Who is Sushmita Sen?
It’s good to keep in mind that prominence is always a mix of hard work, eloquence in your practice, and dedication towards the dream, this line has been very well proved by Sushmita Sen who is an Indian actress, model as well as the winner of the beauty pageant Miss Universe 1994 pageant. This gorgeous star is also best known as the first Bengali and the first Indian to win the competition and has since primarily worked in Hindi films.
Other than this, Sushmita has accumulated huge publicity by winning several awards including Filmfare Award, Star Screen Awards, Zee Cine Award, IIFA Awards for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the comedy film Biwi No.1 (1999), Critics Choice Awards, Dadasaheb Phalke Awards International Film Festival Awards 2021, IWM(BUZZ) Digital Awards as Best Actress for her performance in Aarya which is an amazing web series. Recently, she also came into the limelight in the year 2021 by winning the Champions Of Change Award 2021 under the category of National Award For Social Welfare & Women Empowerment.
Personal Life/Early Life
This beautiful actress, Sushmita was born in a Bengali Baidya family in Hyderabad to Shubeer Sen (father), a former Indian Air Force Wing Commander, and Subhra Sen (mother), a jewelry designer and owner of a Dubai-based store. Besides this, she is blessed with a younger brother named Rajeev. Concerning her education, Sush studied at Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute in New Delhi and St. Ann’s High School but Sush did not pursue her higher education.
Sushmita Sen Husband
Moving towards her career, Sushmita is unmarried but she has dated several celebrities including Vikram Bhatt (Director), Bunty Sachdeva (Businessman), Mudassar Aziz (Director), Sanjay Narang (Businessman), Sabeer Bhatia (Entrepreneur), Ritik Bhasin (Businessman), Randeep Hooda (Actor), Imtiaz Khatri (Businessman), Manav Menon (Ad-filmmaker), Wasim Akram (Cricketer), and Rohman Shawl (Model and Actor).
She hit the headlines because of her break-up with her ex-boyfriend Rohman Shawl. She confirmed this news through her Instagram account with a caption, “We began as a friend, we remain friends!! The relationship was long over….the love remains!!” Sushmita Sen adopted a beautiful girl name Renee in 2000 and adopted another girl named Alisah in 2010. She is currently single and pleased with her life.
As of July 2022, She is romantically involved with businessman Lalit Modi. He tweeted a couple of images of himself with Sushmita. He also expressed his desire to marry the “Aarya” actress.
|Nick Name||Sush, Titu|
|Birthdate||19 November 1975|
|Age||46 Years (as of 2021)|
|Birth Place||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Hobbies||Writing Poems & Prose, Jet Skiing, Biking|
|Debut Appearance||Dastak (1996)|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Height(Approx)||In feet: 5’9”
In centimetre: 175cm
|Weight(Approx)||In kilogram: 54kg
In pounds: 119lbs
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
Family Background, Education
|Father Name||Shubeer Sen
|Mother Name||Subhra Sen
Brother: Rajeev Sen (younger)
|School||Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute, Delhi
Air Force Silver School, Delhi
St. Anns’s High School
|Education Qualification||Graduate (English Honors, Journalism)|
Boyfriend, Husband, Marriage
|Boyfriend||Manav Menon (Ad-filmmaker), Bunty Sachdeva (Businessman), Rohman Shawl (Model and Actor), Vikram Bhatt (Director), Sanjay Narang (Businessman), Mudassar Aziz (Director), Wasim Akram (Cricketer), Ritik Bhasin (Businessman), Sabeer Bhatia (Entrepreneur), Randeep Hooda (Actor), Imtiaz Khatri (Businessman), Lalit Modi Current Boyfriend).|
|Children||Daughters: Renee and Alisah (Adopted)
Favorite Things & Assets
|Favorite Actor (s)||Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Arjun Rampal|
|Favorite Actress||Angelina Jolie|
|Favorite Destination (s)||Italy, Indonesia, Maldives, and Dubai|
Social Media Accounts
Sushmita Sen Career
Talking about her career, Sushmita entered the world of entertainment by participating in the Femina Miss India contest in the year 1994. In fact, she also achieved the title ‘Femina Miss India Universe’, earning the right to compete in the Miss Universe 1994 contest. Later, she became the first Indian to win the title and crown of Miss Universe in 1994.
Sushmita also returned to Manila, Philippines, in January 2017 as one of the judges for the Miss Universe 2016 beauty contest, which was held to commemorate the 65th Miss Universe. Besides this, she became an actress after her reign as Miss Universe. She made her acting debut in the year 1996 through her first film, Dastak in which Sush played the victim of a stalker, played by Sharad Kapoor. After that, she got starred in the 1997 Tamil action film Ratchagan.
Apart from that, she captured fame by her appearance as Rupali in David Dhawan’s movie Biwi No.1 which won her the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award in 1999. She was also nominated for her role in Sirf Tum in the same category in the same year. Thereafter, in the year 2000, she appeared in a dance song in the movie Fiza.
Aside from that, Sushmita received critical praise and box office success for her role in the film Aankhen, in which she co-starred with Arjun Rampal. Aside from that, she is most known for her portrayal as a chemistry instructor in the 2004 film Main Hoon Na, in which Shah Rukh Khan’s character falls in love with her. Later, this gorgeous star played the role of a lawyer in Main Aisa Hi Hoon opposite Ajay Devgan. In fact, she also starred in a remake of Cactus Flower, called Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? in the year 2005. She has also served the leading role in Karma Aur Holi.
In addition, Sushmita plays the part of Shimmer, a successful supermodel, in the 2010 film Dulha Mil Gaya. She also starred in the action-comedy No Problem the following year. In addition, in 2015, she acted in the Bengali drama film Nirbaak, which was her debut film in the Bengali language. In the year 2020, she came back with Hotstar’s Web series ‘Aarya’.
Sushmita Sen Wealth and Net Worth
She has established herself as one of the richest actresses in the Bollywood film Industry and she is living a luxurious lifestyle. According to the reports, her net worth can be estimated at $10 Million in 2021. In fact, her monthly income is more than 60 Lakh rupees. The major source of her wealth is her modeling and acting in films. Moreover, Sush charges 3 to 4 Crore rupees per movie. Her net worth is increasing every year over the last couple of times.
Sushmita Sen Height
Sushmita was born on 19 November 1975 and has turned 46 years old as of 2021. She has won the heart of millions of people through her outstanding looks which are complemented by her light brown eyes and black hair. Her height measures 5 feet 9 inches which is 175 centimeters.
Sushmita strictly follows a healthy diet in order to maintain her weight which is 54 kg. Her figure measurements are 33 inches breast, 25 inches waist, and 34 inches hips approximately.
Some amazing facts at a glance about Sushmita Sen
- She was tomboyish during her childhood as she spend majority of time with boys.
- Sushmita is the brand ambassador of big brands like Kalyan Jewellers and Assotech.
- This stunning beauty was also associated with P&G‘s Project Shiksha, which works on the development of children in need across the globe.
- She is an avid animal lover and owns 4 dogs and a python.
- It is also said that she was not at all good in English till the age of 16 but she became fluent in it after a few years.
- Sushmita has Addison’s disease and must take steroid medications for the rest of her life to treat the sickness.
- She loves to eat Sushi and Chocolate Fudge.
- Sushmita was robbed in Athens, Greece in the year 2012 when she lost her passport, credit cards, and other documents at the airport, which made it difficult for her to prove her identity.