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13 memorable moments from Sush's Instagram journey

Last updated on: May 31, 2017 11:20 IST

As the model-turned-actor completes a year on Instagram, we look at some of her stunning pics. 

In just a year of joining Instagram, Sushmita Sen has already garnered 1 million followers.

Twenty three years after she became the first Indian to win Miss Universe in 1994, the former beauty queen, now 41, is still reigning in people's hearts.

We trace back her journey through 13 stunning pics of the former Miss Universe. 

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IMAGE: Sushmita Sen started her Instagram journey last year with this post. 
'Here begins my journey on Instagram!!! Let the visuals tell their stories!!'

All photographs: Kind courtesy Sushmita Sen/Instagram 

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IMAGE: 'Renee over the moon to finally see me on Instagram. She insists I post this picture!!!'

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IMAGE: Sushmita's Instagram has given her followers a glimpse of her life up, close and personal. 

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IMAGE: This pic of her matching dance steps with make up artist Mickey Contractor reveals her fun loving spirit.
'This picture marks his #epic #first ever attempt at dancing #salsa. My favourite being his 'Don juan Demarco' expression!!!' she captioned the pic. 

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IMAGE: True to her word, her pics do tell amazing stories on the awesome bond she shares with her daughters, her journey as a model, mother and inspiration for many. 

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IMAGE: She has serenaded her followers with her dance moves, stunning poses and those lovely eyes. This pic is proof of the fact her eyes are definitely her biggest assets. 

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IMAGE: 'Indulge me!' she captioned this pic.

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IMAGE: She uploaded this throwback picture from May 21, 1994 when India won the Miss Universe title for the first time.
'A day when history was made!! Celebrating 22 yrs of that beautiful victory. It inspired an 18 yr old girl to be the woman she is today.'

Who can forget the moment, when a
t the age of 19, Sushmita Sen beat the crowd favourite Aishwarya Rai to emerge winner at Femina's Miss India competition and then went on to bring the Miss Universe crown home? 

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IMAGE: Once a model, always a model :) 

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IMAGE: Her vacation pics have given us serious holiday vibes. 
Sushmita Sen shared this pic while vacationing with her daughters, Renee and Alisah in the rain-soaked Thailand. 

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IMAGE: A travel buff, Sushmita revealed her fearless side to her followers too!
'Big one on my bucket list tick finally embraced the affections of tigers. Always wanted to meet one up close...always had the deepest love n respect for this #beautiful #graceful #cat.'

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IMAGE: The fangirl moment when her daughters first met Shah Rukh Khan. 
She wrote, 'Renee thrilled to be color coordinated with Shahrukh, I am thrilled to have Alisah finally stand still in one place. Finally, we have a well behaved picture of the #happygang.'

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IMAGE: Finally we have a pic of all the wonderful women in her life.
This pic was taken when she turned 41 on November 19, 2016. 

'Titan (my pet name) remains a baby!!! Seen here on my Maa's lap surrounded by people l love!!! What a happpyyyyy start to my birthday!!!'

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