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Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen recovers from heart attack

India's first Miss Universe winner Sushmita Sen went to social media to share her ordeal with a heart attack earlier last week. In her post, she revealed undergoing angioplasty which is a procedure used to open blocked coronary arteries caused by coronary artery disease. Talking about the good news following her big heart's life-threatening experience, she said "all is well and I am ready for some life again." The former beauty queen turned famous actress also shared wise words from her father, "Keep your heart happy and courageous, and it’ll stand by you when you need it the most Shona." Thousands of fans and supporters stormed her social media with heartwarming messages that she had to post a video to thank them all. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sushmita Sen (@sushmitasen47) Source: Sushmita Sen / Instagram

Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen wins Champions of Change Awards 2020

Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen has won a national award on Friday, April 16 for her contribution to social welfare and women empowerment. Founded in 2011, the Champions of Change is an Indian award for promoting Gandhian values (Swachata), community service, and social development. The beauty queen-turned-actress dedicated the award to Indian women whom she called the "nation's strongest backbone." "Let’s continue to take small steps & big changes will follow," she wrote on social media. The Miss Universe Organization (MUO) has also acknowledged her achievement in a post on its official page to which she replied: "Life comes a full circle! Thank you [Miss Universe]. I cherish the journey that began with you at 18." Sushmita won the Femina Miss India 1994 pageant and went on to represent India at Miss Universe 1994 in Manila, Philippines. She bested 76 other beauties to become her country's first Miss Universe winner at the age of 18. Photo: Su