Asin Biography



Asin, South Indian Actress, Tamil Film Star, Malayalee Film Star, Telugu Actress, Malayalee Actress, Telugu Movies, Tamil CinemaAsin is a successful heroine in Bollywood and south Indian films. She was born in Cochin, Kerala, and belongs to Malayalam-Thottumkal family. Her father, Joseph is a leading businessman and mother, Dr. Seline, practices medicine in Ernakulam.

Asin did her early education in Naval Public School in Cochin. She attended St. Theresa's Higher Secondary School from where she also got degree in B.A. English Literature.

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She initially joined business activities of her father along with her hobby of modelling. She became successful model and appeared in many advertisements such as Colgate and Fairever Cream.

Asin made her first appearance in the tinsel town through Malayalam film "Narendaran Makan" directed by Sathyan Anthikad, opposite Kunjachacko Boban. This film gave her success and she got numerous offers for Telugu film industry. After successful career in the Telugu films she smoothly changed over to Tamil films.

She did Tamil film "M Kumaran s/o Mahalakshmi" opposite Jeyam Ravi. As Asin had already acted in the original Telugu version of this film, so to perform in Tamil remake was not so difficult. The film was highly applauded and gained commercial success.

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Asin, South Indian Actress, Tamil Film Star, Malayalee Film Star, Telugu Actress, Malayalee Actress, Telugu Movies, Tamil Cinema Asin also worked with megastars of Tamil film industry such as Vijay, Ajith, Surya and Vikram. In 2008, she acted opposite Kamal Hassan in Dasavatharam, which was a huge success.   

Her blockbuster Tamil films are Ghajini, Majaa, Sivakasi, Varalaru, Annavaram, Aalwar, Pokkiri and Vel. Asin is well recognized in Hindi cinema after her superb acting in Ghajini.

She acted opposite to Aamir Khan in this film. This film was Hindi remake of the Tamil film in which she also acted.

Asin, South Indian Actress, Tamil Film Star, Malayalee Film Star, Telugu Actress, Malayalee Actress, Telugu Movies, Tamil Cinema Asin then gave excellent performance in London Dreams opposite Salman Khan and Ajay Devgan but this film did not do much at the box-office.
 In 2011, she again performed opposite Salman Khan in romantic-comedy ‘Ready’ which was a huge success at the box office. Her other Hindi movies are Bol Bachchan and Housefull 2.

Asin grabbed many prestigious awards that include Filmfare Best Telegu Actress Award, Filmfare Best Tamil Actress Award, ITFA Best Actress Award, Filmfare Best Actress Award, IIFA Star Debut Award.

Asin is proficient in speaking array of languages such as Malyalam, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Sanskrit, English, and French. She is an avid reader of literary books.





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NOTA votes exceeded victory margin in 12 Rajasthan seats

    Updated On : Dec 13,2018   4:28 pm
Jaipur, Dec 13 (IANS) In 12 Assembly seats in Rajasthan, NOTA (None of the Above) garnered more votes than the margin by which candidates won the election, affecting both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). View More..

10 Rajasthan seats see less than 1,000 victory margins

    Updated On : Dec 12,2018   7:32 pm
Jaipur, Dec 12 (IANS) The electoral battle in Rajasthan, where the Congress-led alliance got a slender majority, saw at least 10 close contests with winning margins of less than 1,000 votes, with the narrowest winning margin being of only 154 votes. View More..

Liam Payne prepares to lose house in California wildfire

    Updated On : Nov 12,2018   4:16 am
San Francisco, Nov 12 (IANS) ASinger Liam Payne is afraid of losing his $10 million home in the wildfires currently devastating California. View More..

'Sabrina' makers sued for $50mn

    Updated On : Nov 09,2018   9:06 am
New York, Nov 9 (IANS) The Satanic Temple is suing the makers of TV series "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" for $50 million over a statue. View More..

'Sarkar': Strictly for Vijay's fans (Movie Review)

    Updated On : Nov 08,2018   11:24 am
Film: "Sarkar"; Language: Tamil; Director: A.R. Murugadoss; Cast: Vijay, Keerthy Suresh and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar; Rating: *1/2 View More..

