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 her reign as Miss Universe, Sushmita became an 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.
From humble beginnings to being one of the prettiest women in the universe, to becoming a Bollywood belle, to becoming a single mom, there are just too many facets to this lady. And there’s a lot one can imbibe from her life. up until 16 years of age, Sushmita studied in a Hindi medium school, and it’s only after that, that she mastered the English language. She also went on to get a degree in journalism.
Sushmita Sen, adopted a baby girl called Renee in the year 2000. Since she was a 25 year old single woman then, she was not given the permission to take the guardianship of the child. However, later on the High Court repressed the appeal and Sushmita obtained gain of cause. She adopted a 3 month old girl on the 13th of June, 2010 and she gave her the name of Alisha.
One of the most beautiful women in the universe, Sushmita Sen, is someone who has always broken away from the conformists' mould and tried to do something different. She is an independent woman, who does not shy away from expressing her views on anything and everything. And yes, this gorgeous mother is blissfully single! Sushmita Sen found her happily-ever-after not with any man, but with her two wonderful daughters.
Sushmita Sen, Miss Universe 1994, an acclaimed actor, and a single mother has been a title holder for several charitable endeavours that make positive efforts to ‘give back’ to society. The base of the I AM Foundation is to take this ‘giving’ to newer heights. The foundation has adopted various reputed charity organizations doing commendable work to make the world a better place to live in.