Karishma Manandhar – Biography, Age, Husband, Height, Weight, Net Worth [Updated 2024]

Karishma Manandhar

Karishma Manandhar is one of the most beautiful and successful Nepali actresses, writers, models, and producers, Many people are curious to know more about her. Through this article, we will look into the life, career, age, family, and many more. 

Who is Karishma Manandhar? – Biography

Karishma Manandhar is a popular social activist, model, producer, writer, and actress from Nepal.  She is well-liked in Nepal due to her lovely nature and elegant looks. For twenty-five years, she led actresses in the Nepali cinema industry.

Karishma Manandhar
Karishma Manandhar
Birthplace Lalitpur, Nepal
Date of Birth February 25th, 1974
Daughter Kabita Manandhar
Debut Movie Santaan
Father’s Name Chitra Bahadur KC
Full Name Karishma Manandhar
Height 5.6″
Husband Binod Manandhar
Mother’s Name Komal KC
Name in नेपाली करिश्मा मानन्धर
Nationality Nepalese
Nick Name Surya Kumari
Nick Name in Nepali सुर्य कुमारी
Other Name Karishma KC
Relation Status Married
Religion Hindu
Studies Higher Secondary Level

When was Karishma Manandhar Born? Age

She was born on 9th June 1974 A.D in Jharuwarasi, Lalitpur, Nepal. As of 2024, her age is 49 years.

She holds Nepali nationality and believes in the Hindu religion. According to the astrologer chart, her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Talking about his family details and Education details

Talking about her family details, her father’s name is Chhetra Bahadur KC, who died serving the Nation. Her mother’s name is Komal KC. She grew up with her siblings Kiran Pradhan.

She received a B grade on the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) in 2019. She enrolled in Kitani Secondary School, a plus-two college in Godawari, Lalitpur.

Karishma Manandhar – Career

Manandhar could not finish her education since she entered the glamorous industry at a very young age. She debuted in the industry with the movie Santan in 1989. She was staring directly into the camera when she was just 14 years old.

Karishma Manandhar Career
Karishma Manandhar Career

Karishma Manandhar trained at the Madhimati Dancing and Acting Training Center in Mumbai, where she studied acting and dancing. She earned popularity in the Nepali glamor business in the 1990s. She later relocated to the US, where she spent a significant amount of time.

She has also been featured in some of the television commercials and billboards around Nepal including Dabur Chyawanprash and many other products. Here are some of her movie lists below:-

  • Mayalu
  • Arunima 
  • Tapasya
  • Truck Driver
  • Pratikchya 
  • Karodpati (special appearance)
  • Bandhan 
  • Basanti Basanti 
  • Panchhi
  • Ziddi (Nepali)
  • BabuSaheb 
  • Bagan

With her hard work, she has won many awards, some of them are listed below:-

Awards and Achievements Year
LG Film Awards for Best Actress 1997 A.D
National Film Award for Best Actress 1997 A.D
D Cine Awards for Best Actress N/A
World Book of Records recognition N/A
Silver Jubilee Honor N/A
Basundhara Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) 2013 A.D
Dadasaheb Phalke Film Award 2023 A.D

Karishma Manandhar has been acknowledged by the World Book of Records, London, as an exclusive honoree for her contribution to the entertainment industry via her work in Hindi and Nepali cinema.

They all were bestowed with the certificate of honor by Hon’ble Sanu Babu Shrestha, Speaker, Province : 3, Government of Nepal being the chief guest, and Shree Sagar Katwal, President – World Book of Records, Nepal. She has got a movie shooting studio named K.B. Film Private Limited in Godavari.

Height and Weight

Karishma Manandhar is also known as an evergreen actress as she maintains her health actively. She has a height of 5 feet 3 inches and weighs around 60 kg. She has long black hair and a pair of beautiful black eyes.


Karishma Manandhar married Binod Manandhar, a Nepali film producer, and businessman. She changed her name to Karishma Manandhar after she got married to Binod in 1991. She has got a daughter Kabita Manandhar and has been happily living in Godavari, Lalitpur.

Social Media

She is pretty active and has managed her social sites. Looking at her Facebook account, she has 423k with a verified account under her username @karishmamanandhar.

On her Instagram, she has 93.3k followers with a verified account. She has managed her fan following too.

Fact About Karishma Manandhar

  • Karishma Manandhar started her movie career at the age of 14 with the movie “Santaan” back in 1988 AD.
  • She passed the School Education Examination (SEE) in 2019 with a B Grade mark.
  • Apart from her acting, she is also a writer. She wrote the story of the movie Dhukdhuki(2000).
  • She produced movies like Dhukdhuki, Babu Saheb, and Fagu.
  • She has got a Tattoo “Red Rhododendron” above her left breast.

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