Asin Thottumkal is a former Indian actress who primarily labored in Tamil, Telugu and Bollywood movies. Asin is greatest recognized for enjoying the twin position of Kodhai and Andal in Kamal Haasan starter Dasavathaaram. She appeared within the Tamil thriller Ghajini, the place she portrayed the position of a struggling mannequin, Kalpana. Asin featured within the Hindi remake of Ghajini starring Aamir Khan.
Asin Thottumkal was born on Saturday, 26 October 1985 (age 36 years; as of 2021) in Cochin, Kerala, India. Her zodiac signal is Scorpio. She accomplished her education until matriculation from Naval Public Faculty in Cochin. Asin actively participated in literary competitions throughout her faculty days. She went to St. Theresa’s Greater Secondary Faculty and opted for Humanities for greater research. Asin graduated with a Bachelor of Arts diploma in English Literature from St. Teresa’s Faculty in Kochi.
Peak (approx.): 5′ 4″
Weight (approx.): 58 kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Physique Measurements (approx.): 34-28-34
Asin belongs to a Malayalee Catholic household.
Mother and father & Siblings
Asin father’s identify is Joseph Thottumkal, an Ex-CBI officer, who’s now a businessman and primarily offers in furnishings and antiques.
Her mom’s identify is Dr Seline Thottumkal, a surgeon by career.
Husband & Kids
On 19 January 2016, Asin Thottumkal married Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma in a Christian marriage ceremony adopted by a Hindu ceremony.
The couple has a daughter, Arin Sharma, who was born on 24 October 2017.
Reportedly, it was rumoured that Asin and Salman Khan bought shut whereas capturing for his or her movie London Goals. Nonetheless, Asin denied any romantic relationship together with her co-star Salman and revealed in an interview,
Everybody is aware of that the rumours had no fact in them. These rumours began throughout ‘London Goals’. Nonetheless, I need to make clear that I’m single and never in a relationship and that’s why I believe rumours like these get stronger”.
There have been rumours of a link-up between Asin and M.S Dhoni. Each of them had performed a industrial advert collectively for Massive Bazaar. The rumours of them being in a relationship surfaced when Dhoni was seen popping out from Asin’s residence in Lokhandwala in 2010.
In 2001, on the age of 15, Asin made her performing debut within the Malayalam comedy drama Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka.
In 2003, Asin made her Telugu debut with the movie Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi. In 2004, she made her debut in Tamil cinema with the Tamil movie, M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi. After her debut within the Telugu movie business, Asin labored in Shivamani alongside Nagarjuna, Lakshmi Narasimha and Gharshana. In 2005, Asin appeared within the movie Ghajini, co-starring Surya which proved to be her profession’s turning level. She appeared within the movies, Sivakasi and Majaa in the identical 12 months. In 2006, Asin had two releases Varalaru and Annavaram. Her subsequent launch was Aalwar and Pokkiri in 2007. Pokkiri was successful and her position as a TV anchor was appreciated by the viewers.
In 2008, Asin’s subsequent film Dasavatharam was launched starring Kamal Haasan.
Asin made a big impact together with her efficiency in twin roles, Kodhai and Andal. After a profitable profession within the Tamil movie business, Asin made her debut in Bollywood in 2008, with the remake of her blockbuster Tamil movie Ghajini by the identical identify. Ghajini turned the primary Bollywood movie of 2008 which collected greater than ₹1 billion on the home field workplace.
In 2011, her subsequent launch was Kaavalan. Asin appeared in her subsequent movie Prepared, reverse Salman Khan, which turned the fifth film in Bollywood to cross ₹1 billion on the home field workplace. In 2012, Asin was seen in Housefull 2, Bol Bachchan and Khiladi 786. In 2015, Asin appeared in her subsequent movie, All Is Effectively, starring Abhishek Bachchan after which she retired from her performing profession.
Asin has featured in a number of industrial ads like Mirinda, Fairever, Colgate, Clinic All Clear, Lux, Tanishq, Tata Sky, Massive Bazaar, and Parachute coconut oil.
