Manisha Koirala

Actress Manisha Koirala says she is nervous about her first chemotherapy session in New York on Wednesday.

Manisha, who who recently underwent surgery for ovarian cancer, said on her Facebook page: “Today is my first chemo… between being nervous of unknown and courage to face the challenge, I am in a state of prayer and in gratitude of the support I have received from mom, dad, Koi, (sister-in-law) Yulia… though she is far but her love and prayers do touch me.”

The 42-year old actress added: “And so many other loving friends and family… thank you for your love and prayers. Nothing else is more important than love and care. Thank you… until next time.”

She underwent surgery in New York on 10th December 2012 and was discharged from the hospital after 11 days.