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Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen is an Indian Film Industry actress who was awarded the title of 'Miss India' and 'Miss World' in 1994. In the Miss India beauty pageant, she defeated Aishwarya Rai. Sushmita Sen is India's first "Miss Universe." In this article, we will give you all the information about this Bengali Beauty, Sushmita Sen.

Personal Life

On November 19, 1975, Sushmita Sen was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Her father's name is Subir Sen, and her mother's name is Subha Sen. Sushmita Sen's mother is a Jewelry Designer, and her father is a retired Air Force Wing Commander. Sushmita Sen adopted a newborn girl named Renee and raised her like a mother. Sushmita Sen rose to prominence after winning Miss India in 1994. The unique aspect was that she competed for the championship against Aishwarya Rai, whom Sushmita defeated to win the crown of beauty. Sushmita went on to win the international title of 'Miss Universe' after this, making her name known nationally and internationally.


Sushmita Sen attended the Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute and the Air Force Silver School in Delhi for her early education. She attended Anna's High School in Secunderabad (now Telangana), where she graduated with a degree in journalism.


Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen's film career began in 1997 with Mahesh Bhatt's Dastak, in which she played the lead role. However, this picture was a flop. Her second film, 'Jor,' met a similar fate as a flop. Her first big break came with the song Dilbar - Dilbar from the film 'Sirf Tum,' Her performance wowed the audience and earned her a lot of praise. Sushmita Sen played the role of Salman's model girlfriend in David Dhawan's film 'Biwi Number One,' which became her first blockbuster. Aankhen, Main Hoon Na, Bewafa, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya, and numerous other films are among her credits. In 2000, she starred with Arjun Rampal in the film Aankhen, alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Aditya Pancholi, Paresh Rawal, and others. She then starred alongside Shahrukh Khan in the film Main Hoon Na as a Professor of Chemistry which was quite loved by the youth as who won't love to fantasize about romance with a beautiful chemistry professor in college. The film was a financial triumph at the box office. Sushmita appeared in several films that did well at the box office.

Femina Miss India

Sushmita competed in the Femina Miss India contest as a teenager in 1994. While competing in Miss India 1994 competition, she received the title of 'Femina Miss India Universe.'

Miss universe

Sushmita originally placed third in the Miss Universe contest. She was the first Indian woman to win the competition. Sushmita placed second, sixth, and third in the succeeding stages to win the Miss Universe 1994 title and crown.

Miss Universe 2016

She was a judge in the 65th Miss Universe 2016 beauty pageant, which she had won 23 years ago. On January 30, 2017, the tournament was held in the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Sushmita Sen's Net Worth

We all know that Sushmita Sen's earnings are measured in crores rather than lakhs. Let us inform you that Sushmita Sen is said to demand up to Rs 3 crore for a film. She earns a good living as a model, but she also makes a good life. Sushmita Sen is reported to have a net worth of Rs 74 crores.

Sushmita Sen's Affairs

Her name has been linked to many renowned names. Many actors' names, as well as businessmen's and directors' names, are among them. Sushmita Sen's name has been linked to many, but the most prominent ones include Vikram Bhatt and Randeep Hooda. The most popular and loved pair of hers was with Randeep Hooda.

Sushmita Sen and Rohman Shawl's Love Story

Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen, a Bollywood actress and former Miss Universe, was also linked to Rohman Shawl. Both celebrities have been dating for a long time. Both were frequently spotted together. Sushmita Sen used to post images of herself and Rohman Shawl on social media rather frequently. He was really close to her two daughters as well. But fate has something else for them in-store, and after being in a serious relationship for a couple of years, they broke up.

List of Some Top Movies by Sushmita Sen

1. Biwi No. 1

Sushmita Sen

Biwi No. 1 is a comedy film released in 1999. The story centers on a wife, her husband, and their children. The wife makes every effort to integrate her husband into her house and life, but his husband falls for a model that lies to his family and friends about their relationship.

