Manisha Koirala In A Novel Act!
The noted actress of Bollywood Manisha Koirala, who is quite a popular figure of Nepal and has strong ties with the royal family King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah had the privilege of launching the novel of Nepal ex-princess Sheeba Shivangini Shah in New Delhi at the Oberoi hotel.
Sheeba Shivangini Shah is married to the nephew of the late king, Lt Col Bikash Bikram Shah has come up with her third novel published by Rupa. This novel is a semi-autobiographical type, which highlights the migration of Sheeba's family and the period of turmoil under ten year Maoist insurgency in Nepal during the reign of four different kings.
It is the second edition of the previous novel that was launched in The April 24 in Kathmandu at the Hotel de l'Annapurna.
The thirty four year old former princess made her debut as an author in 2003 with ‘Loyals of the crown’. It depicts a colossal narration of the court lifestyle and gory death trail that was left after a junior queen of the Shah dynasty ordered a mass killing of noblemen in revenge after her lover was murdered in 1846.
The second novel ‘Beyond the Illusions’of hers has clinched Bollywood producer’s attention which depicts the ‘tantra’ menance- fruitless strive of superhuman power. Manisha’s brother is heard to be interested in making a film based on the princess’ novel and is in discussion with few many renowned directors of Bollywood.
It seems Manisha has a passionate connection with the novel.