Sushmita Sen celebrated 25 years of her Miss Universe victory and gave a glimpse of it on Instagram. The 43-year-old former actress shared a couple of pictures with her fans in which she can be seen all smiles. The low-key celebration as with her daughters Renee, Alisah and her boyfriend Rohman Shawl. While in one of the photos, Sushmita looks pretty in tiara, while in the other picture, her family is all smiles posing for the camera.
Sushmita wrote a heartfelt wrote recalling her journey of beauty pageant and expressed gratitude to all her well-wishers. She called it her proudest identity and greatest earning. "What a journey! Thank you my Motherland India, for giving me my proudest identity - Indian. The love, respect and adulation I have been showered with for 25 years, is undoubtedly my life's greatest earning. As we celebrate 25 years of making history, of India winning Miss Universe for the very first time. I want to remember and thank people.The former beauty queen acknowledged her fellow contestants, her fans, family and friends and she signed off the post saying, Thank you God, family, friends, my children and all of you, who have consistently inspired me to keep growing and be more of my authentic self. Your wishes came pouring in and have me overwhelmed. May the universe always conspire in your favour,'' she wrote.
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❤️💃🏻❤️😍What a journey!!! Thank you my Motherland India, for giving me my proudest identity #INDIAN 👊🤗🇮🇳 The love,respect & adulation I have been showered with for 25 years, is undoubtedly my life’s greatest earning!!🙏❤️🤗 As we celebrate 25years of making History, of India winning Miss Universe for the very first time...I want to remember & Thank the people of my second home #philippines 🙏❤️😍 I Thank God for the privilege of having Won Miss Universe in their beautiful country, they continue to overwhelm me with their love & belonging to this day, even naming their children ‘Sushmita’ 😁❤️#mahalkitaphilippines 💋👏❤️My gratitude to Mr. Martin Brooks (then President of MU organisation) all the chaperones, travel managers, Ms. Barbara, resident manager Ms. Jane, for being such a FORCE of change, for teaching an 18year old me in 1994, the power of professionalism, Value for one’s word, earning of reputation, commanding of respect & to always have a inclusive Global view 👍👏❤️ Their teachings have helped me make many important decisions in the past 25yrs, thereby shaping the Woman I am today 🙏🤗 I remember with great love all 77 contestants who competed for Miss Universe 1994!! And, of course, the beyond gracious Miss Colombia @carogomezfilm who won first runners up that year, and yet celebrated India’s first victory as if it were her own!!!👏👏👏❤️ Thank you God, family, friends, my children & all of you, who have consistently inspired me to keep growing & be more of my authentic self!!! 🙏🤗❤️👍 Your wishes came pouring in & have me overwhelmed, THANK YOU SOOOOOO MUCH!!! “May the Universe always conspire in your favour”😉😁👊❤️ I love you guys, #yourstruly #43rdmissuniverse #indiasfirst #missuniverse1994 #india 💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻❤️ #duggadugga
For unversed, Sushmita Sen was crowned Miss Universe in 1994. She then made her Bollywood debut with 1996 film Dastak and went on to work in movies such as Biwi No 1, Do Knot Disturb, Main Hoon Na, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya and Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge. She was last seen in the 2010 film No Problem.
On the personal front, Sushmita often hit headlines due to her romance and mushy pictures with beau Rohman Shawl. The couple keeps on sharing adorable pictures of each other. They even write lovey-dovey comments on each other's posts.