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Sushmita Sen Biography

About Sushmita Sen

Birth Name: Sushmita Sen

This Miss India who is blessed with beauty with brains is known for her honesty and for being blunt with media. She had the courage to adopt two baby girls as a single mother.  Suhmita Sen is known as brave women in true sense.

Date of Birth: 19 November, 1975

Height: 5' 10" (1.79 m)


Sushmita Sen was born in a Bengali speaking family in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Her family consists of her dad, Shubeer, a former Indian Air Force Wing Commander; mom, Subhra, Jewelry Designer and owner of a Dubai-based store. She has two siblings, a sister named Neelam, who is married to Nauman Malik, and a brother named Rajeev.

She attended different schools in Jorhat, and Nagpur, but spend the majority of her schooling days in the Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute and Air Force Silver School in Delhi. Since the schools were Hindi medium, she could not speak English until she was 16 years of age. She subsequently not only mastered English, but became an English Honors student, and also obtained a degree in Journalism.

In 1994 she decided to be a participant in Miss India beauty pageant. She was crowned Miss India while her competitor Aishwarya had to content with being the First Runner-up. Both beauties went on to win Miss Universe and Miss World titles respectively.

Sushmita got her first break in 1996 in the Bollywood movie Dastak. Though the movie did not fare too well, she was noticed and thus began her career on the silver screen.

Unfortunately she didn't really deliver many hits in Bollywood apart from Main Hoon Na (2004) and Maine Pyaar Kyon Kiya? (2004)

Personal Life:

In 2000, she adopted a daughter, named Rene. On 13 Jan, 2010 she adopted a three-month-old girl and named her Alisah.


The former queen of the Universe Sushmita Sen is a diva in true sense. The actress is known for her classy dressing and is considered as a 'wild cat'. She is bold, uninhibited, and undoubtedly sexy.

Box Office Collection:

Main Hoon Na: Rs 67.82 crore (Total Gross Collection)


As An Actor

    The Expat (2011) (Stuck/On Hold) No Problem (December 10, 2010) (Released) ... Kajal Dulha Mil Gaya (January 8, 2010) (Released) ... Shimmer Do Knot Disturb (October 2, 2009) (Released) ... Kiran Karma Aur Holi (March 6, 2009) (Released) ... Meera Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag (August 31, 2007) (Released) ... Durga Devi Zindaggi Rocks (October 6, 2006) (Released) ... Kriya Chingaari (February 17, 2006) (Released) ... Basanti/Titli Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya (July 15, 2005) (Released) ... Nurse Naina Main Aisa Hi Hoon (May 6, 2005) (Released) ... Advocate Niti Sinha Bewafaa (February 25, 2005) (Released) ... Aarti Sahai Kisna (January 21, 2005) (Released) ... Naima Begum (Kathak Dancer) Vaastu Shastra (October 22, 2004) (Released) ... Jhilmil Main Hoon Na (April 30, 2004) (Released) ... Chandni Chopra Paisa Vasool (January 9, 2004) (Released) ... Baby Samay - When Time Strikes (October 10, 2003) (Released) ... ACP Malvika Chauhan Pran Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye (May 2, 2003) (Released) ... Sushmita (Narrator) (Special Apperance) Aankhen (April 5, 2002) (Released) ... Neha Srivastav Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge (February 22, 2002) (Released) ... Mehak Filhaal (February 1, 2002) (Released) ... Sia Sheth Kyonkii Main Jhuth Nahi Bolta (September 21, 2001) (Released) ... Sonal Nayak (September 7, 2001) (Released) ... Special Appearance Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai (July 6, 2001) (Released) ... Lara Oberoi Aaghaaz (October 6, 2000) (Released) ... Sudha Fiza (September 8, 2000) (Released) ... Special Appearance Hindustan Ki Kasam (July 23, 1999) (Released) ... Priya Sirf Tum (June 11, 1999) (Released) ... Neha Biwi No. 1 (May 28, 1999) (Released) ... Rupali Zor (February 13, 1998) (Released)
  1. Dastak (November 29, 1996) (Released) ... Sushmita Sen


Filmfare Awards

2000: Best Supporting Actress for Biwi No.1 (1999)

IIFA Awards-2000

IIFA Best Supporting Actress Award winner for Biwi No.1

Star Screen Awards

2001 Best Supporting Actress winner for Biwi No.1

Zee Cine Awards

2000: Best Supporting Actress for Biwi No.1 (1999)

2003: Best Supporting Actress for Filhaal (2002)

National honours

2006: Rajiv Gandhi Award for her achievement in Bollywood