“Reply my SMS” Lalit Modi’s 9 years old tweet to Ladylove Sushmita Sen goes viral

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Lalit Modi, the inaugural chairman of the Indian Premier League, electrified social media on Thursday when he declared a “new beginning” with Bollywood actor and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen.

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“Just back in London after a whirling global tour #maldives # sardinia with the families – not to mention my #betterhalf @sushmitasen47 – a new beginning a new life finally. Over the moon (sic),” Lalit Modi tweeted.


In the wake of the relationship speculation surrounding Sushmita Sen and Lalit Modi, jagged internet users have unearthed previous tweets from the latter where he had remarked one thing or another about the Miss Universe 1994.

The internet has been humming with a tweet from Lalit that he made nine years back in which he tagged Sushmita and stated, “reply my SMS.” It’s an older tweet in which Lalit and Sushmita discussed responsibilities and commitments. Lalit had requested Sushmita’s response to his SMS in the reply to the tweet. This tweet was posted in 2013, a time when Texts were still extremely relevant.

The former IPL Chairman tweeted a post in 2013 with the following message: “Okay I commit “@thesushmitasen: @LalitKModi you are too kind. However, promises are meant to be broken, commitments are honored. Cheers love. Here is to 47.” Sushmita replied, “Gotcha 47,” to which Lalit responded, “Reply my SMS.”

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A social media user reacted to the pair’s Twitter conversion by commenting, “Quite surprising. “

“So basically it all started from here,” another one wrote.

Considering this cordial conversation between the two, the fans have responded, writing: ‘Good things take time’, ‘Waited 9 years’. Even some made jokes about them by writing: ‘Finally Replied after 9 years.

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Before this, Lalit and Minal were wed. On October 17, 1991, the couple got married in Mumbai. A cancer diagnosis culminated in Minal’s death in December 2018. On the occasion of his wedding anniversary in 2020, Lalit posted a picture with the caption, “It was exactly 30 years ago that we got married- missing her more than anything. life has completely turned upside down since she passed away. All I have is our beautiful memories R.I.P #minalmodi Love you forever.”

Lalit Modi vanished from India in 2010 while undergoing tax and money-laundering accusations. Since then, he has settled in London. Sushmita Sen, who won the 1994 Miss Universe pageant,  made her Bollywood debut in the film Dastak in 1996.  The most recent appearance of the former Miss Universe was in the web series Aarya. Two girls, Alisah and Renee, are nurtured solely by Sushmita Sen. Sen separated from her boyfriend Rohman Shawl last year.

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Lalit Modi astonished everyone when he announced on social media that he was dating former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen. Lalit Modi posted on Twitter with a caption, “Just for clarity. Not married – just dating each other. That too it will happen one day.”

As pictures of Modi and Sushmita gained prominence on social media, rumors about their marriage intensified. Modi, however, asserted that they are currently only dating and not married.

Sushmita Sen’s supporters showered her with congratulations and well wishes for her union with Lalit Modi, and they anticipate that the couple would soon tie the knot.


Anindita Sarkar
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