Asin Thottumkal was born in Cochin, Kerala, India on Saturday, October 26, 1985 (age 38 as of 2023). Scorpio is her astrological sign. She attended Naval Public School in Cochin until matriculation. During her scholastic days, Asin was an avid participant in literary competitions. She attended St. Theresa’s Higher Secondary School and chose Humanities as her major. Asin holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from St. Teresa’s College in Kochi.
Asin Thottumkal is a former Indian actress who appeared in films in Tamil, Telugu, and Bollywood. She is well remembered for his twin roles as Kodhai and Andal in Kamal Haasan’s first film Dasavathaaram. Ghajini is a Tamil thriller in which she plays the part of a struggling model named Kalpana. She appeared in the Hindi adaptation of Ghajini, which starred Aamir Khan.
Asin Thottumkal Bio/Wiki
|Birth Name||Asin Thottumkal|
|Nick Name||Queen of Kollywood|
|Age||38 years(as in 2023)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Scorpio|
|Birth Place||Kochi, Kerla, India|
|Date of Birth||26 October 1985|
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Home Town||Kochi, Kerla, India|
|Mother's Name||Seline Thottumkal|
|Father's Name||Joseph Thottumkal|
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Marriage Date||January 19, 2016|
|School||• Naval Public School in Cochin|
• St. Theresa's Higher Secondary School
|College/University||St. Teresa's College in Kochi|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||• in centimeters- 163 cm|
• in meters- 1.63 m
• in feet inches- 5’ 4”
|Weight (Approx.)||• in kilograms- 55 kg|
• in pounds- 121 lbs
|Food||Appam, Prawns, and Rice|
|Actor||Akshay Kumar and Mohanlal|
|Singers||Arlissa, Keke Wyatt, Sofi Green, and Maxwell|
|Perfume||Very Irresistible by Givenchy|
Asin is from a Malayalee Catholic household. Asin’s father is Joseph Thottumkal, a former CBI officer turned businessman who specializes in furniture and antiques. Her mother is a surgeon named Dr. Seline Thottumkal.
Asin Thottumkal Husband
She married Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma on January 19, 2016, in a Christian ceremony followed by a Hindu ceremony. Arin Sharma, the couple’s daughter, was born on October 24, 2017.
According to reports, Asin and Salman Khan became close while filming their film London Dreams. Asin, on the other hand, denied any intimate involvement with her co-star Salman. There was talk of Asin and MS Dhoni working together. Both appeared in a Big Bazaar commercial. Rumors of their romance first appeared in 2010 when Dhoni was seen leaving Asin’s residence in Lokhandwala.
Asin made her acting debut in the Malayalam comic drama Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka in 2001, at the age of 15. Asin made her Telugu debut in 2003 with the film Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi, in which she portrayed Chennai. She made her debut in Tamil cinema in 2004 with the film M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi, in which she portrayed Malabar. Asin made her Telugu debut in the 2003 film Shivamani, playing Vasanta with Nagarjuna. Asin rose to prominence in 2005 with the Tamil film Ghajini, in which she co-starred with Surya as Kalpana.
She acted in two Tamil films that year, Sivakasi and Majaa. Asin starred in two Tamil films in 2007: Priya in Aalwar and Shruthi in Pokkiri. Pokkiri was a big smash, and her work as a TV anchor was well-received. Asin starred in the Tamil film Dasavatharam in 2008, playing the twin parts of Kodhai and Andal with Kamal Haasan. Asin made her Bollywood debut in 2008 with the adaptation of her hit Tamil film Ghajini, also titled Ghajini. Ghajini was the first Bollywood film to gross more than Rs. 1 billion at the domestic box office in 2008.
In 2011, Asin co-starred with Salman Khan in the film Ready as Sanjana Singh Kapoor. Asin appeared in Housefull 2, Bol Bachchan, and Khiladi 786 in 2012. After appearing in the 2015 film All Is Well, starring Abhishek Bachchan, Asin announced her retirement from acting.
