Sushmita Sen is one of the most loved stars in the industry. She is one of a kind and there’s no denying that. Sushmita, who is active on social media, often shares her beautiful photos, family moments and throwback pics on Instagram. Speaking of that, she recently took a trip down the memory lane and shared a photo from 29 years ago when she was only 18 years old. Sushmita Sen celebrated 29 years of her Miss Universe win.
The Aarya actress shared a close-up image and wrote in the caption, “This picture is exactly 29 years old, shot by the epic man & photographer #prabuddhadasgupta. In the rawness of this picture, he beautifully captured an 18 year old me… with a smile he said, you realise you’re the first Miss Universe I’ve ever shot… I proudly added, it’s actually INDIA’S first ever Miss Universe.”
Sushmita added, “The privilege of representing & winning for my Motherland is an honour so profound, it brings me to tears of joy even today… 29 years later!!! I celebrate & remember this day with great pride as History bears witness, INDIA won Miss Universe for the first time ever on 21st May 1994 in Manila #philippines (Mahal Kita). #happy29thanniversary #missuniverse1994 #INDIA #yourstruly.”
She went on to add, “Thank you for all the love, goodness, & the most beautiful messages… forever cherished!!! I love you guys!!!! #duggadugga.”
Fans showered her with love. After winning the Miss Universe pageant, she joined Bollywood. The actress made her acting debut with Dastak. Sushmita later went on to appear in films like Biwi No. 1, Aankhen, Main Hoon Na, Dulha Mil Gaya and Main Aisa Hi Hoon among others. The actress will be next seen in Aarya 3.