Sushmita gets National Award for social welfare, women empowerment

Wednesday 21st April 2021 07:45 EDT

Actress Sushmita Sen was honoured with a National Award for her contribution to social welfare and women empowerment. She celebrated her win with boyfriend Rohman Shawl and her daughters Renee and Alisah. Sharing some pictures on her Instagram account, Sushmita wrote, “Thank you @championsofchangeawards for this National Award for Social welfare & Women empowerment. I receive it on behalf of our Nation's strongest backbone, WOMEN!!! Thank you for honouring us!!! Let's continue to take small steps & big changes will follow!!! Love, Gratitude & Respect!”

The actress also went live on her Instagram account to celebrate the win with her fans. She spoke about what the award means to her and how it is a proud moment for her father. Sushmita said, “When our country recognises women, they empower women. To be born a woman is a gift but to be at the service of women is a privilege. To get awarded for the same is a humbling experience.”

On the work front, Sushmita made her OTT debut with 'Aarya' last year. The shoot for its second season has halted for a while, but Sushmita says they have almost finished the series.

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