Manisha Koirala the yesteryear's leading bollywood actress is acting in Malayalam movie Elektra. She is acting as Nayanthara's mother in that movie.Popular director Shyamaprasad is directing the movie.Manisha is paired opposite the national award winning actor Prakash Raj.
Even though Elektra is Manish Koirala's first Malayalam Movie she has acted in a few Tamil films like Bombay, Muthalvan, Indian , Baba,Maapillai etc.
In the movie Elektra Nayanthara is doing the character of Elektra Alexander, who has a troubled family background.The character 'Elektra', is the daughter of Prakash Raj and Manisha Koirala in the movie.
Other prominent actors in the movie are Skanda, Biju Menon, P Sreekumar and KPAC Lalitha and the movie is expected to release during Onam 2010.