Actress Asin

Kochi, Kerala, India
Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka ( Malayalam )
Dostana 2
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Dostana 2
Dostana 2 ( Hindi )
Director: Tarun Mansukhani
Music Director: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
Release Year: 1970
All Is Well
All Is Well ( Hindi )
Artist: Abhishek Bachchan , Rishi Kapoor , Asin Thottumkal , Smriti Irani , Supriya Pathak
Director: Umesh Shukla
Music Director: Himesh Reshammiya
Release date: 21-08-2015
Gabbar is Back
Gabbar is Back ( Hindi )
Artist: Salman Khan , Kareena Kapoor Khan , Akshay Kumar , Shruti Haasan , Asin Thottumkal
Release date: 01-05-2015
Khiladi 786
Khiladi 786 ( Hindi )
Director: Ashish R. Mohan
Music Director: Himesh Reshammiya
Release date: 07-12-2012
Bol Bachchan
Bol Bachchan ( Hindi )
Director: Rohit Shetty
Music Director: Atul Gogavale , Himesh Reshammiya
Release date: 06-07-2012
Housefull 2
Housefull 2 ( Hindi )
Artist: Akshay Kumar , John Abraham , Ritesh Deshmukh , Asin Thottumkal , Rishi Kapoor
Director: Sajid Khan
Release date: 05-04-2012
Ready ( Hindi )
Artist: Salman Khan , Asin Thottumkal , Paresh Rawal , Sharat Saxena , Sudesh Lehri
Director: Anees Bazmee
Release date: 03-06-2011
Kaavalan ( Tamil )
Artist: Vijay , Asin , Raj Kiran , Roja , Vadivelu
Director: Siddhique
Music Director: Vidyasagar
Release Date: 15-01-2011
London Dreams
London Dreams ( Hindi )
Artist: Salman Khan , Ajay Devgn , Asin Thottumkal , Aditya Roy Kapoor , Om Puri
Release date: 30-10-2009
Ghajini ( Hindi )
Artist: Asin Thottumkal , Jiah Khan , Pradeep Singh Rawat , Aamir Khan , Pradeep Rawat
Director: A.R. Murugadoss
Music Director: A. R. Rahman
Release date: 25-12-2008
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Actress Asin Biography

Asin Thottumkal, known mononymously as Asin is an Indian film actress.Making her acting debut in Sathyan Anthikkads Malayalam film Narendra Makan Jayakanthan Vaka (2001), Asin had her first commercial success with Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi in 2003, and won a Filmfare Award for the Best Telugu Actress for the film.

After a number of films, she received her second South Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her performance in her second Tamil film, Ghajini (2005). She played the lead female roles in hits, the thriller Ghajini (2005) and the action comedy Varalaru (2006). More recently, Asin made her début in Bollywood, with Ghajini, the remake of its Tamil namesake, subsequently winning the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award.

Asin was born in Kochi, Kerala. Her father, Joseph Thottumkal originally from Thodupuzha, managed several businesses before he decided to manage his daughters acting career instead where he accompanies her to all her foreign shoots. Her mother, Seline Thottumkal, remains a surgeon who moved settlements from Cochin to Chennai to Mumbai to live with her daughter. Asin has quoted that her name "means pure and without blemish". She claims that "the A in her name is from Sanskrit meaning "without", and Sin from English".

Asin Thottumkal debuted in a supporting role in Sathyan Anthikkads Malayalam film Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka in 2001, at the age of 15. After taking a year out to pursue her education, Asin returned with her breakthrough film as an actress, Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi opposite Ravi Teja, portraying a Tamil girl in her first Telugu language film, which subsequently fetched her the Telugu Filmfare Award for Best Actress. In the same year she won the Santosham Best Actress Award for her performance alongside Akkineni Nagarjuna in her second Telugu film, Shivamani. Her following two Telugu films, Lakshmi Narasimha and Gharshana, both portrayed Asin as the love interest for police officers.

Asins first Tamil language film was M. Kumaran son of Mahalakshmi, in which she co-starred with Jayam Ravi. Asin reprised her role from her film Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi for the remake, which saw her portraying a Malayali girl instead of the Tamil girl in the original. The movie subsequently went on to become one of the biggest hits in Tamil cinema during 2004, introducing Asin to Tamil film industry. After a brief return to Telugu films, to do Chakram, she appeared in Ullam Ketkumae. The film, initially launched in 2002, is a college love story, directed by Jeeva, which was long-delayed but eventually became a successful venture at the box-office, creating wider opportunities for her and the rest of the lead cast.

After the release of Ullam Ketkumae, Asin was cited as a leading heroine after the Tamil industry films Ghajini, Majaa, Sivakasi and Varalaru respectively. The film which provided the breakthrough for Asin was Ghajini. The film, co-starring Surya and Nayantara and directed by A. R. Murugadoss, earned her the Tamil Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Her role was that of a vivacious young model named Kalpana. praised her portrayal as "magical", descriving her character as a "lovable chatterbox", played with "sheer ability in the romantic interludes, the poignant and heartfelt scenes when she rescues minor girls from villains and her gory end are touching". The following Diwali in 2005, Asin had two releases, Sivakasi and Majaa. Despite the latter becoming an average grosser, the former went on to be a successful venture at the box office, despite Asins poorly etched out role. Asin in a different getup,as a male goonda, in the movie Pokkiri.

