First Indian lady to win the crown of Miss Universe, she was born on the November 19, 1975 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Well, we are talking about the gorgeous Sushmita Sen. In this article; we will present you with the biography of Sushmita Sen, who is an epitome of Indian beauty.
Sushmita Sen is the daughter of retired Indian Air Force officer. Her
mother was a fashion and jewelry designer. She was born in Allahabad and
brought up in Delhi. She did her schooling from Air Force Golden Jubilee
Institute in Delhi. She graduated in English literature and decided to
pursue career in journalism.
In the year 2000, she decided to play a real life role of a single
mother. She adopted a baby girl in 2000 and named her Renee. Later in 2010
she adopted another three month old girl and named here Alisah. She has always
been enthusiastic about participating in events meant for social concern. She
even went to Pakistan in the year 2005 as a part of peace efforts.
has always been in the gossip columns of newspapers for her relationship
with Randeep Huda, Sanjay Narang etc. Presently, she is dating Manav
Menon, who is an ad executive.
Miss Universe Title
At a young age of eighteen in the year 1994, Sushmita Sen participated
in the Miss Universe pageant and won the crown. She is the first Indian
lady to achieve the title of Miss Universe. She made our country proud.
Her biggest rival was Aishwarya Rai, who went for the Miss World beauty
contest and won the title.
After winning the title of Miss Universe, she decided to enter
Bollywood. Her first movie Rakshakan was in Tamil. But, it did not
succeed. Her Hindi movie Dastak that was released in the year 1996 could
not earn much of business. The response of audience was lukewarm. She
got a major break when she signed for the role of a second woman in
David Dhawan's film 'Biwi No 1' in 1999. It also brought her the
Filmfare award for best supporting actress.
One of her biggest hits till date is the film Main Hoon Na that was released
in the year 2004, in which she was starred opposite to Shahrukh Khan.
She has done quite a number of challenging roles in her film career and
come out victoriously, thus proving her talent. She has worked with a
number of Bollywood stars. Her recent most movies include Karma, Confessions
and Holi (2006) & Ram Gopal Varma Ke Sholay (2006).
IIFA Awards (2000)
Filmfare Awards (2000 and 2003)
Star Screen Awards (2000, 2003 and 2004)
Zee Cine Awards (2000, 2003 and 2005)
Notable Works of Sushmita Sen
Biwi No 1
Main Hoon Na
Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya
Samay: When Time Strikes
Things to know about Sushmita Sen and her daughters, Renee and Alisah!