Manisha ties the knot | Manisha Koirala's 3-day wedding celebration starts today!

Bollywood actor Manisha Koirala tied the knot with beau Samrat Dahal in a traditional ceremony here on Friday.
The Nepalese beauty exchanged wedding vows with Samrat in a private function at the Gokarna forest resort, 10 km east of the capital.
Dressed in a yellow saree, Manisha garlanded Samrat and exchanged rings as priests recited Vedic mantras in the presence of her parents, Prakash Koirala and Sushma.
Besides Manisha's family, close relatives and friends, also present at the function were actors Suman Ranganathan; Manisha's co-star in her debut film Saudagar, Vivek Mushram; and Govinda's wife Sunita.
Actors Jackie Shroff and Govinda are expected to attend the wedding reception, that will be held at the Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza on Sunday.
Friday's celebrations included traditional Nepali music Panchai Bazaa and a cultural dance. Nepali, Indian and continental dishes were served at the function, sources said.
Spread over three days, the main ceremony will be held on Saturday, when the bride will go to the groom's house after performing hour-long rituals as per the Hindu tradition.
Nepali President Ram Baran Yadav, Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, Maoist party chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal alias ‘Prachanda,' and the former King of Nepal, Gyanendra, are expected to among the 3,000 guests at Sunday's dinner party.
Manisha will continue to act in films after the marriage, her father Prakash Koirala, nephew of the late Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, told PTI.
The actor will live in Nepal and mostly devote time to Nepali films. She has already begun acting in Dharam, opposite Nepali actor Rajesh Hamal, he said.


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