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.
|Born||22 September 1983|
Pala, Kerala, India
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. 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.
She was born to Tomy Joseph and Rani Tomy in a Christian Catholic family in Pala, Kottayam. She has a sister, Reenu Tomy, and a brother, Rinku Tomy. Her father died on 6 July 2014 due to heart attack.
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.
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. She lives in Edapally, Kochi. Her brother Rinku Tomy is married to actress Muktha. She divorced Royce in 2019.
Following is a partial discography:
|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||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|
|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||Hareendran Oru Nishkalankan||Berny-Ignatious|
|Abraham Lincoln||M. Jayachandran|
|2007||Chotta Mumbai||Vasco da Gama||Rahul Raj||Vipin Xavier,Nish thathappilly|
|2007||Chocolate||Kalkanda Malaye,Chocolate||Alex Paul, Saji Ram|
|2008||Mulla||Aarumukhan, Katteda||Vidyasagar||Tippu, Manicka Vinayagam, Gemon, Reshmi|
|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|
|2009||Nammal Thammil||M. Jayachandran|
|2009||2 Harihar Nagar||Alex Paul|
|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||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|
|2014||Swaasam||Kalla Chekka||Kannan Suraj Balan||KG Markose|
|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|
|1997||Gaanaveedhi: Interview with KP Udayabhanu||Anchor||Doordarshan|
|1998-2000||Dum Dum Dum Pi Pi Pi||Kairali TV|
|2001-2004||Silver Storm Safari||Asianet News|
|2006||Star Singer 2006||Host||Asianet|
|2006-2007||Rim Jhim||Anchor||Asianet Plus|
|2008||Idea Star Singer 2008||Team ambassador||Asianet|
|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|
|2006||Balram Vs Tharadas||Herself as singer||IV Sasi||Mammootty , Katrina Kaif||Special appearance|
|2010||Kaaryasthan||Thomson K Thomson||Dileep|
|2013||5 Sundarikal (Segment Gauri)||Gauri's Friend||Aashiq Abu||Kavya Madhavan, Tini Tom|
|2015||Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare||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|
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- Athira M. (11 April 2013). "Out to have fun". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
- "Quick Five: Suresh Damodaran — Musically inclined". Retrieved 14 June 2013.
- Shevlin Sebastian (2 April 2012). "'Rimi is a spontaneous person'". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
- "Rimi's film titled Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare". The Times Of India.
- "Rimi Tomy Turns Heroine!". www.filmibeat.com.
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