24 years ago, she made India proud as Miss Universe. From being one of the most beautiful women in the world to being an actor, mother, philanthropist, and a prominent personality in the world of entertainment, Sushmita Sen has travelled a long road. With her bold yet spontaneous personality, undaunted elegance, and self-confidence, Sushmita has been an inspiration to many.
As the former beauty queen and actor turns 43, we celebrate the wonder woman for everything she is.
She is fiercely independent
Single, unmarried, and happily so, Sushmita has proven time and again that a woman doesn’t need a man to complete her or validate her entity.
She made us proud at a global stage
There have been many contenders to the Miss Universe title but Sushmita was the first Indian woman to bring the crown home and made us swell with pride with her winning statement.
She is a single mother
At an age of 25, Sushmita took the huge responsibility of adopting a girl child. Despite all odds, she chose to be a single mother to two lovely daughters and raise them single-handedly.
She stands up for her rights and for those of others
As an influential personality, she always stands up for what is right and just, whether it’s her own or for others.
She is a flawless fashionista
From her first ramp walk right up to today, she has been enticing the audience with her grace and poise and every look she dons looks tailor-made for her. Her sense of style remains one of the best things about her.
She is a graceful dancer
From ‘Dilbar’ in Sirf Tum to ‘Mehboob Mere’ in Fiza, or ‘Tumse Milke’ in Main Hoon Na, Sushmita has always owned the screen with her dance moves and expressions.
She speaks her mind
The strong-willed person she is, Sushmita is never afraid to be candid and speak her heart out, whether on camera or on social media.
She defies aging
Age is just a number and this powerful personality reaffirms that. No matter how old she grows, her lively attitude keeps and makes her look younger.
She will do anything to support children
Sushmita is known for her philanthropic activities and is associated with a lot of charities addressed towards empowering the girl child.
With her go-getter attitude, Sushmita Sen stands as the ‘ultimate woman of substance’ and is a living inspiration for women, teenagers, and young girls.