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Viral Video: Sushmita Sen reveals her Miss India gown fabric was bought from Delhi’s Sarojini Nagar, stitched by our garage tailor-‘dekho bhai, TV pe aane wala hai, acha banana’!!!

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Former Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen revealed her Miss India Winning gown mystery online. An old inspiring video from one of her interview series is taking rounds on the internet, wherein she reveals how she got the gown made by a local tailor as coming from a middle-class family, could not buy an expensive designer outfits for the finale.

Sushmita revealed how that the fabric was bought by her mother from Delhi’s Sarojini Nagar market and she given to a tailor near their house to stitch it. “Itne paise nahi the ki hum designer kapde pehen ke stage par jaye. Chaar costumes chahiye the. Hum middle class ke log hai aur humko humari restrictions maloom the (We didn’t have enough money to afford designer outfits and I needed four costumes. We were middle-class people and we knew our restrictions),” she says in the clip.

Sushmita added that her mother boosted her morale and said people are coming to see you and not your costume. “Kapde kharid ke lae gaye Sarojini Nagar market se. Humare garage me ek peticoat silne wala aadmi tha, unko jaake thama diya gaya or kaha, ‘dekho bhai, TV pe aane wala hai, acha banana’

The 44-year-old actress further added that from the leftover cloth, her mother made a rose that was attached to the outfit. She also added that the gloves which she wore were made from a pair of socks.

In 1994, Sushmita wrote history by winning the Miss Universe title as none of the beauty queens from India had ever won the crown. In the same year, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was crowned Miss World.