Rinki was born with cinema in her veins. Her journalistic journey began when she was in her twenties. She filed features on cinema, investigative reports about new wave directors, interviews with eminent film makers & artists; Satyajit Ray, Costa Gavras, Carlo Ponti, Toshiro Mifune, Victor Bannerjee. She designed sets & costumes, subtitled films by Ray, Mrinal &, Aparna Sen, Rituporno Ghosh. Her non-fiction works include a man of silence, behind closed doors, Janani, the man who spoke in pictures, Madhumati. In 1985 Rinki founded the help Ngo to support women in distress and made her documentary: Char Diwari on domestic violence. She is also the founder chairperson of the Bimal Roy film society.