The first Indian to win the Miss Universe pageant, Sushmita Sen, is a woman of substance and besides being a model, Sen is an Indian film actress. Born on 19 November 1975, Sushmita Sen started her career with Dastak. After completing school from Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute in Delhi and St. Ann’s High School in Secunderabad, she did not complete her higher education. Sushmita was born in Hyderabad. After her debut movie, Sushmita Sen worked on a number of commercially successful movies like Main Hoon Na, Sirf Tum, Filhaal, and Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?, among others. In 1994, Sushmita won the Femina Miss India title and in the same year, she won the Miss Universe Pageant in Philippines. On account of the 65th Miss Universe, Sushmita Sen returned to Philippines to judge the pageant. After various link-up rumors, in 2000, Sushmita Sen adopted a baby girl named Renee. Thereafter, in 2010, Sushmita Sen adopted one more girl and named her Alisah.