Rimi Tomy

Rimi Tomy (born 22 September 1983) is an Indian playback singer, television host, and actress. She started her career by anchoring music programs in television and sang her first song "Chingamasam Vannu Chernnal" in the film Meesa Madhavan.[1]

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Background information
Born (1983-09-22) 22 September 1983 (age 36)
Pala, Kerala, India
Occupation(s)
Years active2000–present

She has anchored a number of television shows and has judged many reality shows of different genres. At present, she is judging a comedy show alongside Jagadish on Asianet and anchoring Onnum Onnum Moonu on Mazhavil Manorama, Rhythm on Kairali TV and Sunfeast Delishus Star Singer on Asianet.[2][3] She made her debut as actress in the Aashiq Abu film 5 Sundarikal. She enacted her first lead role opposite Jayaram in the 2015 film Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare.

She has sung more than 100 songs in films. She has sung not only in films but also in albums and for stage programmes worldwide. She has also appeared in the song sequences of films like Balram Vs Tharadas, Kaaryasthan, and 916. She has also acted in many advertisements.

Early lifeEdit

She was born to Tomy Joseph and Rani Tomy in a Christian Catholic family in Pala, Kottayam.[4] She has a sister, Reenu Tomy, and a brother, Rinku Tomy. Her father died on 6 July 2014 due to heart attack.[5]

CareerEdit

 
Rimi Tomy

She started her singing career with the well known troupe, Angel Voice. It was during a show with Angel Voice that mimicry artist, composer and lyricist Nadirshah spotted her and recommended her to Meesa Madhavan film director Lal Jose and film composer Vidyasagar. It was from there that her singing career skyrocketed.

Personal lifeEdit

She married Royce Kizhakoodan on 27 April 2008 at Lourde Cathedral church, Thrissur. In 2019, the couple filed for a mutual divorce petition after 11 years of marriage.[6] She lives in Edapally, Kochi.[citation needed] Her brother Rinku Tomy is married to actress Muktha.[7] She divorced Royce in 2019.

DiscographyEdit

Following is a partial discography:

Year Film/Album Song Music Co-singer(s)
2002 Meesa Madhavan Chingamaasam Vidyasagar Shankar Mahadevan
2003 Valathottu Thirinjal Nalamathe Veedu Pennaayaal Shakeer
2003 Pattanathil Sundaran Kannanaayal Mohan Sithara K J yesudas
2004 Freedom Chandramukhi Rinil Jones Pradeep Babu
2004 Udayam Asaam Kallasamy Kaithapram Afsal
2004 Pass Pass Illibaru Job Kuruvilla Sabari K Ayyappan, Sudhi Nambiar
2004 Nammal Thammil Kabadi Kabadi M. Jayachandran Afsal
2004 Chathikkatha Chanthu Minnaminunge Alex Paul
2004 Students Thenkasikkiliye SP Balasubrahmanyam M.G. Sreekumar
2005 Kalyana Kurimanam Mindattam Venda Ronnie Raphael Madhu Balakrishnan
Fast Track
2005 Udayananu Tharam Karale Karalinte Ouseppachan Vineeth Sreenivasan
2005 Bus Conductor M. Jayachandran
2006 Balram vs. Tharadas Mathapoove Jassie Gift
2006 Chakkara Muthu Kakke Kakke M. Jayachandran
2006 Vaasthavam Ara Pavan Alex Paul,Rajamani
2007 Athisayan Ennomale Alphonse Vineeth Sreenivasan
2007 Hareendran Oru Nishkalankan Berny-Ignatious
Abraham Lincoln M. Jayachandran
Tantra
2007 Chotta Mumbai Vasco da Gama Rahul Raj Vipin Xavier,Nish thathappilly
2007 Chocolate Kalkanda Malaye,Chocolate Alex Paul, Saji Ram
2007 Romeoo
Kanalkannadi
Thulasi
2008 Mulla Aarumukhan, Katteda Vidyasagar Tippu, Manicka Vinayagam, Gemon, Reshmi
Kabaddi Kabaddi
Speed
2008 Twenty:20 Sa Ri Ga Ma Pa Berny-Ignatius Dr. K. J. Yesudas, Madhu Balakrishnan, Afsal, Franco, Vineeth Sreenivasan, Jassie Gift, K. S. Chithra, Sujatha Mohan, Jyotsna Radhakrishnan, Rimi Tomy, Anitha
2008 LollyPop Alex Paul
2009 Nammal Thammil M. Jayachandran
2009 2 Harihar Nagar Alex Paul
2009 Chemistry M. Jayachandran
2009 Vellathooval Johnson
2009 Chattambinadu Chenkatali Alex Paul
Aswaroodan
2009 My Big Father Mohichille Alex Paul M. G. Sreekumar
2010 Elsamma Enna Aankutty Rajamani
2010 Marykkundoru Kunjaadu Enttadukke Berny-Ignatius Shankar Mahadevan, Pappukutty Bhagavathar, Subhalaxmi
2010 Christian Brothers Karthaave,Mizhikalil Naanam Deepak Dev Shankar Mahadevan,Nikhil Mathew, Ranjith
2010 Oru Naal Varum Naathoone Naathoone M. G. Sreekumar Mohanlal
2010 Body Guard Enneyano Ouseppachan M. G. Sreekumar,Biju Narayanan
2011 Kottarathil Kutty Bhootham Mayaavi Thennale Shamej Samad, Samad Priyadarsini
2011 Koratty Pattanam Railway Gate Kannu Randum Gayoz Johnson Pradeep Palluruthi
2011 Oru Marubhoomikkadha Manassu Mayakki M. G. Sreekumar Sudeep Kumar
2011 Theja Bhai &Family Punjirikku Deepak Dev Benny Dayal
2012 Mayamohini Avani Berny-Ignatius
2012 Mayamohini Ullil kothividarum Berny-Ignatius
2012 Husbands In Goa Mounam Mazhayude M.G. Sreekumar Najim Arshad
2012 My Boss Kuttanadan Punchaneele Sejo John Rahul Nambiar
2013 Sound Thoma Kanni Penne Gopi Sundar Shankar Mahadevan
2013 Maad Dad Kilukile Chirikana Alex Paul Jassie Gift, Pradeep Babu, Ramesh Babu, Vijayaraghavan
2013 Naadodi Mannan Macha Enne Marannidalley Vidyasagar Jyotsna, Ranjini Jose, Udit Narayan
2014 Angry Babies in Love Mayatheeram Bijibal Nikhil Mathew
2014 Avatharam Konji Konji Deepak Dev Shankar Mahadevan
2014 Mylanchi Monchulla Veedu Puthanilanjikk Afsal Yusuf Anwar Sadat, Yazin Nizar
2014 Rajadhi Raja Midumidukkan Berny-Ignatius Madhu Balakrishnan, Kumari Nandha J Devan[8]
2014 Villaliveeran Cindrella
2014 Aamayum Muyalum Kaanakombile Priyadarshan
2014 Swaasam Kalla Chekka Kannan Suraj Balan KG Markose
2015 Kaattumaakkan Thaalam Murali Guruvayoor Hariharan
2015 Rudra Simhasanam Kanne Kannare Kannave G.Venugopal
2015 8th March Akkara Kaavile M.G. Sreekumar
2015 John Honai Onnu Parayille Alex Paul Vidhu Prathap
2016 Aadupuliyattam Chillum Chillum Ratheesh Vegha Najim Arshad
2016 Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan Parudaya Mariyame Bijibal Vaikom Vijayalakshmi
2017 Honey Bee 2:Celebrations Jillam Jillala Deepak Dev Anwar

