Asin Thottumkal, was born on 26th October, 1985. This fiesty actress has an unusual name, 'A - Sin', which means without blemish. She hails from Kerala and is one of the most popular actresses in the film industries of Southern India. She has already received three Southern Filmfare Awards.
Asin attended the Naval Public School in Kochi and went on to complete her graduation in English Literature from St. Teresa's College, Kochi . She comes from a highly educated background, with her father beng a businessman and her mother a surgeon.
After her graduation, Asin dabbled in modelling as well as business, before she decided to pursue a career as an actress. She shifted from Kochi to Chennai, where she stays presently. She has also bought an apartment in Lokhandwala, in Mumbai to establish a base there, for her advent into Bollywood.
She made her debut in 2001, with Sathyan Anthikkad's Narendra Makan Jayakanthan Vaka. She then was a part of many successful films in Southern India. She also received critical acclaim along with awards for these performances.
Her second Tamil film, Ghajini (2005) is her biggest commercial success to date. She is in fact making her debut in Hindi films with the remake of the same, starring opposite Aamir Khan.
Asin, backed with great commercial success in the South, has reportedly charged a huge sum of Rs. 1.5 Crore for her second Bollywood movie, called London Dreams.