to play late actress Nargis Dutt, the mother of actor Sanjay Dutt, in his biopic.

Being an actress, did she get worried about her look after chemotherapy? “I knew about my hair loss, but was not sure of my look. At times, after surviving from a disease like cancer… people’s look changes. All I knew was that I had to mentally prepare to fight it and I got a huge support from my family. After my chemotherapy, I lost my hair, eye brows and lashes. Looking at the mirror… I felt like an alien,” Manisha said.

During her illness, many Bollywood celebrities including Salman Khan and Gulshan Grover reached out to her family to know about her health. The film industry welcomed her after her cancer battle, she said. Sharing the story behind bagging the role of Nargis Dutt, Manisha said: “Though I wanted to get back to work, I was nourishing my body and focusing on my health as chemotherapy damaged some of my body cells. I was in Nepal then, when I got a call from Raju ji (director Rajkumar Hirani). He told me about the film and my character.” She told.