Former Miss Universe and actress Sushmita Sen has announced that she will soon return to films, after a gap of almost 10 years.
Her last Bollywood outing was Anees Bazmee's action-comedy movie No Problem (2010).
However, she did return for a one-off Bengali film, titled Nirbaak in 2015, which was also her first Bengali movie.
Here are more details.
Sushmita shared the news of her comeback in an Instagram post and dedicated it to her fans.
She wrote, "I've always been in awe of love that knows patience! This makes me a fan of my fans! They have waited 10 long years for my return to the Screen, encouraging me every step of the way throughout my hiatus...unconditionally! I return just for you!"
I have always been in awe of love that knows patience!! This alone makes me a fan of my fans!!😊❤️ They have waited 10 long years for my return to the Screen, lovingly encouraging me every step of the way throughout my hiatus...unconditionally!!!👏😍❤️ 🙏 I RETURN JUST FOR YOU!!!!! 😁💃🏻💋 #secondinnings #gratitude #love #faith #patience #showtime 👊😉😄💋❤️💃🏻 I love you guys!!! #duggadugga 🙏
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Notably, Sushmita took a break from films after she adopted her younger daughter Alisah in 2010.
In an interview with movie critic Rajeev Masand, Sushmita had said, "I asked myself 'If I choose to not be with Alisah and do films, which one would I regret more?' It was a no-brainer for me."
Sushmita is a mother of two adopted girls, Renee and Alisah.
"I wanted to see her (Alisah) through her formative years. After she turns six, I can look back at working. If my career in films is done, so be it. I'll get into business or something else. But this, I cannot miss," she had said.
However, Sushmita has not confirmed the project that she will mark her much-awaited comeback with.
To recall, she became the first Indian woman to be crowned Miss Universe in 1994.
Previously, she has acted in several Hindi and other language films, including the likes of Sirf Tum (1999), Biwi No.1 (1999), Main Hoon Na (2004) and Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005).
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