Asin Thottumkal Movies & Awards
|2001||Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka||Malayalam||Swathi|
|2003||Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi||Telugu||Mugaambigaambaal (Chennai)|
|2004||M. Kumaran Son of Mahalakshmi||Tamil||Mythili (Malabar)|
|2008||Dasavathaaram||Tamil||Kodhai / Andal|
|2009||London Dreams||Hindi||Priya Kaul|
|2011||Ready||Hindi||Sanjana Singh / Pooja Malhotra|
|2012||Housefull 2||Hindi||Heena Kapoor|
|2012||Bol Bachchan||Hindi||Sania Ali / Apeksha Malhotra|
|2012||Khiladi 786||Hindi||Indu Tendulkar|
|2015||All Is Well||Hindi||Nimmi Singh|
|2003||Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi||Best Actress – Telugu||Won|
|2003||Sivamani||Best Actress – Telugu||Nominated|
|2004||M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi||Best Actress – Tamil||Nominated|
|2005||Majaa||Best Actress – Tamil||Nominated|
|2005||Ghajini||Best Actress – Tamil||Won|
|2007||Pokkiri||Best Actress – Tamil||Nominated|
|2008||Dasavathaaram||Best Actress – Tamil||Nominated|
|2009||Ghajini||Superstar of Tomorrow – Female||Won|
|2009||Ghajini||Best Female Debut||Won|
|2009||Ghajini||Star Debut of the Year – Female||Won|
|2009||-||GR8! Women Achiever Award in Cinema||Won|
|2009||Ghajini||Most Promising Newcomer – Female||Won|
|2010||London Dreams||Superstar of Tomorrow – Female||Nominated|
|2011||#11||Most Desirable Women||Won|
|2012||Ready||Best Actress (Popular Choice)||Nominated|
|2012||Ready||Best Comedy – Romance Actress||Nominated|
|2012||#17||Most Desirable Women||Won|
|2013||-||GR8! Women Achiever Award in Cinema||Won|
|2013||Housefull 2||Best Actress (Popular Choice)||Nominated|
|2013||-||Pride of South Indian Cinema||Won|
|2013||Housefull 2 & Bol Bachchan||Best Comedy – Romance Actress||Nominated|
|2013||#16||Most Desirable Women||Won|
|2014||-||Youth Icon of South Indian Cinema||Won|
|2015||-||Most Popular Actress Middle East||Won|
Asin has appeared in commercials for Mirinda, Fairever, Colgate, Clinic All Clear, Lux, Tanishq, Tata Sky, Big Bazaar, and Parachute coconut oil, among others.
Asin Thottumkal Net Worth
As of 2023, she was one of Bollywood’s most popular actresses, has a net worth of $3.6 million. In Indian rupees, this equates to Rs 30 crores. As of 2023, her monthly payment is around Rs 17 lakhs, with an annual income of approximately Rs 2 crore.
Aside from her worth, she earns Rs 2.2 crore per year through advertisements, wages, movies, and songs. Her own investments, real estate, and stocks are also included. Separately, she charges the brands Rs 40 lakh rupees for endorsements.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2023 (Approx)||Rs 30 crores|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx)||Rs 27 crores|
|Salary Per Year||Rs 2-3 crores|
• Clinic All Clear
• Tata Sky
• Big Bazaar
• Parachute Coconut Oil
|Car Collection||• Toyota Camry Premium Saloon|
• Audi Q7
|House Collection||• Farmhouse in Kerala|
• Flat in Delhi
• Apartment in Toronto, Canada
- Asin speaks Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, French, English, Italian, German, and Spanish fluently.
- Asin has studied Bharatanatyam dance.
- Asin’s father called her Mary after her grandmother, but she was subsequently renamed Asin, which means pure.
- Asin was ranked seventeenth in the Times 50 Most Desirable Women poll in 2011, and 16 in 2012.
- According to a Shaadi.com poll held in 2009, 54% of males picked Asin as the ‘Most Eligible Single.’
- After her enormous success and contribution to Tamil cinema, Asin has been dubbed the “Queen of Kollywood” by the media.
- Asin’s first project was to create commercial advertising for BPL Mobile. Asin has a Kerala farmhouse as well as an apartment in Toronto, Canada.
- Asin has four films in the 100-crore club: Ghajini (2008), Ready (2011), Housefull 2 (2012), and Bol Bachchan (2013). (2012).
- Asin’s engagement ring cost about Rs 6 crores and was etched with her and her husband’s initials.
- Asin has been on the covers of several famous magazines, including Vogue, Femina, Cosmopolitan, Filmfare, Verve, and others.
After her success, the actress aggressively forayed into the South Indian Film business, receiving praise from fans and critics alike. However, following her wedding, the actress revealed that she has left the showbiz world to focus more on her personal life.
She is 38 years old.
She married Rahul Sharma on January 19, 2016.