Sushmita Sen, the former Miss Universe and Bollywood actress, recently marked her daughter Renee’s 24th birthday with a touching Instagram post. The actress shared a carousel of heartwarming family pictures and a heartfelt note to celebrate this special day.
A Mother’s Love
Sushmita Sen, known for her unconventional choices and advocacy for adoption, adopted Renee in 2000 when she was just 24 years old. In her Instagram post, she lovingly referred to Renee as her “First Love” and expressed immense pride and joy as her daughter turned the same age as she was when she adopted her. Sushmita’s post was filled with love and emotional nostalgia for the years they’ve spent together.
Sushmita’s heartfelt birthday message for Renee read, “Happpyyyyyy Birthday, My First Love!!! Today my baby turns as old as I was when I had her!!! I look on with great love and pride as she grows into this incredible person. One I can still hear saying ‘You are my destiny.’ We love you, Shona, @reneesen47. Here’s to your happiness, always! #duggadugga #Alisah #Maa #partytime ❤️.”
Sushmita Sen’s Work Front
Sushmita Sen is not only known for her acting career but also for championing adoption in India. In addition to Renee, she adopted her second daughter, Alisah, in 2010. Her work in web series like ‘Taali,’ where she portrayed transgender activist Shreegauri Sawant, and ‘Aarya,’ where she plays the titular character, has garnered praise for her powerful performances. Sushmita continues to break stereotypes and inspire others with her life choices and career.