Asin Thottumkal Full Biography, Wiki, Facts: Asin Thottumkal is an Indian film actress and trained Bharathanatyam dancer. She mainly appears in Bollywood, Kollywood, Malayalam and Tollywood movies. She made her Tamil debut with M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi. Her first Bollywood film was Ghajini opposite Aamir Khan, which was the remake of her breakthrough film of the same name.
Asin was born on 26 October 1985 in Kochi, Kerala. According to custom, Asin was to be named Mary, after her paternal grandmother. Asin's father however named her Asin as the name had a beautiful meaning. She has quoted that her name means "pure and without blemish". She went to the Naval Public School from LKG through X standard and then to St. Theresa's School in Kochi. After that she attended St. Teresa's College in Kochi, a college affiliated with MG University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature.
Asin Thottumkal Full Biography, Wiki, Facts
Name : Asin Thottumkal
Known as : Asin
Birthday : 26 October 1985
Birth Place : Cochin, Kerala, India
Age : 31 years
Height : 5'4"
Spouse : Rahul Sharma
Residence : Lokhandwala, Mumbai, India
Nationality : Indian
Ethnicity : Nasrani
Occupation : Actor, model
Religion : Christian
Awards : Kalaimamani, Filmfare Awards
Asin Thottumkal got married to Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma in a twin wedding ceremony on 19 January 2016. Respecting both religions and rituals, the couple had a Christian ceremony which was followed by Hindu pheras.
Akshay played a cupid between the two during the promotions of Housefull 2. They happened to meet on the same flight while heading for an event which was being organised by Rahul, who also turns out to be Akshay's best friend. Soon after 2-3 meetings, Rahul decided to meet Asin's parents.
Asin is from a Syro-Malabar Catholic Nasrani family. She is the daughter of Joseph Thottumkal and Seline Thottumkal. Her father is originally from Thodupuzha, managed several businesses and her mother, who moved settlements from Kochi to Chennai to Mumbai to live with her daughter, is a surgeon.
Asin made her Tamil debut with M. Kumaran Son Of Mahalakshmi. She repraised her role from Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi, portraying a Malayalee girl instead of Tamilian, the movie went on to be a blockbuster hit. She then appeared in Chakram and Ullam Ketkumae (2002) which were both very successful at the box-office. Then, she acted in Ghajini, Majaa, Sivakasi, Varalaru, Annavaram, Aalwar, Pokkiri and Vel.
In 2008, she acted opposite Kamal Hassan in Dasavatharam, which again went on to become a blockbuster. Asin, then ventured into Bollywood with the Hindi remake of Ghajini opposite Aamir Khan. The film was a huge success and established her as a star in Bollywood. She then appeared in London Dreams opposite Salman Khan and Ajay Devgan. In 2011, she was again seen opposite Salman Khan in romantic-comedy Ready. She has also worked in Bol Bachchan, Housefull 2 and Khiladi 786.