'Ocean's 8' colossal waste of talent and time (Movie Review)

    Updated On : Jun 23,2018   12:52 am
Film: "Ocean's 8"; Director: Gary Ross; Cast: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blachett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Sara Paulson, Awkwafina; Rating: *1/2 View More..

Rajasthani musicians epitomise India's syncretic culture, but are a struggling lot (IANS Special Series)

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   12:06 pm
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) They are Muslims, yet they sing Krishna "bhajans" (hymns) from Hindu lore. They have adopted a hybrid culture that is a mix of both religions and lifestyles. Many of their names too blend two religions, like Shankar Khan and Krishna Khan. View More..

Assam's Zubeen Garg to receive PETA award

    Updated On : May 31,2018   2:24 pm
Guwahati, May 31 (IANS) Assamese singer Zubeen Garg will be honoured by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for raising his voice against animal sacrifice. View More..

Why many actresses prefer to tie knot outside industry (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)

    Updated On : May 12,2018   12:06 pm
It's not only Sonam Kapoor who has chosen to marry outside the film industry. There are many in tinsel town who do so. But why do actors seek life partners outside the entertainment industry? View More..

Sridevi was one of a kind (Tribute)

    Updated On : Feb 25,2018   1:32 pm
We all say good things about the dead. But Sridevi was truly special. Her mere presence could light up the screen like no other actress. View More..

Shilpa Shetty wins PETA's 'Hero To Animals' Award

    Updated On : Dec 17,2017   11:44 am
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra has been honoured with a 'Hero to Animals' Award by animal rights organisation PETA for speaking out against the cruelty of circuses; signing a petition asking the government to uphold the ban on jallikattu, bull races, and bullfights; and adopting a stray kitten. View More..

Akshay does cradle pose with Asin's newborn

    Updated On : Oct 25,2017   2:06 pm
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who was instrumental in the union of actress Asin Thottumkal and Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma, is ecstatic that the couple has welcomed a daughter. View More..

Asin blessed with daughter

    Updated On : Oct 24,2017   10:36 pm
Kochi, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Asin Thottumkal and her businessman husband Rahul Sharma were on Tuesday blessed with a daughter. View More..

RIFF 2017 was an amazing sweep of traditional music (Lead, correcting para one)

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   9:48 pm
Jodhpur, Oct 14 (IANS) From Scotland to Spain, from Ghana to Germany, from France to here in India, the rustic charm of grassroots musicians is markedly different from the popular beats heard at famed music festivals across the globe. View More..

RIFF 2017 was an amazing sweep of traditional music

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   2:08 pm
Jodhpur, Oct 14 (IANS) From Scotland to Spain, from Ghana to Mexico, from France to here in India, the rustic charm of grassroots musicians is markedly different from the popular beats heard at famed music festivals across the globe. View More..

'Blade Runner 2049': Bleak, pointless, this film is exhausting (Review)

    Updated On : Oct 09,2017   2:56 pm
Film: "Blade Runner 2049; Director: Denis Villeneuve; Cast: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis Carli Juri, Lennie James, Dave Baustista, Jared Leto; Rating: *1/2 View More..

Lamar Odom was doing coke every day

    Updated On : Jul 28,2017   1:32 pm
Los Angeles, July 28 (IANS) Retired professional basketball player Lamar Odom opened up about his addiction problems, saying he was doing coke everyday. View More..

'Baywatch' has very little of Priyanka, but it's fun (Review)

    Updated On : Jun 02,2017   6:12 pm
Film: "Baywatch"; Directed by Seth Gordon; Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario, Rob Huebel, Oscar Nunez, David Hasselhoff, Pamela Anderson, Charlotte McKinney and Izabel Goulart; Rating: ***1/2 View More..

'Baywatch': Film has very little of Priyanka, but it's fun (Film Review)

    Updated On : Jun 01,2017   11:48 pm
Film: "Baywatch"; Director: Seth Gordon; Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra; Rating: *** 1/2 (3 and a half stars) View More..

Working on 'Housefull 4', says Sajid Khan

    Updated On : Apr 30,2017   12:48 pm
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Sajid Khan's comedy film "Housefull" completed seven years of its release on Sunday, and the filmmaker says he is working on the fourth instalment of the franchise. View More..