Sushmita Sen

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Sushmita Sen (born 19 November 1975)[1][2] is an Indian actress and model who was crowned Femina Miss India in 1994 and won Miss Universe 1994 at the age of 18. Sen is the first Indian to win the competition and has since primarily worked in Hindi films.

Sushmita Sen
Born (1975-11-19) November 19, 1975 (age 48)
Occupation(s)Actress, model
Years active1996–present
TitleFemina Miss India 1994
Miss Universe 1994
PartnerRohman Shawl (2018–present)[4]

Sen won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the comedy film Biwi No.1 (1999), and was also nominated in the category for her roles in Sirf Tum (1999) and Filhaal... (2002). Her commercially successful films include Aankhen (2002), Main Hoon Na (2004), and Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005).[5]

Early life[change | change source]

Sen was born into a Bengali Baidya Brahmin family in Hyderabad to Shubeer Sen, a former Indian Air Force Wing Commander, and Subhra Sen, a jewelry designer and owner of a Dubai-based store. She has two siblings, a sister named Neelam and a brother named Rajeev.

She attended Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute in New Delhi and St. Ann's High School in Secunderabad, but did not pursue any further higher education.[6][7]

Personal life[change | change source]

Sen adopted a baby girl, Renee, in 2000 and a second girl, Alisah, in 2010.[8][9] Sen has Addison's disease and requires lifelong steroid drugs to manage the illness.[10]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Bollywood beauty Sushmita Sen turns 40". The Indian Express. 2015-11-19. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  2. DelhiNovember 19, India Today Web Desk New; November 19, 2015UPDATED; Ist, 2015 16:13. "Sushmita Sen turns a year older: Lesser known facts". India Today. Retrieved 2021-06-21. {{cite web}}: |first3= has numeric name (help)CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. "Is Sushmita Sen dating model Rohman Shawl?". The Times of India.
  5. "Sushmita Sen Filmography". Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  6. "MCH bulldozers may force St. Ann's to relocate - Times Of India". 2013-10-29. Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  7. "No college degree for Sushmita Sen - Times Of India". 2013-08-17. Archived from the original on 2013-08-17. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  8. Ians (2010-05-21). "Sushmita Sen now wants a biological child". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  9. "Sush consoles Renee | Deccan Chronicle". 2012-01-25. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  10. "Sushmita Sen reveals her battle with Addison's disease; here is what it means - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-06-21.