Rimi Tomy is an Indian playback singer,Carnatic Musician, television host,and an occasional actress. She started her career by anchoring music programs in television and sang her first song "Chingamasam Vannu Chernnal" in the 2002 film Meesa Madhavan with co-singer Shanker Mahadevan.[2]

Rimi Tomy
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Born
Rimi Tomy

22 September 1983
Occupation in Various Industries.
Years active1995–present
Spouse
Royce Kizhakoodan
(m. 2008; div. 2019)
[1]
RelativesMuktha (Sister-in-law)

She has anchored a number of television shows and has judged many reality shows of different genres.[3][4] 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 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 Syro-Malabar Catholic family in Pala, Kottayam.[citation needed] She has a sister, Reenu Tomy, and a brother, Rinku Tomy. Her father died on 6 July 2014 due to cardiac arrest.[citation needed]

CareerEdit

 
Rimi Tomy

She started her career as a singer 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.[5] She lives in Edapally, Kochi.[citation needed] Her brother Rinku Tomy is married to actress Muktha.[6]

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 Jyotsna Radhakrishnan
2004 Students Thenkasikkiliye SP Balasubrahmanyam M.G. Sreekumar
2005 Kalyana Kurimanam Mindattam Venda Ronnie Raphael Madhu Balakrishnan
Fast Track
2005 Udayananu Tharam Karale Karalinte Deepak Dev 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 Nadodimannan 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[7]
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
2017 Kinavano Afzal
2017 Achayans Kaanaa Chiraku Ratheesh Vegha Najim Arshad
2017 Akashamitayee Kiya Kiya Manzoor
2018 Oru Kuprasidha Payyan Pranayapoo Ousepachan Devanand
2018 Yours Lovingly Vinn Megham Alex Paul Franco
2018 Vikatakumaran Nakshatrangal Rahul Raj
2018 Oru Kuttanadan Blog Mangalyam Sreenath Haricharan
2018 Ennalum Sarath Sasiyane Ousepachan Niranj Suresh
2019 Oru Yamandan Premakadha Kothiyoorum Balyam Nadirshah Vineeth Sreenivasan
2019 KaliKootukkar Mylanchy Chopane Vinu
2019 Pathinettam Padi Hemantha Pournami Rakesh Brahmanandan
2019 Childrens park Kannam Thumbi Arun Raj Vijay Yesudas
2019 March Randam Vyazham Kili Kili Anwar
2020 Varkki Kalyanam Nale Francis,Sumesh Zia Up Haq
2022 Regina Evide Mannil Sathish Nair

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Channel Notes
1997 Gaanaveedhi: Interview with KP Udayabhanu[8] Anchor Doordarshan
1998-2000 Dum Dum Dum Pi Pi Pi Anchor Kairali TV
2000 Music Live Anchor Asianet
2001-2004 Silver Storm Safari Anchor Asianet News
2006 Star Singer Co- Host Asianet
2006-2007 Rim Jhim[9] Anchor Asianet Plus
2008 Idea Star Singer 2008 Celebrity Singer Asianet
2009 Music Live Anchor
2009-2010 Idea Star Singer Season 4 Team Ambassador
2011 Comedy Stars Judge
2012 Asianet Film Awards coutdown Host Special show
2013 -2015 Rhythm Host Kairali TV
2013 Junior idol Judge Jaihind TV
2012 Veruthe alla Bharya Season 2 Host Mazhavil Manorama Replacing Shweta Menon
2013 - 2017 Onnum Onnum Moonu Host
2014 Idea Star Singer Season 7 Anchor & Judge Asianet
2014–2020 Comedy Stars Season 2 Judge Won: 2nd Asianet Comedy Award for Top Television Entertainer of the Year
2015 Mazhavilazhakil Amma : Boeing Boeing Host Mazhavil Manorama Special show
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
2019–2020 Comedy Stars Weekend challenge Judge Asianet
2019 Paadam Namuk Paadam Judge Mazhavil Manorama
2019–2020 Onnum Onnum Moonu Season 4 Host
2020 Snehathode Veetil Ninnu Host
2020 – 2021 Super 4 Season 2 Judge
2020 – present Rimi Tomy Official Host YouTube YouTube channel
2020 Red Carpet Mentor Amrita TV
2021 Atham Pathu Ruchi Celebrity Presenter Mazhavil Manorama
2021 Comedy Masters Judge Amrita TV
2021 Parayam Nedam Participant Amrita TV
2021–2022 Star Magic Mentor Flowers TV
2021–2022 Super 4 juniors Judge Mazhavil Manorama
2021 Oru Chiri Iru Chiri Bumper Chiri Celebrity Judge
2021 Thumbapoo Rimi TV serial
2021 Anchinodu Inchodinchu Participant Surya TV
2021–2022 Super Power Mentor Flowers TV
2021 Flowers Oru Kodi Participant Flowers TV
2022 Jayettans pooram Herself Amrita TV
2022 Super Kudumbam Team Captain Mazhavil Manorama replaced by Prayaga Martin
2022 Panam Tharum Padam Participant Mazhavil Manorama

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[10] 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

AlbumsEdit

Year Song Album
2009 Othiri Othiri 6th module

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Royce gets engaged to Sonia after divorce from Rimi Tomy". Malayala Manorama. 22 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Talking heads". The Hindu. 9 June 2003. Archived from the original on 19 August 2003. Retrieved 25 November 2010.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  3. ^ Athira M. (11 April 2013). "Out to have fun". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  4. ^ George, Liza (24 January 2013). "Quick Five: Suresh Damodaran — Musically inclined". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  5. ^ Shevlin Sebastian (2 April 2012). "'Rimi is a spontaneous person'". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  6. ^ "Muktha Ties Knot with Rinku Tomy". The New Indian Express.
  7. ^ "Midumidukkan from Rajadhi Raja - Malayalam Songs Raaga.com - Raaga.com - A World Of Music". www.raaga.com.
  8. ^ M, Athira (11 April 2013). "Out to have fun". The Hindu – via www.thehindu.com.
  9. ^ "The Rimi Magic continues - Times of India". The Times of India.
  10. ^ "Rimi's film titled Thinkal Muthal Velli Vare". The Times Of India.

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