Miss Universe 1994 India’s Sushmita Sen on Saturday announced that she is returning to the Philippines as one of the judges in the 2016 pageant.
Sen confirmed it in an Instagram post, where she also expressed excitement on her return to the country “where it all began.”
“I am soooooooo excited, emotional and looking forward to returning home to the Philippines after 23 years,” Sen wrote.
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Sen was crowned the first Indian Miss Universe in 1994 by Dayanara Torres, Miss Universe 1993, at the international pageant that was held in Manila.
She became an actress, and starred to over 30 Bollywood films after her reign as Miss Universe.
“Life comes a full circle, from winning Miss Universe, to having owned its Indian Franchise to now…returning back to Manila this time as a judge at the 65th Miss Universe pageant!!!” She further wrote.
The Miss Universe coronation night will be held at the Mall of Asia Arena on January 30. CDG
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