Asin is a B.A. English Literature from St. Teresa's College, Kochi.
Before becoming an actress, she was a part-time model and a businesswoman.
Asin is also brand ambassador for various products including Parachute, Fairever, Close-Up, Mirinda, Tanishq and Tata Sky.
She is a voracious reader.
Asin is a trained Bharatanatyam and Kathakali dancer.
Her father wanted to name her Mary after her grandmother.