Bill Gates not the richest by a slim margin to Carlos Slim

Carlos_Slim This year’s Forbes Magazine’s Rich List is topped by Carlos Slim, a 70-year-old Mexican telecommunications mogul worth an estimated fortune of $53.5 billion. Last year’s richest person Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is placed in second position with an estimated fortune of $53 billion.

Gates was the richest person for some time until Warren Buffett, this year’s third richest person, stole the top spot off him in 2008. Gates had held the title of world’s richest 14 of the past 15 years.

Mukesh Ambani, worth $29 billion, is placed in 4th position. London’s richest resident, Lakshmi Mittal, worth $28.7 billion, is in the 5th position.

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Manisha Koirala – a Nepali actress in Bollywood

Bollywood actress of Nepali origin is back in Nepal, shooting for her upcoming Nepali film “Dharma”. Her first and the only one Nepali movie, Pheri Bhetaula, was released some 22 years back. The movie was not that successful and she left for Mumbai to seek acting opportunities there.

Manisha Koirala was born on August 16, 1970 in Kathmandu Nepal. She is popular as an actress in Indian films, a UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, and social activist. Manisha started her career in a Nepali movie ‘Pheri Bhetaula’ in 1989. In India, she has worked in various Hindi and Tamil films. Some of the notable hindi moives are Saudagar, A Love Story, Akele Hum Akele Tum, Khamoshi: The Musical, Gupt: The Hidden Truth, and Dil Se. A Tamil movie Bombay was also one of her very successful movies. In recognition to her acting talent she has received some prestigious awards in the movie industry.

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After 22 years of absence in Nepali movies, Manisha Koirala has recently started acting in a Nepali movie named Dharma. The movie originally named ‘Rajniti’ was renamed ‘Dharma’ to suit the character of Manisha.

Manisha had enjoyed the post of the top actress in Bollywood, the Indian movie capital, for some time in the past. But, these days new actresses have taken over and she doesn’t have much projects in hand. That was one of the reason she agreed to act in the Nepali movie. Nepali movie industry is not as advanced as Bollywood and the talent in the industry is not of that of the quality Manisha is used to.

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