Ever since her debut in Dastak, in 1996, Sushmita Sen has ruled over our hearts with her performances. From her witty and graceful personality to her charitable nature, she has given her fans so many reasons to love her. The Filmfare Award winner and winner of the Mother Teresa Award for Social Justice turns 45 today! On her birthday, here are 5 reasons why we love Sushmita Sen!
Sushmita Sen is a phenomenal and acclaimed actor. Her role in and as Aarya, where she portrayed the wife of a deceased drug dealer in the crime thriller streaming on Hotstar. As she navigates her way through paths riddled with lies, betrayal, and treachery, we see her struggle to keep her children safe. Sushmita Sen’s acting will keep you engrossed and hooked to your screens. Since her debut in Dastak, she has left us speechless with her performances.
Her choice to adopt:
In 2000, Sushmita Sen made the choice to adopt her daughters, Renee, and in 2010, Alisah. She made the bold choice to adopt and be a single mother at the age of 24. Sushmita Sen has often said that her daughters were born from her heart and she feels a special connection with them that simply can’t be broken.
She is Miss Universe:
At the age of 18, Sushmita Sen was crowned Femina Miss India and also went on to become the first Indian to win Miss Universe in 1994. From losing her passport at the very last minute to wearing a dress made out of curtain fabric, Sushmita Sen won the hearts of millions and made India proud as she brought home the title for the first time.
Her intense workouts:
Sushmita Sen never gives up on her fitness, not even when a severe back injury had her piling on weight for months. Soon enough she recuperated from her injury and was back in the gym sweating after an intense workout. Sushmita Sen does not subscribe to fad diets and workouts but instead makes sure her diet is wholesome and healthy, and her workouts have consistency.
Her giving nature:
Sushmita Sen has a huge philanthropic side to her. The actress always looks forward to doing her bit to help children. Sushmita Sen’s I AM Foundation has helped countless children receive nurture, shelter, education, and care. The actress makes sure she gives back all the love she receives as she pours her heart and soul into her charitable endeavors.
Filmfare Middle East wishes Sushmita Sen a very happy birthday!
(Contributed by Sakshi Prabhu)