Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen was conferred the Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice 2013 in Mumbai, India on October 27, 2013. The accolade was presented to her by the NGO The Harmony Foundation who annually recognize the efforts of people who make the world a better place in a way that is anything but ordinary.
Sushmita Sen Honoured with Mother Teresa International Award 2013
The Biwi No. 1 star was, of course, the picture of elegance at the event. She wore a textured silver peplum top with an asymmetrical hemline, teaming it with a black pencil skirt that fell to just below her knees.
Sushmita Sen Mother Teresa International Award 2013
The outfit was accessorized with pointy nude ankle-straps, a bronze purse, and multiple bracelets of which a gold cuff was the most prominent. She completed her look with pink lips and loose, wavy hair from an off-centre parting.
Sushmita Sen receives Mother Teresa International Award 2013
The former Miss Universe is known for her compassion and giving back. She is associated with many social causes and is often seen backing issues that need to be heard. As she accepted the award, she professed her admiration for Mother Teresa and said that when she was younger, she was very influenced by the late humanitarian.
Sushmita Sen awarded Mother Teresa International Award 2013
She took to Twitter later to share that she felt overwhelmed on receiving the award and also to draw her fans’ attention to the event. A fellow winner of the award who caught Sushmita’s eye was Sam Childers who was helped rescue children from war-ridden Sudan and has dedicated his life to continue doing so. She tweeted that it was a privilege to meet with him and other recipients.