Known well for her hot roles in films very often branded as a flirty because of her free styled life pattern, Manisha Koirala had to struggle hard battling for life against a dreaded disease like cancer. Losing all hopes initially to recover she was the one who finally emerged victorious as a result of her courage and will to live besides medical treatment in a New York hospital for a prolonged duration. She is well now and says she is enjoying her life in much better a way than earlier and feels committed to work for a general awareness on cancer contacting and consoling the persons who are afflicted with such a disease. She is involving herself in other social activities too finding herself more energetic and enthusiastic for the purpose now in her new avatar. At the initial stage of her disease when she was just a broken person depressed and exhausted, the man who inspired and encouraged her most was cricketer Yuvraj Singh who himself was a cancer patient, fought well with courage and will and overcame the ailment. The message from the cases like that of Manisha Koirala and Yuvraj Singh is that what in fact counts more is a will for life with determination besides the therapies and medicines to combat the dreaded disease. Theirs is a great inspiration to the patients afflicted with such an ailment.