Actress Manisha Koirala's life has often been under media glare for
various reasons. While her success in films earned her a star
status, it turned out to be a curse in her later part of the
actress' career due to more-than-required attention of the public
on her personal life, which had a few black marks because of
Manisha's drinking habit. Now, the 41-year-old's real life story
seems to have inspired Madhur Bhandarkar for his next film
A leading daily has reported that Madhur Bhandarkar's
Heroine is loosely inspired on Manisha Koirala's life. Her
journey to stardom centred around her personal life is the base of
the story. The story of the upcoming films focuses on an actress'
troubled relationships marred with several controversies, which
reportedly has references to the Dil Se girl's life.
However, the director, who is known for making realistic films, has
completely denied it and says that the film is not inspired by any
real life actor's life.
Earlier, there were reports that Heroine, which also
feature Arjun Rampal, was inspired by Hollywood actress Marilyn