Ritabhari started her acting career at the age of 15 with a bengali television show Ogo Badhu Sundori (2009) for Star networks in India. The show successfully ran for two years giving her recognition as an actor amongst the bengali speaking audience both in India and Bangladesh.
She has worked in several independent films, short films, studio backed feature films in India. Her last release was a Hindi feature film titled 'Pari' which released in India and overseas including United States on 2nd March 2018 and is now available on Amazon Prime.
She has also worked in films like Colkatae Columbus, Painting Life, Watchmaker, Barood, Once Upon a time in Kolkata, Onyo Opala and Tobu Basanta. She also played the character of Charulata (a theatrical adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore's Noshtonir) for Gautam Halder's cine play "Noshtonir". She appeared in Srijit Mukherji's multi starer film Chotushkone in October 2014. She was recently featured in a music video with Ayushmann Khurrana called 'Orrey Mon' - written by Swanand Kirkire and directed by Shlok Sharma, which garnered praises from all spheres.
Early in 2017 - Ritabhari was seen in a short film with Kalki Koechlin titled “Naked” which was also penned and produced by her .