Actors: Sushmita sen, Karishma Kapoor, Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Tabu

Director: David Dhawan

Writers: Ikram Akhtar, Kamal Haasan, Rumi Jaffery

2. Paisa Vasool

Sushmita Sen

Paisa Vasool is a drama movie released on January 9, 2004. The story is about a struggling actress and a divorcee star in this film. The divorced woman is having financial difficulties. When these women meet, they attempt to blackmail someone, and the story continues.

Actors: Sushmita Sen, Manisha Koirala, Makrand Deshpande, Rakhi Sawant, Tinnu Anand

Director: Srinivas Bhashyam

Writers: Anurag Kashyap, Srinivas Bhashyam

3. Main Hoon Na

Sushmita Sen

Main Hoon Na is an action film released in 2004. Ram, an Indian Army Major, goes undercover as a college student to safeguard Sanjana Bakshi, an Army General's daughter, from a former army officer who turned into a terrorist named Raghavan Datta. On the other hand, Major Ram has his plan, which includes carrying out his father's final intentions and reconciling with his long-lost stepmother and stepbrother.

Actors: Shah Rukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, Suniel Shetty

Director: Farah Khan

Writers: Farah Khan, Abbas Tyrewala, Rajesh Saathi

4. Aankhen

Sushmita Sen

Aankhen is a Drama Movie released in 2002. When Vijay Singh Rajput gets fired from his position as a bank manager, he avenges himself by robbing the bank and hiring three blind men to help him.

Actors: Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Sushmita Sen

Director: Vipul Amrutlal Shah

Writers: Shobhna Desai, Aatish Kapadia, Vipul Amrutlal Shah

5. Dastak

Sushmita Sen

Dastak is a drama movie released in 1996. He's a mentally unstable genius whose love for Miss Universe motivates him to murder individuals in her vicinity to get closer to her. He is successful in capturing her and imprisoning her.

Actors: Sushmita Sen, Mukul Dev, Sharad S. Kapoor

Director: Mahesh Bhatt

Writers: Vikram Bhatt

6. Filhaal

Sushmita Sen

Filhal is a drama movie released in 2002. Filhaal is the story of two best friends who are inseparable and have a strong bond. When one cannot conceive due to medical reasons, the other offers to be a surrogate mother but ultimately chooses to stay with the baby.

Actors: Tabu, Sushmita Sen, Sanjay Suri

Director: Meghna Gulzar

Writer: Meghna Gulzar

7. Zindaggi Rocks

Sushmita Sen

Zindaggi Rocks is a drama movie released in 2006. Zindaggi Rocks is a film about a love story and the hardships experienced by a man and a woman who are opposite in nature. When the lady's kid became ill, and she could not treat him, she committed suicide. The man will now have to face the authorities.

Actors: Sushmita Sen, Shiney Ahuja, Julian Burkhardt

Director: Tanuja Chandra

Writer: Tanuja Chandra, Mudassar Aziz, Sayeed Qadri

8. Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge

Sushmita Sen

Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge is an Action movie released in 2002. A Hindu guy with amnesia recalls his life as a Muslim sharpshooter and killer.

Actors: Sushmita Sen, Pankaj Dheer, Arbaaz Khan, Salman Khan

Director: Pankaj Parashar

Writer: Rumi Jaffery

9. Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya

Sushmita Sen

Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya is a comedy movie released in 2005. Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya centers around a charming doctor who deceives females by pretending to be a married guy unhappy with his marriage. When he falls in love with a female, he begins to tell a series of lies to hide the truth of his fake marriage.

Actors: Salman Khan, Sushmita Sen, Katrina Kaif

Director: David Dhawan

Writers: Sanjay Chhel, Rumi Jaffery, Sameer

10. Chingaari

Sushmita Sen

Chingaari is a drama movie released in 2006. The film tells the story of a young police officer whose girlfriend has been kidnapped and is about to be sold into a brothel. The police officer sets out to save her; the film's central plot point is whether he succeeds or not.

