She was born and raised in a modest Punjabi family, she regularly appeared on AIR (All India Radio) during her college days. She was married to Shiv Aggarwal, son of the rich industrialist from Kolkata. She shifted to Kolkata after her marriage. She was the mother of two children, was enjoying a high social status and had a loving husband, life seemed perfect to her. At one such party, her meeting with the music director Ravi in Kolkata landed the couple in Mumbai where BR Chopra was mesmerized by Vimi’s beauty and without giving a second thought contracted her for his upcoming project Humraaz, which released in 1968. Overnight Vimi from an ordinary, converted into a star. Although stardom was very short lived as her movies after Humraaz failed at the box-office.