Actress-Model Riya Sen turned 32 years on Thursday.
Coming from a family of actresses including grandmother Suchitra Sen, mother Moon Moon Sen and sister Raima Sen, Riya has carved out a niche for herself among the youth owing to the bold characters played by her.
The actress made her first screen appearance as a child in artiste in ´Vishkanya´ in 1991, directed by Jag Mundhra.
Sen shot her first music video for Falguni Pathak´s ´Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi´, when she was only 16, and went on to act in numerous videos, including ´Jhumka Gira Re´, ´Jab Samne Tum´, ´Kahin Kahin Se´, ´Dil Kahin Hosh Kahin´ and ´Jeena Hai Tere Liye´.
However, she made her debut in the silver screen with Tamil film ´Taj Mahal´.
She got her first Bollywood break in N. Chandra´s film, called ´Style´ in 2001, a low-budget sex comedy.
She has also featured in films such as ´Qayamat: City Under Threat´, ´Jhankaar Beats´, ´Shaadi No.1´, ´Tum... Ho Na!´, ´Silsiilay´, ´Apna Sapna Money Money´, ´Love You Hamesha´, ´Heroes´, ´Love Khichdi´, ´Paying Guests´, ´Benny and Babloo´, ´Tere Mere Phere´ and ´3 Bachelors´.
Her first English venture was starring in the film ´It Was Raining That Night´, a remake of the Bengali film ´Hei Brishtir Raat´.
She has also delivered a number of item numbers in films such as ´Dil Vil Pyar Vyar´, ´Qayamat´, ´Plan´, ´James´ and ´Heyy Baby´.
Sen will be seen next in ´Krrish 3´.
Actor Prosenjit Chatterjee wished the birthday girl, tweeting: "Wish you a many many happy returns of this day.God Bless."