Actors: Sushmita Sen, Mithun Chakraborty, Anuj Sawhney

Director: Kalpana Lajmi

Writers: Bhupen Hazarika, Kalpana Lajmi, Vishal Anand Verma

11. Bewafaa

Sushmita Sen

Bewafaa is a Hindi drama film released in 2005. The story revolves around a young woman who values her family. She puts an end to her aspirations, happiness, life's facets, and love for the family. When issues arise in her marital life, the story takes a turn. The young lady was at a split in her life and had to make a life-altering decision.

Actors: Sushmita Sen, Akshay Kumar, Karina Kapoor, Anil Kapoor

Director: Dharmesh Darshan

Writers: Dharmesh Darshan

12. Main Aisa Hi Hoon

Sushmita Sen

The drama film Main Aisa Hi Hoon was released in 2005. The plot focuses on a mentally disabled guy responsible for raising his daughter alone. When his father-in-law initiates a case against him to acquire custody of his granddaughter, the plot turns.

Actors: Sushmita Sen, Ajay Devgn, Anupam Kher

Director: Harry Baweja

Writers: Harry Baweja

13. Vaastu Shastra

Sushmita Sen

Vastu Shashtra is a Hindi horror film directed by Saurabh Narang, released in 2004. The story follows a middle-class family who purchases a beautiful house. Their lives are turned upside down when they notice some unexpected changes in their son's conduct that challenge scientific explanation.

Actors: Sushmita Sen, Raj Pal Yadav, Priya Rai

Director: Saurabh Narang

Writers: Charu Dutt Acharya

14. Kyo Ki Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta

Sushmita Sen

Kyo Ki Main Jhuth Nahi Bolta was a comedy movie released in 2001. It depicts the life of a lawyer who has a habit of lying to people regularly. He marries a girl who is entirely ignorant of his habit. His kid makes a wish one day to help his father stop lying, and in doing so, he creates a type of curse that prohibits him from saying anything except the truth. This causes a personal problem for him.

Actors: Sushmita Sen, Govinda

Director: David Dhawan

Writers: David Dhawan

Awards of Sushmita Sen

  • In 1994, Sushmita Sen crowned both Miss India and Miss Universe.
  • She won the Rajiv Gandhi Award, the IIFA Award, two Filmfare Awards, three Zee Cine Awards, and two Star Screen Awards.
  • 2000 Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award
  • 2000 IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award
  • 2000 Screen Weekly Best Supporting Actress Award

Some interesting facts about Sushmita Sen

  • She was a tomboyish girl who spent much of her time with guys during her childhood.
  • She is the face of several well-known brands, like Kalyan Jewelers and Asotech.
  • She was a part of the P&G Education Project, which focuses on children's needs and development worldwide.
  • She has received several awards, including the Rajiv Gandhi Award, the IIFA Award, two Filmfare Awards, three Zee Cine Awards, and two Star Screen Awards.
  • She is an animal lover who has four dogs and a python.
  • According to sources, the connection between Sushmita and filmmaker Vikram Bhatt was strongly influenced by the 2006 film Aankhen.
  • Sushmita's mother custom-made a gown for her to wear at the Miss Universe finals.
  • Sushmita did not speak English until she was 16, but she gradually learned the language over a few years.
  • Sabbir Bhatia (the proprietor of, Sushmita's ex-boyfriend, gave her a 10.5-carat diamond ring.
  • In her free time, Sushmita enjoys writing poems.
  • In Farah Khan's film Main Hoon Na, Sushmita Sen is wearing an onscreen saree for the first time.
  • Sushmita is a proud single mother who has adopted two girls.


She experienced difficulties in 2012 at the Athens airport when her handbag was snatched; she saved all of the paperwork in her purse, including her passport, credit cards, and other identifying documents, and she was unable to prove her identity at the airport. There was no physical proof in the shape of a piece of paper.

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