Sushmita Sen is an Indian actress and model who have been winning hearts for decades. She is well known for her contribution to Bollywood and was also seen in Tollywood and Kollywood film industries. She was ranked 10th in the 'Top Bollywood Actresses' in 2006. She sets an inspiration to everyone by living an independent and successful life.
Sushmita Sen : Key Highlights
- Date of Birth : 19 November 1975
- Nickname : Sush, Titu
- BirthPlace : Hyderabad, Telangana, India
- Nationality : Indian
- Zodiac Sign : Scorpio
- Religion : Hinduism
- Height : 5'9"
- Weight (approx) : 54 Kg
Sushmita Sen : Early Life
Sushmita was born in a Bengali Baidya family in Hyderabad, though she grew up in New Delhi.
She did her schooling at Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute, studying English and St. Ann's High School in Secunderabad. Also, she wished to pursue journalism though she did not continue it any further.
Sushmita Sen : Family
Sen's father is Shubeer Sen, a former Indian Air Force Wing Commander and her mother, Subhra Sen, a jewellery designer and fashion artist. She has two siblings, a sister, Neelam Sen and a brother, Rajeev Sen.
Sushmita has been connected to many people romantically but chose to remain unmarried. She's proudly a single mother with two adopted daughters, Renee and Alisah.
Sushmita Sen : Film Career
- The 1990s Sushmita Sen got into the field of acting after she had won the grand title of Miss Universe. Dastak was the first movie of Sushmita as an actress in 1996, but it did not receive much success.
Then, it followed by a Kollywood film, Ratchagan, which was a big hit at the box office. Again, she played the role of Rupali in Biwi No.1 after two years. In 1999, it was the second best selling movie. Also, she acted in the film Sirf Tum in that period.
- The 2000s Sen starred in the movie Aankhen, a massive hit and had famous co-stars like Arjun Rampal, Amitabh Bachchan, Aditya Pancholi, Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal.
Also, her best movie, in which Sushmita had won the hearts of every individual, was Main Hoon Na in 2004. The film also starred the King of Romance, Shah Rukh Khan, and it earned Rs 330,000,000 and was the year's second top-grossing film.
Sushmita played various roles in several films like Main Aisa Hi Hoon, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya, Karma Aur Holi. She appeared in a dance song in the movie Fiza, in the year 2000.
- The 2010s Sushmita had become a popular figure in the Hindi film industry. She starred in the film Dulha Mil Gaya and received a good response and moderate success in 2010. Also, that year, she starred in No Problem, an action-comedy film.
Later, she appeared in Nirbaak, a Bengali drama, in 2015. It was her first step in the Tollywood film industry.
Sushmita Sen : Modelling Career
- Femina Miss India Sushmita Sen won the honorary title of 'Femina Miss India Universe' at eighteen in 1994. She had beaten Aishwarya Rai, who was awarded as the runner up.
- Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita also had won the Miss Universe contest and was the first woman to represent India. It was held in Manila, Philippines.
- Miss World Again, Sen could not continue the winning record and Aishwarya Rai, her Miss India pageant rival, won the title of Miss World in 1994.
- Miss Universe Judge 2016 Sushmita Sen was invited as one of the judges of the Miss Universe 2016 beauty pageant in January 2017, celebrating the 65th Miss Universe. It was held on 30 January 2017 at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines.
Sushmita Sen : Accolades and Recognitions
|2000||Filmfare Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Biwi No.1||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress||Sirf Tum||Nominated|
|Star Screen Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Biwi No.1||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress||Sirf Tum||Nominated|
|IIFA Awards||IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award||Nominated|
|IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award||Biwi No.1||Won|
|Zee Cine Award||Best Supporting Actress||Won|
|2001||Planet-Bollywood People's Choice Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai||Nominated|
|2003||Filmfare Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Filhaal...||Nominated|
|Star Screen Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated|
|IIFA Awards IIFA||Best Supporting Actress Award||Nominated|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Won|
|2004||Star Screen Awards||Best Actress||Samay: When Time Strikes||Nominated|
|2005||Stardust Award||Star of the Year –Female||Main Hoon Na||Nominated|
|2005||Zee Cine Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Main Hoon Na||Nominated|
|2006||Rajiv Gandhi Award||Achievement in Bollywood||N/A||Won|
|2013||Mother Teresa Awards||Social Justice||N/A||Won|
|2016||Indian Affairs India Leadership Conclave||Eternal Beauty & Actress of the Decade||N/A||Won|
|2016||GeoSpa AsiaSpa India Awards||Woman of Substance Award||N/A||Won|
|2017||Lux Golden Rose Awards||Timeless Beauty Award||N/A||Nominated|
|2018||I Am Woman Awards||Woman of Substance Award||N/A||Won|
|2020||Filmfare OTT Awards||Best Actor in a Drama Series (Female)||Aarya||Won|
|2020||Critics Choice Awards||Best Actress||Aarya||Won|
|2020||Raj Kapoor Awards||Female Actor Award ( OTT ) 2020||Aarya||Won|
|2020||Dadasaheb Phalke Awards International Film Festival Awards 2021||Best Actress -Web Series||Aarya||Won|
|2020||IWM(BUZZ) Digital Awards||Best Actress In Web Series||Aarya||Won|
|2021||Champions Of Change Award 2021||National Award For Social Welfare & Women Empowerment||NA||Won|
Sushmita Sen : The Beauty Pageant Conqueror
"I always believe I am a satellite hit because whatever work I did when it came on satellite, it became a hit, and people started applauding the performance. But back then, when it was in the theatres, it didn't work."