New Delhi: Popular Bollywood actress Rimi Sen once again expressed her heart in one of her recent interviews. Thinking back on her cinematic trajectory and why she disappeared from the action, the actress revealed what made her feel like furniture in big-budget movies at the time.
In an interview with The Indian Express, Rimi Sen said: “I feel like I don’t of what I have. I did a lot of music videos. I did an advertisement with Aamir Khan. Then I signed Hungama. So it was lucky for me. But I only got comedy movies. I did Dhoom, Phir Hera Pheri, Hungama, Golmaal and I had the furniture role in all of them. At that time, the film industry was dominated by men. Today, content is the hero. Back then, the hero was the only hero! OTT platforms have changed that today.
When I left the industry, amazing directors like Sriram Raghavan, Shoojit Sircar, Neeraj Pandey, Tigmanshu Dhulia and Dibakar Banerjee were starting. I did movies like Johnny Gaddaar and Shagird with some of them, but those kinds of movies weren’t performing at the box office at the time. So that option finally closed for me. I think if I had fought for 3-4 more years I might have succeeded. My only fault is that I did not wait and that I did not agree to fight. If I had done that, I would have had to work with more directors and the script would have changed. Now when I watch my movies after 10 years, do I realize what I have achieved? Nothing.
Speaking about her time on Bigg Boss, Rimi Sen added, “When I signed on this show, I thought it was a pointless show where everyone is screaming and fighting for a coffee for three months. I was making a lot of money, so I agreed to do it. It was like a paid vacation. But when I walked into this house, I realized the way they are playing with your psychology. It is not shown to anyone. All you see are stains and people denigrating themselves. I don’t make him fight because that’s not a solution for me. So when they frustrate you with 3 p.m. chores, with dietary restrictions, anyone’s bad side is unleashed. It was like rehab for me, where all I had to do was meditate and wash the utensils. This show really helps to discover oneself. Bigg Boss gave me maturity. “
Rimi Sen was seen in Season 9 of the reality show. She remained the highest paid candidate that year.