Sushmita celebrates 22 years of her Miss Universe win

Sushmita celebrates 22 years of her Miss Universe win

Mumbai - Sushmita later also thanked Colombian beauty Carolina Gomez, who was the first runner-up at the beauty pageant in 1994.



By IANS

Published: Sat 21 May 2016, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Sun 22 May 2016, 12:44 PM

Actress Sushmita Sen, the first Indian to clinch the prestigious Miss Universe crown in 1994, on Saturday celebrated her win by calling it a moment of "honour" for her.

In a series of tweets, she wrote: "I am truly at a loss for words! (and that's rare) Thank you beautiful people! 22 years of India first Miss Universe. May 21.

"May 21, 1994 - India won Miss Universe for the first time. I thank god to have given me the honour to bring it home," she wrote.


Sushmita later also thanked Colombian beauty Carolina Gomez, who was the first runner-up at the beauty pageant in 1994.

"Thank you Carolina Gomez, Miss Colombia 1993 for teaching me what 'grace' is! What a woman! I love you Carolina," she wrote.


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