Sushmita Sen’s family crowns her again as she celebrates 25 years of winning Miss Universe – view pics and video | Bollywood Life

Sushmita Sen winning the prestigious Miss Universe pageant in 1994 made for a historic moment for the country. 25 years after she brought the top honour home, the actress celebrated the memorable moment with her family. Sushmita was crowned yet again and cut a cake which flaunted pictures of her winning moment and Bollywood journey.

Sushmita was surrounded by her mother, daughters and beau Rohman Shawl. Penning a heartfelt note the actress posted on Instagran, “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”

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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

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Sushmita also shared a video from the cake-cutting ceremony, which seems to be shot by Rohman.

After being crowned Miss Universe, Sushmita Sen made her way into Bollywood, debuting with Dastak in 1996, alongside Mukul Dev and Manoj Bajpayee. She has to her credit Bollywood films like Biwi No 1, Aankhen and Main Hoon Na, with 2010 release No Problem being has last Hindi film appearance. The actress was also seen in Bengali film Nirbaak, which hit the screens in 2015.

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