Sushmita Sen is a former Miss Universe and a Bollywood actress who has starred in several successful films. She is also a philanthropist, a businesswoman, and a single mother of two adopted daughters.
|Full Name||Sushmita Sen|
|Profession||Actress and Model|
|Date of Birth||19 November 1975|
|Current Age||47 years old (as of 2022)|
|Place of Birth||Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (present-day Telangana), India|
|Height||5′ 9″ (175 cm)|
|Weight||57 kg (126 lbs)|
|Tattoos on body||None|
|Shoe Size||US 8|
Past & Current Relationships:
|Past Lovers||Vikram Bhatt (Director), Sanjay Narang (Businessman), Sabeer Bhatia (Entrepreneur), Randeep Hooda (Actor), Manav Menon (Ad-filmmaker), Bunty Sachdeva (Businessman), Mudassar Aziz (Director), Ritik Bhasin (Businessman)|
|Current Boyfriend||Lalit Modi (businessman and cricket administrator) (July 2022-present)|
Sushmita Sen has been in several relationships with men both from the film industry and outside. Ritik Bhasin, Randeep Hooda, and Vikram Bhatt are some of her ex-boyfriends. She has never been married but adopted two daughters, Renee and Alisah in 2000 and 2010 respectively. With the help of her family and friends, she raised them as a single mom.
Sushmita is currently dating Rohman Shawl, a model 15 years younger than her. They met at a fashion show in 2018 and have been together ever since. They often share their pictures and videos on social media and express their love for each other. They also attend events and functions together and support each other’s careers. Sushmita has said that Rohman is not only her boyfriend but also her best friend and soulmate.
Early Life & Education:
|Father||Shubeer Sen (former Indian Air Force Wing Commander)|
|Mother||Subhra Sen (Jewelry Designer)|
|Siblings||Rajeev Sen (Younger Brother), Neelam Sen|
|Children||Renee and Alisah (Adopted Daughters)|
Sushmita Sen was born on November 19, 1975, in Hyderabad, India. She belongs to a Bengali family and has a brother named Rajeev Sen. Her father, Shubeer Sen, was an Indian Air Force officer, and her mother, Subhra Sen, was a jewelry designer and owner of a Dubai-based store. Sushmita grew up in different cities across India due to her father’s postings. She attended various schools including the Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute in Delhi and St. Ann’s High School in Secunderabad. She also learned English, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, and the Urdu languages. After completing her schooling, Sushmita moved to Mumbai and completed her graduation from the Institute of Air Hostess Training. She also holds a degree in English Honors from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).
Sushmita has particularly mentioned many times that education is an essential part of her life and intends to continue learning at a higher level. She’s also enthusiastic about learning (educating herself with) new things and experiencing different cultures. She’s journeyed to a bunch of countries for exploring vacations and has learnt a bunch of skills like scuba diving, painting, writing poems, and playing musical instruments.
Sushmita Sen is an awesome example for many women striving to make their dreams come true and live life the way they want to. She’s a real powerhouse in Bollywood who’s managed to stay on top of both her career and family life with style and poise. Her daughters look up to her as their mom and mentor, and she’s definitely someone to admire.
|Occupation||Actress and Model|
|Upcoming Acting Projects||Aarya Season 3 (Pre-production), Taali (Biopic based on transgender social activist Gauri Sawant)|
Sushmita was interested in modeling and acting since her childhood. She participated in various beauty pageants and won the title of Femina Miss India in 1994. She then represented India at the Miss Universe pageant held in Manila, Philippines, where she became the first Indian woman to win the crown. She was only 18 years old at that time and impressed the judges with her intelligence, confidence, and charisma. She also won the Miss Photogenic award and the Best National Costume award for her outfit inspired by the Taj Mahal.
After winning the Miss Universe title, Sushmita became a celebrity overnight and received many offers from the film industry. She made her debut in the 1996 film Dastak, where she played the role of a victim of a stalker and also received critical acclaim for her role.
She then appeared in several films such as Sirf Tum, Biwi No.1, Aankhen, Main Hoon Na, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya, and Chingaari. She also acted in some Tamil and Bengali films such as Ratchagan and Nirbaak. She won several awards for her performances including the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for Biwi No.1 and Main Hoon Na.
Sushmita Sen is also known for her humanitarian work and social causes. She has supported various organizations such as Smile Foundation, I Am Foundation, CRY, and UNICEF. She has also adopted two girls, Renee and Alisah, and raised them as a single mother. She has been vocal about women’s rights, empowerment, and education.
|Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Fees||Rs 3-4 Crore per movie, Rs 1.5 Crore per brand endorsement|
|Sources of Income||Movies, Shows, Brand Endorsements|
Sushmita Sen has also ventured into business and launched her own production company called Tantra Entertainment in 2006. She also owns a jewelry brand called Renee Jewellers and a fitness studio called Inhale. She has also endorsed several brands such as Kalyan Jewellers, Pantene, Olay, Tag Heuer, and Ching’s Secret.
Sushmita Sen has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2023. She earns most of her income from her acting career, endorsements, and business ventures. She also charges around Rs 3 crore per film as her fee. She lives in a luxurious apartment in Mumbai and owns several properties in India and abroad. She also owns a fleet of cars including BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and Land Rover.
Interesting facts and Trivia
- Sushmita Sen was born in Hyderabad, India, and grew up in New Delhi.
- She was crowned Miss Universe in 1994 at 18, becoming the first Indian woman to win the title.
- She made her acting debut in the Hindi film “Dastak” in 1996, winning the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
- Sushmita Sen has two adopted daughters, Renee and Alisah.
- In 2013, Sushmita Sen launched a jewelry brand called “Sushmita Sen Jewellery”.
- She is a trained Kathak dancer and also loves yoga.
- Sushmita Sen has a keen interest in literature and is an avid reader.
- She is known for her philanthropic work and supports causes such as child health and education, women’s empowerment, and HIV/AIDS awareness.
- Sushmita Sen supports Manchester United Football Club.
- She has also served as a judge on various television shows such as “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa” and “Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur”.
- Sushmita was a tomboy in her childhood as she used to spend most of her time with the boys.
- She loves animals and in fact, owns four dogs and a python.
- Sushmita can speak Urdu without a glitch.
- Sushmita’s ex-boyfriend Sabeer Bhatia, head of hotmail.com, gifted her a 10.5-carat diamond ring.
- The gown that Sushmita wore during the last round of the Miss India contest was not designer wear but was stitched by a local tailor in Delhi. Even the gloves that she wore were made out of socks trimmed by her mother.