Asin blacklisted from South Indian Cinema
Asin together with Salman Khan, in the course of the shoot of her movie Prepared in Sri Lanka, participated in camps to assist the Sri Lankan Tamil individuals who have been affected by the Sri Lankan Civil Warfare. However, her beneficiant work was fiercely criticised. Tamil Trade boycotted Sri Lanka due to the inhuman remedy acquired by Tamil refugees within the nation. On account of it, South Indian Movie Artistes Affiliation (SIFAA) issued a press release warning celebrities in opposition to attending IIFA in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Asin, being from the Tamil movie business was warned to step again from her movie Prepared as a result of the shoot of the movie was scheduled in Srilanka. However, Asin resulting from her skilled dedication continued her capturing. As a consequence, it was introduced that she wouldn’t be allowed to shoot in Tamil Nadu and is unofficially blacklisted from South Indian movies. In an interview she mentioned,
The cricketers have been going there and nobody was objecting, businessmen have been going and nobody was protesting, vacationers have been going and nobody was criticising however solely actors have been being threatened with penalties for going to Sri Lanka. As a substitute of boycotting Sri Lanka, extra individuals from the Tamil Nadu movie business ought to go to Sri Lanka and categorical solidarity with the individuals”.
Asin greeted with a black flag
Asin, who went to Mettupalayam, for the capturing of her movie Kaavalan, was greeted with a black flag by the activists of the Professional-Tamil organisation Periyar Dravida Kazhagam (PDK). The members gathered collectively on the location and demonstrated Asin’s go to to Sri Lanka for the capturing of her movie, Prepared.
- 2003- Greatest Actress Telugu award for Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi at Filmfare Awards South.
- 2003- Greatest Actress for Shivamani at Santosham Movie Awards.
- 2005- Greatest Actress Tamil award for Ghajini at Filmfare Awards South.
- 2008- Greatest Actress for Dasavathaaram at Worldwide Tamil Movie Awards.
- 2009- Probably the most prestigious Kalaimamani award by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for excellence within the discipline of artwork and literature.
- 2009- Star Debut of the Yr-Feminine for Ghajini at IIFA.
- 2009- Celebrity of Tomorrow- Feminine for Ghajini at Stardust Awards.
- 2009- GR8! Girls Achiever Award in Cinema at Indian Tv Academy Awards.
- 2009- Most Promising Newcomer -Feminine for Ghajini at Display screen Awards.
- 2012- Greatest Actress for Kaavalan at South Indian Worldwide Film Awards.
- 2012-Satisfaction of Kerala award on the Asianet Movie Awards.
- 2013- GR8! Girls Achiever Award in Cinema at Indian Tv Academy Awards.
- 2013- Satisfaction of South Indian Cinema at South Indian Worldwide Film Awards.
- 2014- Youth Icon of South Indian Cinema at South Indian Worldwide Film Awards.
- 2015- Most Standard Actress Center East at South Indian Worldwide Film Awards.
Asin owns a Toyota Camry premium saloon and an Audi Q7 SUV.
- Meals: Appam, prawns and rice
- Actor: Akshay Kumar, Mohanlal
- Poet: William Shakespeare
- Asin has the talent of studying new languages and at the moment she will be able to communicate 9 languages which embody Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, French, English, Italian, German and Spanish.
- Asin is a educated Bharatanatyam dancer.
- As per customized, Asin was to be initially named Mary after her grandmother however later her father named her Asin, that means pure.
- Asin made her approach into the Occasions 50 Most Fascinating ladies in three consecutive years, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
- As per a ballot performed by Shaadi.com, 49% of females have voted Asin because the ‘Most Eligible Single’.
- Asin is known as the “Queen of Kollywood” by the media after her nice success and contribution to Tamil Cinema.
- Asin’s father accompanied her within the preliminary days of capturing. Reportedly, it was rumoured that her co-stars didn’t favour her father approaching the units steadily. In an interview she mentioned,
It’s not that my father’s endlessly hanging round on the units. For one of many overseas schedules, he did accompany me, however that was about it. I don’t know why individuals are likely to make out this entire massive hullabaloo about bringing my dad. It’s fully fabricated nonsense”.
- The very first task of Asin was a industrial commercial for BPL Cellular.
- Asin owns a farmhouse in Kerala and an house in Toronto, Canada.
- Asin established a belief within the Siriliya Sevana residence at Vavuniya, the place a complete of 150 youngsters starting from 1-16 years of age, have been adopted or sponsored by her belief.
- Asin has been a part of the 100 crore membership with 4 of her films, Ghajini (2008), Prepared (2011), Housefull 2 (2012) and Bol Bachchan (2012).
- Reportedly, Asin’s engagement ring prices round ₹6 crores with the initials of each of their identify engraved on it.
- Asin has featured in a number of journal covers for Vogue, Femina, Cosmopolitan, Filmfare, Verve and lots of extra.