Sushmita Sen celebrates 30 years of winning Miss Universe crown with throwback pic: ‘What a journey it’s been’ | Bollywood

The renowned Sushmita Sen took a trip down memory lane, reminiscing on her monumental achievement of securing the Miss Universe crown three decades ago. She turned to Instagram this past Tuesday to share a cherished snapshot and reflect on the significance of the milestone. Notably, Sushmita was the pioneer Indian to claim the Miss Universe crown on May 21, 1994. (Related News | Sushmita Sen reveals post-Miss Universe etiquette evolution, advising to ‘always dine well before attending events’)

Sushmita Sen takes to Instagram to share a momentous occasion.

Sushmita Reflects with an Adorable Throwback Photo

A heartwarming image was posted by Sushmita, wherein she can be seen cradling a young child, both sharing a joyous moment. Adorned in a pristine white ensemble and her pageant sash, she accompanied the photo with a note, saying “Three decades ago today, I was blessed with an encounter that would impart life’s simplest yet deepest lessons, which I cherish to this day. This photograph and India’s pioneering victory at Miss Universe both celebrate their 30-year anniversary today!”

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A Profound Message from Sushmita

Continuing her heartfelt recollections, Sushmita expressed, “The voyage thus far has been remarkable, and the journey persists…India, you are my truest identity and source of strength, I thank you! To the Philippines, your boundless affection and sense of belonging remain deeply cherished…Three decades and we are still counting! #mahalkita. I honor your elegance today, my wonderful @carogomezfilm #teamo.”

A Heartfelt Acknowledgement to Her Supporters

In conclusion, she shared, “To each remarkable fan, friend, family member, and well-wisher across the globe…realize that you’ve all touched my life profoundly and continue to inspire me in ways unimaginable. I am engulfed in your love!!! Gratitude is all I have!!! WHAT A PRIVILEGE!!! As we hit #30 #Happy30years, I’m forever yours, #MissUniverse1994 #INDIA. With all my love, #duggadugga.”

Sushmita’s Legacy at the 1994 Miss Universe Pageant

Following Sushmita’s success, remarkable talents like Yukta Mookhey, Lara Dutta, and Harnaaz Sandhu continued to excel by bringing the title home. Reflecting on that pivotal 1994 event, when asked “What is the essence of being a woman?” Sushmita responded with grace, saying, “The mere existence as a woman is a divine present that we should value. The miracle of life begins with a woman, a mother. It is she who teaches a man the true meaning of care, sharing, and love. That is the quintessence of womanhood.”

Sushmita’s Latest Endeavor

The last time we saw Sushmita Sen on screen, she captivated viewers in “Aarya – Antim Vaar”, the climax of her series on Disney+ Hotstar. The show boasts a stellar cast including Ila Arun, Sikandar Kher, Indraneil Sengupta, Vikas Kumar, Maya Sarao, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Shweta Pasricha, Viren Vazirani, and Pratyaksh Panwar, among others.

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