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NameSushmita Sen (Sushmita Sen)
Date of Birth19 November 1975
Birth PlaceHyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Monther & Father NameSubhara Sen / Shuber Sen
Achievement1994 - The first woman to win 'Miss Universe'
Profession / CountryFemale / Actress / India

Sushmita Sen - The first woman to win 'Miss Universe' (1994)

Sushmita Sen is a famous Indian film actress and model. Sushmita Sen is India's first Miss Universe. She won the titles of Miss India and Brahmand Sundari in 1994. She defeated India's Aishwarya Rai in the Miss India pageant.

Sushmita Sen was born on 19 November 1975 in Hyderabad (a joint capital of present-day Telangana and Andhra Pradesh), a Bengali family in India. His father's name is Subir Sen and his mother's name is Subha Sen. His father is a former army wing commander in the Indian Air Force and his mother is a jewelery designer and owner of a store in Dubai. He has two siblings, his sister's name is Neelam and brother's name is Rajiv.
He has attended the Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute in New Delhi and St. Ann's High School in Secunderabad, but did not attend further for higher education.

After becoming Miss Universe, Sushmita became an actress. His first film Dastaq came in 1996, in which he hunted a hunter played by Sharad Kapoor. Mukul Dev acted as the lead actor. He then starred in the 1997 Tamil action film Ratchagan. Two years later, her appearance as Rupali in David Dhawan's film number 1 earned her the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award in 1999. Biwi No.1 was the second highest grossing film of 1999. She appeared in a dance song in the film Fiza in the year 2000. She received critical acclaim and box office success for Arjun Rampal starrer Aankhen. So far, his biggest hit was the 2004 film Main Hoon Na, in which he starred as Shah Rukh Khan's love interest. The film grossed a total of Rs 330,000,000. And it was the second best selling film of that year.

Later, Sushmita played the role of a lawyer in Main Aisa Hi Hoon alongside Ajay Devgan. In 2005, he starred in the remake of Cactus Flower, which I loved. Sen played the lead role with Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif. He also played the lead roles in Karma and Holi. In 2010, Sushmita played the role of a successful supermodel in the groom Mil Gaya named Shimmer; The film was a moderate success that year. In 2015, he starred in a Bengali drama film titled Nirbak. In Sushmita's career, it was her first film in Bengali.

Sushmita Sen participated in the Femina Miss India contest in 1994, as a teenager. She won the title of "Femina Miss India Universe", earning the right to compete in the Miss Universe 1994 competition. In the Miss Universe competition, Sen finished third in East Columbia, behind Miss Columbia Carolina Gomez and Miss Venezuela Menorca Mercado Sen in second, fifth and third in subsequent rounds and eventually won the Miss Universe 1994 title and crown . She was the first Indian to win the title. She returned to Manila, Philippines in January 2017 as one of the Miss Universe 2016 beauty pageants, 23 years after winning the pageant, as a celebration of the 65th Miss Universe. The competition took place on 30 January 2017 at Mall Arena, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines.
YearAwards/HonorsAwarding Country or Institution
2000Filmfare Awards (Best Supporting Actress - BV No.1)Filmfare
2000IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award (BV No. 1)IIFA Awards
2000Best Supporting Actress (Bb No.1)Zee cine awards
2003Best Supporting Actress (Currently)Zee cine awards
2006Achievement in bollywoodRajiv Gandhi Award