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Asin Thottumkal

Asin Thottumkal, known mononymously as Asin, is an Indian actress and trained Bharathanatyam dancer. She has received three Filmfare Awards. She has referred as Queen of Kollywood.

Asin Thottumkal was born on 26 October 1985 in Kochi, Kerala, India to Seline and Joseph Thottumkal. Her father is a businessman and her mother a surgeon.

Asin Thottumkal

Asin made her silver screen debut through Malayalam film Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka in 2001, at the age of 16. If she made people notice her in her first couple of movies, she made them to empathize, sympathize and feel for Kalpana in the movie Ghajini. Then she starred alongside Vijay, Ajith, Surya, and Vikram. Then Dasavatharam happened and her performance was widely appreciated by everyone. But it was not all!

The year 2008 had more in store for her. She stepped into Bollywood on a grand scale with the Hindi remake of Ghajini. Just when her Tamil fans were starting to miss her, she announced that she is not too far away from them by acting alongside Vijay in Kavalan. She has had a taste of success at a very young age in Indian regional movies, it remains to be seen if her success will continue in Bollywood also.

Asin is the brand ambassador for a number of products including Fairever Fairness cream, Clinic All Clear Shampoo, Parachute Hair Oil, Colgate Maxfresh Toothpaste, Mirinda (soft drink), Spinz Talcum Powder, BIG 92.7 FM Radio station, Tanishq, Goldplus Jewellery, Fair & Lovely, and Sure (antiperspirant).

Personal life

Asin currently resides in Mumbai. She also owns an apartment in Marine Drive, Kochi and a farmhouse in Vagamon, Kerala. The actress can speak seven languages; being well-versed in Malayalam (her mother tongue), Tamil, Telugu, Sanskrit, English, Hindi and French. Asin also speaks a smattering of Italian and learned basic Marathi for her movie Khiladi 786, in which she played a typical Marathi girl.

In June 2013, it was reported in the Indian media that Asin was learning German during her free time. She began learning Spanish after visiting Spain in early 2014.

She married Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma in January 2016, and quit acting after the wedding. Her first child was born on October 24, 2017.



  • Name: Asin Thottumkal
  • Other names: Kalaimamani Asin, Asin, Queen of Kollywood
  • Born:  October 26, 1985
  • Star Sign: Scorpio
  • Birth Place: Cochin, Kerala, India
  • Height: 5 feet 4 inches
  • Profession: Actress, Model
  • Citizenship: Indian
  • Language: Malayalam (mother tongue), Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, French, English, and Sanskrit.


Schooling from Naval Public School and St. Teresa’s School in Kochi. Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from St. Teresa’s College (a college affiliated with MG University) in Kochi.


  • Father: Joseph Thottumkal
  • Mother: Seline Thottumkal
  • Spouse: Rahul Sharma

Filmography of Asin

  • 2015 – All Is Well
  • 2012 – Khiladi 786
  • 2012 – Bol Bachchan
  • 2012 – Housefull 2
  • 2011 – Ready
  • 2011 – The Bodyguard
  • 2009 – London Dreams
  • 2008 – Ghajini
  • 2008 – Dasavatharam
  • 2007 – Vel
  • 2007 – Aalwar
  • 2007 – Pokkiri
  • 2006 – Annavaram
  • 2006 – Godfather
  • 2005 – Maja
  • 2005 – Sivakasi
  • 2005 – Ghajini
  • 2005 – Ullam Ketkumae
  • 2005 – Chakram
  • 2004 – Lakshmi Narasimha
  • 2004 – Gharshana
  • 2004 – M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi
  • 2003 – Shivamani
  • 2003 – Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi
  • 2001 – Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka

External Links

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