By Hindustan Times
Manisha Koirala's close friends are in a state of shock, too numbed by her sudden illness, to let the gravity of her situation sink in.
While family members preferred to stay off-record with the understandable plea of requiring privacy at a time like this, a very close friend of the actress revealed how the death of her mentor and dear friend cinematographer Ashok Mehta had left Manisha shaken and unsure of her own health and the future.
Asking to be "left out of public demonstrations of concern" this friend reveals, "When a friend Mona Kapoor passed away suddenly, Manisha told me she was apprehensive about her own health.
"I better have myself thoroughly checked,' she had told me. A few months later Manisha lost her dear friend Ashok Mehta. She