Rimi Sen was born on 21st September 1981 in Kolkata, West Bengal state. Her birth name is Shubhomitra Sen and recently she is using screen name of Rimmi. She attended Bidya Bharati Girls’ High School and earned Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Calcutta University. Since from her childhood days she was dreaming about Bollywood career and after completion of her degree she went to Mumbai to pursue her dreams. Though nobody encouraged her film career in her family her grandfather stood by her side all the time. She is a well trained Odissi dancer who learnt under Guru Aloka Kanungo.
Rimi Sen made her acting debut through Coca-Cola ad with Aamir Khan. Her film debut was in 2002 with Telugu film Nee Thodu Kavali. Her Bollywood debut was in 2003 through Hungama co-starring Akshaye Khanna, Paresh Rawal, Aftab Shivdasani etc. She subsequently appeared in numerous commercial hits like Dhoom co-starring Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham, Uday Chopra and Esha Deol, Garam Masala co-starring Akshay Kumar, John Abraham and Paresh Rawal, Golmaal: Fun Unlimited co-starring Ajay Devgan, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor and Sharman Joshi, among other films.