Riya Sen Biography, Facts & Life Story

Known For Actress
Nickname Riya
Full Name Riya Sen Dev Varma
Profession Actress & Model
Nationality Indian
Age 41 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth 24 January 1981
Birthplace Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

Riya Sen is a popular Indian film actress as well as model. She was born in Kolkata, India on 24th January, 1981. Riya belongs to a family of actors including her grand mom Suchitra Sen, her mother Moon Moon Sen and her sister Raima Sen, started her career in acting in the year1991 as a child star in the movie Vishkanya. Riya Sen first commercial success in her movie career was with the movie “Style”, a low-budget comedy sex produced by N. Chandra. A few of her other movies involve filmmaker Pritish Nandy’s musical movie, Jhankaar Beats, Shaadi No. 1 and a Malayalam horror movie Ananthabhadram.

Riya Sen was initially recognized as a model when she appeared in Falguni Pathak’s musical video “Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi” when she was only 16 years old. After that, she has performed in numerous musical videos, fashion shows, TV commercials and on magazine covers. Riya Sen has one of the most attractive faces in the whole Indian cinema. She has worked as an activist and performed in AIDS awareness musical video with an intention to dispel popular mythologies about this disease.

Riya Sen is a proficient Kathak Dancer. She has been performing in movies since her babyhood days when she first time faced camera for the movie “Vishkanya” in which she played the character of a young girl Pooja Bedi .At her age of 15, she appeared in a Tamil movie named “Taj Mahal” produced by a famous film director Bharathiraaja. Lastly she debuted in a leading role for Bollywood movie “Style”, directed by N.Chandra.

Riya Sen has worked in several languages typically ranged from Hindi to Bengali besides Malayalam and Tamil and a few English films. She has been massively recognized for her character in the Malayalam movie “Ananthabhadram”.

Riya has been more active in advertisements and musical videos. Her key assignments in advertisement industry include famous brands like Colgate, Limca, Vatika, Cadbury and Lakme, in which she took the place of a popular glamour icon named Lisa Ray. In musical videos she has appeared with popular singers Jagjit Singh, Asha Bhosle, Sonu Nigam, Falguni Pathak and Shaan. Riya Sen’s most renowned Bollywood movies include Vishkanya, Style, Dil Vil Pyaar Wyaar, Saajish, Qayamat, Jhankar Beats, Dil Ne Jise Apna Kaha and Plan.

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Riya Sen Education

Qualification Graduate , Course in Fashion Designing
School Loreto House, Kolkata
College • Rani Birla Girls' College, Kolkata
• National Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai

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Riya Sen Career

Profession: Actress & Model

Known For: Actress

Family & Relatives

Father: Bharat Dev Varma

Mother: Moon Sen (Actress, Politician)

Sister(s): Raima Sen (Actress)

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Shivam Tewari

Children: None

Dating History:

John Abraham (Actor)

Ashmit Patel (Actor)

Salman Rushdie (Novelist, Rumoured)

Yuvraj Singh (Cricketer)

Sreesanth (Cricketer)

Riya Sen Favorites

Hobbies: Swimming, Doing Yoga, Listening to Music, Dancing, Painiting

Favorite Food: Black Cod Fish, Mexican Chicken

Favorite Destination: London, Paris

Favorite Movies: Titanic (1997), Gone with the Wind (1939)

Facts You Never Knew About Riya Sen!

  • Riya Sen was born to Moon Moon Sen and Bharat Dev Varma.
  • Her sister, Rima Sen is also a well-known actress of Bollywood.
  • Riya first appeared as a child star in the movie Vishkanya.
  • She initiated her career with musical videos
  • She was believed to debut with “Love You Hamesha”, together with famous actor Akshay Khanna.
  • Riya Sen debuted with the movie Style.
  • The most scandalous event in Riya’s life was a leaked MMS with the actor Ashmit Patel.
  • Ashmit and Riya were dating and both made headlines with this super-hot news.
  • Riya Sen has been a controversial actress of Bollywood.
  • Riya grabbed eyeballs once she was spotted to smooch a girl in a night club.
  • Riya has worked in a number of regional movies.
  • She is also known for her kickboxing and belly dancing skills.

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