The actress was operated upon in December last year in a hospital in New York. She is currently undergoing chemotherapy sessions there and is expected to return in July Director Jay Prakash is keen to sign Manisha Koirala for Market 2 after she returns from New York, where she is undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer. “Manisha is my lucky charm. She was in my film Market and I had discussed the script of Market 2 with her. She liked the script. Once she is back after her treatment, I will again narrate the script to her,” he said.
Market, released in 2003, was about a woman sold to a brothel by her husband. Manisha Koirala played the woman and the movie went on to become a huge hit. And the director of market, Jay Prakash is planning to make a sequel of the movie.