Former Miss India, Sushmita Sen

Jun/26/2023 / by Team Seema
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About Sushmita Sen

The former Miss India and Miss Universe in 1994, Sushmita Sen topped a successful career in modeling to win these prestigious titles. By 2016, she was a judge in the Miss Universe contest.

One of her early film roles was in the movie, Biwi No. 1, in 1999. where she played Rupali. By 2004 she appeared in Main Hoon Na, a film that won numerous awards. She played the role of Chandni Chopra.

In 2021, she portrayed the role of Aarya in the TV series of that name. It aired in 2020 and 2021.

One of her ex-boyfriends, Sabeer Bhatia, a businessman and the head of, gave her a diamond which measured 10.5 carats.

Biography of Sushmita Sen

Sushmita was born on November 19, 1975 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Her mother, Subhra, was a jewelry designer and owner of a shop in Dubai, while her father, Shubeer, was a former Indian Air Force Wing Commander.

She headed for a career as a model and became an acclaimed beauty queen. She received the crown of Femina Miss India Universe in 1994, and, in that year, she later won the Miss Universe of 1994. At the young age of 18, she was already an award winner.

Sushmita made the decision to become an actress, and in 1996, she made her first movie. It had the title, Dastak. She played the victim of a stalker; however, it was not a big hit at the box office. Her next film, on the other hand was a very big hit and was instrumental in her successful career. It was the Tamil film Ratchagan, where she played the role of Soniya. A few years later, in 1999, she enhanced the role of Rupali in the award-winning hit, Biwi No. 1. This resulted in her win as Filmfare’s Best Supporting Actress Award in 1999.

Her film career progressed. Sushmita’s greatest hit was the 2004 movie, Main Hoon Na, in which she starred as Shahrukh Khan’s love interest, Chandni Chopra. Soon after that she had the role of a lawyer in Main Aisa Hi Hoon, where she was cast opposite Ajay Devgan.

A remake of Cactus Flower was on the horizon in 2005. It had the title, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya: Sen had the lead role opposite Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif.

With many nominations and awards, the year 2020 brought her a win for AArya. It was a Filmfare OTT Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series (Female). More recently, in 2021, she won a Champions of Change Award. It is a national award For Social Welfare & Women Empowerment.

Susmmita Sen’s age is 47 years old in 2022. An animal lover, she has four dogs and a python.


How many kids does Sushmita Sen have?

She has two daughters, Renee and Alisah, who she adopted.

Where is Sushmita Sen now?

She currently lives in the Maldives, with her two daughters.

When did Susmita Sen start her career?

She won modeling work and the title of Miss Universe in 1994. Her first film had release in 1996.


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