Biography of Malina Joshi

Last updated on January 2nd, 2023 at 07:28 am

Malina Joshiwas the Miss Nepal of 2011. She debuted in a movie as an item girl in an upcoming movie ‘Kollywood’. Before the release of the movie, Malina was offered a leading role in ‘Ritu’. The movie is being directed by an Australian Nepali and is being shot in Australia. The movie will also feature Raj Ballav Koirala and Reema Bishowkarma in main roles.

The shooting of ‘Ritu’ started on January 15, 2013 in Granville, New South Wales, Australia.

Actress Profile

  • Actress – Malina Joshi
  • Nickname – Sannani
  • Birthday – January 27, 1989
  • Parents – Madhav Prasad Joshi and Mina Joshi
  • Birth place – BPKIHS Dharan
  • Education – MBA (Marketing) from Ace Institute of Management

Malina was born in Dharan and she completed her secondary education from Dharan Higher Secondary School.

Malina participated in Miss Angel 2010 competition and was plated one of the Top 5. She also won the Miss Intellect title in the competition. That was a year before she won the Miss Nepal title.

She represented Nepal in Miss World 2011; held on 4 November 2011 in London, UK. In the Miss World 2011, she was selected to perform Nepalese folk dance in the final day of the competition. In the competition, she was also on the top-30 of Beauty with a Purpose title.

In 2013 she participated in the Miss Asia Pacific world competition and was one of the 15 semi-finalists in the pageant held in Seoul, South Korea.


  • Kollywood – featured in a song (2013)
  • Ritu (2014) – lead actress opposite to Raj Ballav Koirala
  • The Winner (2016)
  • Jhumki (2016)
  • Rani (2017)
  • Chhakka Panja 4 (2023 expected)

I wrote about Malina and Anoop Bikram Shahi relationship in 2014 when Anoop tattooed her name on his wrist. Their plan to get married failed to materialize and they were quietly separated in 2016. In 2019 Malina was seeing gym trainer and businessman Sushanta Pradhan. There were speculations that they were going to get married soon. But, the relationship ended abruptly and Malina announced the breakup at the end of 2022.

A 2016 report:

A 2019 report:

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Photo credit – Sworup Ranjit and others

– 2013 Originally published on Jan 17
– 2023 January 2 (filmography, relationship status, schooling and date of birth)

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