Riya Sen Dev Varma, popularly known as Riya Sen; daughter of Bharat Dev Varma, descendant of the Royal family of Tripura, Cooch Behar and Jaipur and Moon Moon Sen, now member of Parliament; the vivacious actor/personality and daughter of legendary actor Suchitra Sen, is today a well known name in the Indian world of glamour and entertainment.
Being a student in the National Institute of Fashion Designing and Information Technology in Mumbai, she simultaneously shot to fame with her first music video, where she played a school girl ” Yaad piya ki aane lagi ” for Dandiya queen Falguni Pathak. From there she became a teenage idol and featured in almost all the videos for every famous singer in India namely Jagjit Singh, Asha Bhosle, Lata Mangeshkar, Sonu Nigam amongst others. Soon after which modelling offers started pouring in and she became a well known household name and a face and endorsed products such as Lakme, Nirma Lime Fresh Soap, Keo karpin body oil, Close Up toothpaste, Limca, Colgate toothpaste, Reliance, Dabur Vatika hair oil, Agni Jewellery, Gitanjali Jewellery and many more.
Riya styles her self for most of her fashion shoots and ad campaigns . She has been a celebrity show stopper in fashion weeks in India , dubai ,Bahrain , Malaysia etc for renowned designers such as Ritu Kumar , Raghuvendra Rathore , Ranna Gill , Neeta lulla , j. J Vallaya , Manish Malhotra etc.
Riya won the best actress award for her debut bengali film 'Noukodubi' directed by Rituporno Ghosh. Read more.
She has also starred in 2016's most controversial film ' Dark Chocolate ' directed by Agnidev Chatterjee. Where Riya essays the role of characters inspired by Indrani Mukherjee and Sheena Bora.