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Rimi Sen

21 Sep 1981 (Age 37)

Rimi Sen Biography

Rimi Sen is an Indian actress from the Bollywood film industry. Her real name is Shubhomitra Sen. She is also an Odissi dancer and performed in the dance troupe of the eminent Kolkata-based Odissi exponent, Aloka Kanungo.

Rimi Sen, nick-named "Bollywood's Lucky Mascot" lost 8 kilos for her role as Sweety in Dhoom in 2004. She explains the name change as a career move: there are many other Sens working in Bollywood right now, and a single name may help her stand out from the crowd and stay apart from others.

Rimi completed her schooling from Bidya Bharati Girls' High School in the year 1998.


Rimi caused widespread offence in an interview statement in 2005, regarding the talent abilities of the director of the film Golmaal, Rohit Shetty. When complimented by a journalist on how good she'd looked in the film she was quoted as saying “Rohit Shetty is amazing as a director that he can even make a Black African look pretty”.

Numerous social groups reacted negatively and asked Rimi to apologise for the comment. The interview was removed from many online Bollywood-related sites due to an onset of complaints from site visitors.
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