A superhit heroine down South, Asin Thottumkal is a talented actress with sizzling hot looks. The 26-year old actress hails from Kochi and holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature. Her name means ‘pure and without sin’, and she can speak Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, French and English.
Asin made her debut as a supporting actress in Malayalam film ‘Narendran Makan Jayakanthan’ in 2001. Her 2003 Telugu film ‘Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi’ fetched her Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress. This film was also remade in Tamil, and became a huge success again. She was also awarded the Santosham Best Actress Award for her role in Telugu film ‘Shivamani’.
The film which gave Asin a major breakthrough in the mainstream cinema was A. R. Murugadoss’ Tamil film ‘Ghajini’, which won her the Tamil Filmfare Best Actress Award. Her other successful films include ‘Sivakasi’, ‘Annavaram’, ‘Pokkiri’, and ‘Vel’. The talented heroine then featured in ‘Dasavathaaram’ where she had a double role. The film became a blockbuster in the history of South Indian films. She even won her first IFTA Best Actress Award.
Asin then decided to move to Bollywood in 2008. She starred in the Hindi remake of ‘Ghajini’, which went on to become the highest grossing film of 2008. Her 2011 film ‘Ready’ with Salman Khan was a huge commercial success.
Asin’s future projects include ‘Housefull 2’ and ‘Bol Bachchan’. She endorses many brands like Fairever, Clinic All Clear Shampoo, Mirinda, Tanishq, Tata Sky, Fair & Lovely, Sure, and so on. With her immense talent, she is sure to make a strong foothold in the industry in the years to come.