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    Sushmita Sen was crowned India’s first Miss Universe in 1994. Marking the 30th anniversary of her win, the actress penned a heartfelt note, expressing gratitude to India and her fans

    Sushmita Sen

    Sushmita Sen

    Sushmita Sen made India proud when she was crowned Miss Universe in 1994. That crowning moment led Sushmita to have a good career in Bollywood, making her one of the leading actresses of the 90s. Marking the 30th anniversary of her Miss Universe win on Tuesday (May 21), the actress penned a heartfelt note expressing gratitude to India and her fans for being her strength.

    Sushmita Sen on 30 years of Miss Universe win

    Taking to Instagram, Sushmita Sen shared a picture of herself with a little girl. In the picture, the actress is wearing a minimal white saree, glossy brown lips, and shimmery eyeshadow, and topped her outfit with the ‘Miss Universe’ sachet.

    The caption of the picture read, ““This little girl, who I met in an orphanage, taught an 18 yr old me, life’s most innocent yet profound lessons, ones that I live by to this day” This captured moment is 30 yrs old today as is India’s first ever Victory at Miss Universe!!! IN What a journey it’s been & continues to be….”

    Expressing gratitude to her country, Sushmita said, “Thank you India for always being my greatest identity & strength!!” The Miss Universe pageant took place in the Philippines that year and hence, the actress enjoys undying love and support from there, even today. Showering the Philippines with love, Sushmita said, “Thank you Philippines for the unending love & belonging…Three decades & counting!! #mahalkita”

    Sushmita also thanked her fans and friends for making a difference in her life. The caption read, “I remember & celebrate your grace my beautiful @carogomezfilm #teamo To all my loved fans, friends, family & well wishers around the world…know that, each one of you has made a difference to my life & inspired me in ways you may never know!! I feel the love!!! Thank you!!! WHAT AN HONOUR!!! Here’s to the next #30.”

    Sushmita’s fans quickly took note of the picture and flooded the comment section, congratulating the actress on her career. One social media user wrote, “India may find another miss universe but finding another Sushmita Sen is impossible,” while another wrote, “@sushmitasen47 congratulations!!! Your journey has been phenomenal. What a proud moment for India!!! 30 years and still counting forever. Talented, humble and a compassionate woman. Cheers to your life.”

    Sushmita Sen’s acting projects

    Sushmita Sen was the first Indian to be crowned Miss Universe in 1994. The actress later ventured into Bollywood and featured in films such as Main Hoon Na, Biwi No.1, and Dastak, among others. The actress was last seen in the web series Aarya.