Rubina is from Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. Rubina belongs to a Hindu family and did her schooling from Shimla Public School and St. Bedes, Shimla. She has participated and won two local beauty pageants and was crowned Miss Shimla in 2006. Besides actively taking part in beauty contests, Rubina was a national level champion in debate during her school days.
As she was yet to complete her education her parents were not keen that she accept the role in Chotti Bahu. But Rubina pleased both her parents as well as herself. She continued to study via correspondence course and played the role too.


Rubina started her career in Zee TV's Choti Bahu.
She also participated in Nachle Ve with Saroj Khan and Terence Lewis.
She was portraying the character of Simran 'Smiley' Gill in the show Saas Bina Sasural aired on Sony Entertainment Channel.
She portrayed the role of Devaki in Jai Shri Krishna on Colors.
She played the role of Divya in Punar Vivah- Ek Nayi Umeed on Zee TV.
She then played the role of Sita in the Life OK's mythological show Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev

Currently she is portraying the role of Saumya Singh in Shakti:Astitva ke Ehsaas ki on Colors TV opposite Vivian Dsena.

In 2011, she won the 'Favourite Jodi' award with Avinash Sachdev at the Zee Rishtey Awards for Chotti Bahu
In 2016,she received the Best Actress Jury award in ITA.

26th August 1989