I’m Big Time Demi-Sexual.
Gorgeous Bengali beauty RAIMA SEN has made an indelible niche for herself in commercial as well as meaningful films. An excellent performer, she’s rubbed shoulders with powerhouse performers like Vidya Balan and Aishwarya Rai in Parineeti and Chokher Bali and yet made her presence felt. Here, she walks on the wild side and talks about lesbian encounters, sex, break-ups and much more.
Mumbai MeriJaan… What do you love the most about Mumbai? I love the fast pace of life Mumbai has, It’s gyms and it’s vibrant night life.
You’re from Kolkata… But for your shoots, you constantly travel. What do you miss about Kolkata the most then? I miss my family in Kolkata, my dog Cuddles, and the street food specially Jhal Muri and Aloo Chaat.
There are so many things in life that are extremely precious. What is that one thing you cannot live without? That would definitely be food! I’m a big foodie.
Life of an actress is all bout light, camera, action and makeup… What is that one makeup essential that you would never go out without? Definitely, my kajal! My makeup is incomplete without that! How experimental are you in your style? Would you try the new trend of wearing ‘underwear as your overwear’ in India? Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! NO! I’m not that bold as yet.
Love makes the world go ‘round. How do you visualise your ideal relationship to be? Have long conversations. Travel together. Laugh. Get to know each other. Be spontaneous with each other… that would be my ideal relationship.
Your dream man is? Definitely, Joaquin Phoenix and Tom Cruise.
What do you prefer: a Saturday night date or a Sunday morning with a guy? I’d opt for the Sunday morning.
Would you ever approach a guy? If yes, what would your style be? If I like him instantly, then at first glance I’d say: “Hey, I’ve been looking for you!” … Ha Ha! Your secret recipe of getting over a break-up? I’d party hard. Non-stop until I get it all out of my system.
Do you believe in keeping in touch with your exes? Not really… No, I don’t believe in that!
After FiftyShadesofGrey, many people have given into BDSM, would you give it a shot? I’m really not sure how to answer that. LOL!
If you were to star as Anastasia Steele, who would your Christian Grey be from the industry? I’d say Robert Pattinson.
If you get experimental, what would be the weirdest place to have sex or to make out be for you?! Hmm… I think the kitchen!
One place you would want to get naughty outdoors? I guess the barn, it always fascinated me.
On the scale of 1-10, how experimental are you when it comes to having fun in bed? Ermmmmm .. How can I rate myself? Depends completely on my mood.
Are you game for having a relationship without a tag? Yes why not!
Please complete the following... I never understand why people are: That would definitely be dishonesty!
What turns you on the most? I’d say a sexy mind!
What turns you off the most? Ugh! Manipulators… I hate them most.
What would the best pickup line ever used on you be? It would be… I’ve found you.
The worst pickup line used on you is… You look familiar… have I seen you somewhere?
Is there a trait you have that surprises you in a good way? Yes, I’m surprisingly a good mindreader.
What is that one thing you just can’t do without? I think it would be my phone. I’d be completely at sea without it. I suppose because it is my lifeline in terms of contacts, schedules, dates, meetings, emails etc.
What is the best accessory on a man? In terms of material things, I’d say his cufflinks. Otherwise, it has to be his expressive eyes.
What is that one word that describes Raima Sen to a ‘T’? It would be prankster. I enjoy playing pranks and having fun wherever I am.
What are you passionate about in life? Something that you can’t do without… something that excites you? I’m passionate about everything… Books, movies travel.
Ugh! Manipulators… I hate them most.”
Have you ever had a lesbian encounter or has a woman ever flirtied with you? Oh definitely! Quite a few…
What do you prefer… sex with lights on or off? Oh that would be with lights on.
What do you prefer: A guy with a comfortable tummy or a guy with hard six packs? I’d opt for a comfortable tummy here.
Who would your girl crush from film world be? Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts. They are absolutely gorgeous!
Are you a demi-sexual? Definitely! I’m big time demi-sexual.
What is the first thing you notice in a man? It would be his shoes.
What would the first thing you notice in a woman? Her toe nails and shoes.
Oh that would be with lights on.”