Playback singer Rimi Tomy's father Tomy Joseph passed away on July 6 night, after a cardiac arrest. It has been reported that Tomy had a severe chest pain and was immediately taken to a nearby private hospital in Palai, Kottayam. He breathed his last after reaching the hospital. He was 58.
Tomy's body was kept at his house in Palai, Kottayam, for all to see and pay their last respect. The funeral took place yesterday at Lalam Pazhayapalli Church Cemetery (Semitheri), at 2 pm.
Tomy is survived by his wife Rani. Apart from Rimi, he also has two other children. Rimi Tomy's brother is Rinku Tomy and he is a businessman. Her sister is Reenu Tomy is an engineering student in Bangalore.
Tomy was a real motivation to his daughter and encouraged her in her talent. Apart from singing, Rimi has also showed her talent as an actress. She has played a small yet significant role in the movie 5 Sundarikal.
Rimi is currently busy as an anchor in three popular Malayalam channels. She is anchoring entertainment programmes in Kairali, Mazhavil Manorama and is a judge for a musical reality show aired on Asianet.