Sushmita Sen
Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen is an international star who has made her mark in the world of fashion, film, modeling and television. She is best known for being crowned Miss Universe in 1994 at the age of

This was a remarkable achievement as she became the first Indian woman to win this prestigious title. Sushmita also went on to have a successful acting career with many notable performances in films such as Main Hoon Na and No Problem. In addition to her work in entertainment, Sushmita has been involved with various charities and social causes throughout India focusing on educational reform and women’s rights.

Early Life and Education

Sushmita Sen
Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen was born in Hyderabad, India, to Shubeer Sen and Subhra Sen on 19 November

Her father is a former Indian Air Force Wing Commander and her mother a jewelry designer. She has two siblings; an elder sister named Neelam and younger brother Rajeev. Growing up in the military environment instilled discipline in Sushmita from a young age.

As for education, Sushmita attended the Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute where she completed her schooling. Following this she enrolled at St Xavier’s College, Mumbai where she studied philosophy as part of her Bachelor’s degree program but left the course mid way to pursue modelling full-time after winning Miss India Universe crown in

After being crowned Miss Universe that same year at 18 years old, Sushmita experienced newfound fame which inspired her to pursue an acting career soon afterwards. In 2000 she made debut with successful movie ‘Dastak’. Since then she has acted in numerous popular movies such as Main Hoon Na , No Problem etc., garnering plaudits and awards along the way including Best Actress Award by Zee Cine Awards for Filhaal…

Personal Life

Sushmita Sen Family
Sushmita Sen Family

Sushmita Sen has been in several relationships throughout her life. She began dating model, actor and film producer Mudassar Aziz in 2002 but the relationship eventually ended. In 2009, she was linked to Indian business tycoon Vikram Chatwal with whom she attended many social events together. However, their romance came to an end after a few months.

In 2011, Sushmita went public with her relationship with Ritik Bhasin which lasted two years until 2013 when they decided to part ways on amicable terms. Following this in 2018 Sushmita surprised everyone by announcing her engagement to Rohman Shawl who is 14 years younger than her and also a model like herself. The couple that time continues to be head over heels for each other as seen through their posts on social media platforms such as Instagram where they were often seen professing love for one another much to the delight of fans all over the world. In 2022, the couple made an announcement regarding their separation, after which they mutually agreed to end their romantic relationship and transition to a platonic friendship.

Sushmita Sen is also mother of two adopted daughters; Renee and Alisah. Both girls have been brought up lovingly by Sushmita who actively encourages them pursue higher education while at the same time cultivating their individual interests and talents from playing instruments such as guitar or taking dance classes etc..


Sushmita Sen
Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen’s career in films and modeling has been nothing short of spectacular. After winning the Miss Universe pageant at 18 years old, Sushmita made her debut in Bollywood with Dastak which was a huge success and earned her critical acclaim. Since then she has acted in several other notable movies such as Main Hoon Na, No Problem, Filhaal etc., earning a number of awards along the way. Some of these include Best Actress Award by Zee Cine Awards for Filhaal. Apart from acting, Sushmita is also well known for her successful modeling career where she worked with prestigious brands like L’Oréal, Lakme Cosmetics and many others. She even graced the covers of popular magazines such as Vogue India, Harper’s Bazaar India etc., garnering immense praise globally for her stunning looks and poise onscreen.

In addition to all this, Sushmita has achieved various accolades throughout her life including being honored twice with Padma Shri Awards; once in 2009 when she was recognized under ‘trade & industry’ category and again in 2020 under the ‘social work’ category due to her commitment towards various social causes ranging from educational reform to women empowerment initiatives across India.

Interests and Hobbies

Hobbies and Political Views:

Sushmita Sen has a variety of interests outside of her work in the entertainment industry. She is an avid reader who enjoys books on philosophy, psychology and spirituality. In addition to reading she also loves dancing, listening to music, yoga and spending time with her daughters. Sushmita is passionate about politics as well and has been vocal about her views regarding important issues such as women’s rights. She even took part in the 2018 Women’s March Against Sexual Harassment which was held in Mumbai.

Interests in Giving Back to Society:

Sushmita is deeply committed towards various social causes that focus on education reform and women’s empowerment initiatives across India. She created a foundation called I Am Foundation which encourages people from all walks of life to stand up for their own rights while helping others do the same through providing them access to basic necessities like food, medical care etc.. In addition, Sushmita also serves as a board member at Pratham Education Foundation which works towards improving primary education standards across India by introducing new teaching methods along with providing quality learning materials for students living in rural areas or economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Physical Stats

Sushmita Sen is 5 feet 9 inches tall and her weight is 54 kgs. She has an athletic body with measurements of 34-25-35 inches. Her toned figure is the result of a regular fitness regime that includes activities such as yoga, running, Pilates and weight training. Apart from this Sushmita also follows a strict diet to maintain her body shape which consists mostly of natural foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins.

Sushmita’s flawless complexion can be attributed to her skincare routine which involves using natural ingredients like turmeric powder mixed with rosewater for cleansing or applying honey masks for hydration. She believes in keeping things simple when it comes to beauty products or makeup as she believes in letting one’s true features shine through instead of covering them up with excessive cosmetics. This philosophy reflects in her fashion sense as well where you often find her donning minimalist ensembles yet managing to look effortlessly stylish at the same time.


In conclusion, Sushmita Sen is a woman of many accomplishments. She has achieved unprecedented success in her acting and modeling career, having won numerous awards such as the Best Actress Award by Zee Cine Awards for Filhaal. Additionally she has also been honored twice with Padma Shri Awards; once in 2009 when she was recognized under ‘trade & industry’ category and again in 2020 under the ‘social work’ category due to her commitment towards various social causes ranging from educational reform to women empowerment initiatives across India. Furthermore, Sushmita is also mother of two adopted daughters whom she loves dearly. Last but not least among all these achievements lies one of the most significant moments in Sushmita’s life; becoming Miss Universe at 18 years old which opened up an entire world of opportunities for her that continue to benefit both herself and others till this day.