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Channel Notes
1997 Gaanaveedhi: Interview with KP Udayabhanu[9] Anchor Doordarshan
1998-2000 Dum Dum Dum Pi Pi Pi Kairali TV
2000 Music Live Asianet
2001-2004 Silver Storm Safari Asianet News
2006 Star Singer 2006 Host Asianet
2006-2007 Rim Jhim[10] Anchor Asianet Plus
2008 Idea Star Singer 2008 Team ambassador Asianet
2009 Music Live Anchor
2013 -2015 Rhythm Host Kairali TV
2013 Junior idol Judge Jaihind TV
Veruthe alla Bharya Season 2 Anchor Mazhavil Manorama Replacing Shweta Menon
2013 - 2017 Onnum Onnum Moonu Host
2014 Idea Star Singer Season 7 Anchor & Judge Asianet
2014 - Present Comedy Stars Season 2 Judge Won: 2nd Asianet Comedy Award for Top Television Entertainer of the Year
2016 Smart Show 60 Host Flowers (TV channel) Replacing Sreekandan Nair
2016 -2018 Onnum Onnum Moonu Season 2 Host Mazhavil Manorama
2018 Comedy Stars Plus Judge Asianet Plus
2018 – 2019 Onnum Onnum Moonu Season 3 Host Mazhavil Manorama
2019-Present Comedy Stars Weekend challenge Judge Asianet
2019 Paadam Namuk Paadam Judge Mazhavil Manorama
2019 -Present Onnum Onnum Moonu Season 4 Host

FilmsEdit

Year Film Role Director Co-stars Notes
2006 Balram Vs Tharadas Herself as singer IV Sasi Mammootty , Katrina Kaif Special appearance
2010 Kaaryasthan Thomson K Thomson Dileep
2012 916 M.Mohanan Asif Ali
2013 5 Sundarikal (Segment Gauri) Gauri's Friend Aashiq Abu Kavya Madhavan, Tini Tom
2015 Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare[11][12] Pushpavalli Kannan Thamarakulam Jayaram, K. P. A. C. Lalitha
Kunjiramayanam Thankamani Basil Joseph Vineeth Sreenivasan, Biju Menon Cameo role
2018 Ennalum Sarath ? Herself Balachandra Menon Aju Varghese Special appearance

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Talking heads". The Hindu. 9 June 2003. Retrieved 25 November 2010.
  2. ^ Athira M. (11 April 2013). "Out to have fun". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Quick Five: Suresh Damodaran — Musically inclined". Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  4. ^ http://entertainment.oneindia.in/malayalam/news/2013/rimi-tomy-mother-rani-turns-anchor-reality-show-on-surya-tv-126528.html
  5. ^ http://www.kerala9.com/news-category/news/movie-news/rimi-tomys-father-dies-of-heart-attack
  6. ^ Shevlin Sebastian (2 April 2012). "'Rimi is a spontaneous person'". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  7. ^ http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/Muktha-Ties-Knot-with-Rinku-Tomy/2015/08/31/article3002039.ece
  8. ^ http://www.raaga.com/play/?id=455384
  9. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/radio-and-tv/out-to-have-fun/article4605756.ece
  10. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tv/news/malayalam/The-Rimi-Magic-continues/articleshow/30553231.cms
  11. ^ "Rimi's film titled Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare". The Times Of India.
  12. ^ "Rimi Tomy Turns Heroine!". www.filmibeat.com.

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