Rimi Sen is a contestant on Bigg Boss 9. Her birth name is Shubhomitra Sen. She was born on September 21, 1981 in Kolkata, West Bengal. She studied in Kolkata and after graduating in commerce, she felt that she should pursue her dream of being a Bollywood actress. Not many people in the family were encouraging in this regard, except for her grandfather.
Nevertheless, Rimi came to Mumbai and after a few months of struggle, finally got some ad assignments. Opportunity knocked her door step in the form of a Coca Cola ad opposite Aamir Khan. The ad was a hit and Rimi was recognized.
Rimi Sen debuted in a Telugu movie ‘Nee Thodu Kavali’. Her first Bollywood movie ‘Hungama’ in 2003 was massive hit. She became known as the lucky mascot for Bollywood because she kept giving back to back hits like Dhoom, Garam Masala, Golmaal, Dhoom 2 and Johnny Gaddar. In 2008 , she tasted failure in the form of three flops – Taali, Sankat City and Horn Ok Pleasse. She vanished from Bollywood only to come back in 2011 with a role in Thank You. After that, she lay low again.
Rimi Sen is known to be an actress who does not really socialize or party around. Only recently, did she become more active on Facebook, as she went back to her birth name Shubhomitra Sen.