The following year, her long-delayed venture, Varalaru opposite Ajith Kumars hero-centric plot retreated Asin to the sidelines, but The Hindi said she "looks lustrous and sails through her role smoothly". Asin appeared in Pawan Kalyans Annavaram, another successful venture in which she had a poorly-etched out role. In January 2007, Asin appeared opposite Ajith Kumar and Vijay in two different films, Aalwar and Pokkiri, with the latter becoming a success, whilst Aalwar became a failure. Whilst Asins role in Aalwar was criticized, her performance in Pokkiri was lauded by critics. Her final project of the year was opposite in Haris Vel, which had a Diwali 2007 release, subsequently becoming her third successful film which released during the Diwali season in three years. Asin, who portrayed a TV anchor, was appreciated for her role in the film.

Asin appeared in her first dual role in K. S. Ravikumars Dasavathaaram opposite Kamal Haasan, who portrayed ten roles. The film, which was under production since September 2006, became Asins largest film till date. Despite being overshadowed by Haasans ten roles, Asins portrayals in the film were praised as her "best-to-date" with one of her roles being that of a Vaishnavite in the 12th century whilst the other character was a Brahmin girl from Chidambaram. Dasavathaaram subsequently went on to become one of the biggest blockbusters in South Indian film history. Since establishing herself as the leading actress in South India, Asin opted to move into Bollywood, to get nationwide fame. Her first film, Ghajini opposite Aamir Khan was the remake of her breakthrough film of the same name. Upon release, the film garnered positive reactions from critics and masses alike, with Asin being singled out for her "fabulous" portray. Noted critic, Taran Adarsh describes her Hindi debut as "fabulous" and that "to share the screen space with an actor of the stature of Aamir Khan and yet remain in your memory even after the show has ended is no cakewalk. She looks fresh and photogenic and acts her part brilliantly", giving Asins performance a positive outlook. Asin later appeared in Vipul Shahs London Dreams alongside Salman Khan and Ajay Devgan, in which she played a member of a five-troupe band.

List of awards & nominations received by Asin

South Indian International Movie Awards
Best Actress Tamil
Award : South Indian International Movie Awards in 2012
Movie : Kaavalan
Year : 2012

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Asin Fans Reviews (24)

Hai madam nan vanthu ungaloda real fan

Dhanesh dx, on 06-03-2014

Bollywood actress my favourate. asin i am biggest fan your all film

akash narote, Maharashtra, India on 10-11-2017

nice heroin........great acting ...

atul hirve , Kolhapur .Mahabharata .India on 28-08-2014

Praise the lord

joyel, dindigul on 02-07-2012

hi asin ur very good actor in india

chinna, on 11-11-2013

Hai asin i am biggest fanatic u r so cute i like your acting i like vvvveeeerrrryyyy much and small request ne tamil movie nadinga pa

Gayathri, Kovilpatti on 13-10-2015

Hi asin really u r a decent actress n i like more.Do it well in ur future too.

Gracy, Tadepalligudem on 29-07-2013

Hi asin

roshan, eranakulm southkalmassery vidy on 17-11-2014

I like

Jagadeesh, andhra pradesh on 08-07-2014

asin is my favourite actress i am the great fan of asin i like the song of majaa because of vikramasin chemistry is very super i wish you many more happy returns of the day to cute and sexy beautiful actress asin akka gods grace you to live long live

jeganathan, madurai on 26-10-2013

hai sister,i like you so much. you are very beautiful girl and very decent girl.u r voice is very nice.u r dance is very very super.and i want to see you.i miss you.all the very best to u all sucessess and take care.

Dhiya.k, chennai on 11-02-2015

Hi,asin mam.l'm the biggesssssst fan of u.u r veryyyyy cuteeee

kavya, thirupur on 17-10-2016

I have seen many movies in both Hollywood and Bollywood. I like so many actress As I think there must be some cuteness and some childish and some good looking and also acting- must be powerful. I have seen all in one place and that is asin. So no doubt u must be favourite of many people like me.gud luck for your future

manoj, pali on 22-09-2015

I am your biggest fan and your all movie I am seeing and I am your very very biggest fan I want to see if we can be in only one time this is my dreams only no my life all so

Mariappan M, thambaram on 16-06-2014

HI asin ur my favourate actress .i like somuch.i wish all best in next film........................

pooja, vellore on 23-10-2013

Hi asin i love you. you are my favourate actress. i am your biggest fan and i love to see your film. i wish your film will best in future.......

payal, on 19-02-2014

Am your big fan. I like you

Rahul yadav, Motihari (Bihar) on 13-02-2017

How could you act the very big stars in tamil within few years?

Rameshkumar, Cbe on 23-10-2015

hi Asin h r u by sangeetha

sangeetha, karivetti ( village) on 28-03-2015

hi asin na unga big fan becaus neenga mattum than decent ah nadipinga I miss u

pokkirri saravana, trichy BHEL on 07-05-2016

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