Sushmita was the first Indian woman to win the title of Miss Universe. Soon after winning the prestigious pageant, she ventured into films and marked her debut on the big screen with 1996 release ‘Dastak’. Over the years Sushmita has featured in numerous hits like ‘Biwi No 1’, ‘Main Hoon Na’, and ‘Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya’ to name a few.
Her last big screen outing was ‘Nirbaak’, a Bengali film that released in 2015. Recently Sushmita won a lot of praise for her performance of the lead character in web series ‘Aarya’, she is currently working on its sequel.