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Asin Height, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography

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Hometown: Cochin, Kerala
Husband: Rahul Sharma
Age: 38 Years

Asin

Bio/Wiki
Full NameAsin Thottumkal
Known AsQueen of Kollywood
Profession(s)Actor, Model, Dancer
Physical Stats
Height (approx.)5' 4" (163 cm)
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm (Malayalam): Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka (2001) as Swathi
Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka
Film (Telugu): Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi (2003) as Mugaambigaambaal (Chennai)
Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi
Film (Tamil): M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi (2004) as Mythili (Malabar)
M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi
Film (Hindi): Ghajini (2008) as Kalpana
Ghajini
Awards2003: Filmfare Awards South for Best Actress- Telugu for Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi
2003: Santosham Film Award for Best Actress for Shivamani
2005: Filmfare Awards South for Best Actress– Tamil for Ghajini
Asin with her Filmfare Award
2008: International Tamil Film Award for Best Actress for Dasavathaaram
2008: Anandalok Puraskar Award for Best Actress (Hindi) for Ghajini
2009: Kalaimamani Award
2009: Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow– Female for Ghajini
Asin with her Stardust Award
2009: International Indian Film Academy Award for Star Debut of the Year– Female for Ghajini
Asin with her IIFA award
2009: Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for Ghajini
2009: Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer– Female for Ghajini
2009: Indian Television Academy Award for GR8! Women Achiever Award in Cinema
2011: Times of India Most Desirable Women for #11 Most Desirable Women
2012: South Indian International Movie Award for Best Actress for Kaavalan
2012: Times of India Most Desirable Women for #17 Most Desirable Women
2012: Annual Award by Kerala Government
2013: Times of India Most Desirable Women for #16 Most Desirable Women
2013: Indian Television Academy Award for GR8! Women Achiever Award in Cinema
2013: Pride of South Indian Cinema
2014: Youth Icon of South Indian Cinema
2015: Most Popular Actress Middle East
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 October 1985 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023) 38 Years
BirthplaceCochin, Kerala
Zodiac signScorpio
SignatureAsin's autograph
NationalityIndian
HometownCochin, Kerala
School• Navy Children School, Kochi (LKG-class 10)
• St. Teresa's School, Kochi (class 11-class 12)
College/UniversitySt. Teresa's College, Kochi
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts (English Literature)
Religion Christianity
RiteSyro-Malabar
EthnicityMalayali
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
HobbiesReading Books, Travelling
Asin during her vacation
Social MediaInstagram
Facebook
Twitter
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsRahul Sharma (businessman, Co-founder Micromax)
Marriage Date23 January 2016
Asin's wedding photo

Asin's wedding picture
Marriage PlaceDusit Devarana, News Delhi
Family
Husband/SpouseRahul Sharma
Asin with her husband
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Arin Sharma (born on 24 October 2017)
Asin's daughter
ParentsFather- Joseph Thottumkal (ex-CBI officer, businessman)
Asin with her father
Mother- Seline Thottumkal (surgeon)
Asin's childhood picture with her mother
Favourites
ActorMohanlal
Film(s)The Sound of Music (1965), Kizhakkunarum Pakshi (1991)
Singer(s)Arlissa, Keke Wyatt, Sofi Green, Maxwell, Sade, Eminem, Bon Jovi
PerfumeVery Irresistible by Givenchy
PoetWilliam Shakespeare

Colour(s)Black, Red
FoodKerala Style Prawn Rice, Appam
Fruit(s)Mango, Apple, Banana
Vegetable(s)Jackfruit, Carrot
CafeCafe Bubble in Hotel Taj, Kochi
Dessert(s)Jalebi, Laddoo, Mysore Pak, Payasam
Cuisine(s)Indian, Chinese, Italian, Thai, Mexican
SpiceChilli
BeverageCoconut Water
Travelling DestinationVagamon in Kerala
Style Quotient
Car Collection• Audi Q7
Asin with her Audi Q7
• Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Money Factor
Assets/Properties• A farmhouse in Mehrauli, Delhi
• A farmhouse in Vagamon, Kerala
• An apartment in Marine Drive, Kochi

Asin

Some Lesser Known Facts About Asin

  • At the time of her birth, her parents wanted to name her after her grandmother’s name ‘Mary.’ However, later, her father dropped the idea.
  • She once shared the meaning of her name i.e. ‘A’ means ‘opposite of’ in Sanskrit and ‘sin’ is taken from English.
  • At the age of 3, she started her training in Bharatanatyam. She is also trained in Kathakali and folk dance.

    Asin performing in her school's function

    Asin performing in her school’s function

  • While in school, she participated in various extra-curricular activities.

    Asin in her school's function

    Asin in her school’s function

  • She was good at studies at her school. While she was in class 12, she topped in her state in French subject.

    Asin's childhood picture

    Asin’s childhood picture

  • At the age of 14, she started her career as a model.
  • Her first TV commercial was for BPL Mobile.
  • After her class 12, she wanted to prepare for the Civil Service examination. However, by that time, she got an offer of a Malayalam film.

    Asin during her younger days

    Asin during her younger days

  • She has been featured on the cover of various magazines like Avon, Vogue, Filmfare, and Galatta Cinema.

    Asin featured on Avon magazine

    Asin featured on Avon magazine

  • She has also walked the ramp in various fashion shows.

    Asin in a fashion show

    Asin in a fashion show

  • She has acted in various Telugu films like ‘Sivamani’ (2003), ‘Lakshmi Narasimha’ (2004), ‘Gharshana’ (2004), ‘Chakram’ (2005), and ‘Annavaram’ (2006).

    Annavaram

    Annavaram

  • She has also appeared in a few Tamil films such as ‘Ullam Ketkumae’ (2005), ‘Ghajini’ (2005), ‘Pokkiri’ (2007), and ‘Kaavalan’ (2011).

    Pokkiri

    Pokkiri

  • Some of her Hindi films are ‘Ready’ (2011), ‘Housefull 2’ (2012), ‘Bol Bachchan’ (2012), and ‘Khiladi 786’ (2012).

    Ready

    Ready

  • In 2015, after appearing in the Hindi film ‘All Is Well,’ she quit films.

    All Is Well

    All Is Well

  • Her husband is 10 years older than her.
  • She hates to be called by her nicknames.
  • Asin suffers from OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder).
  • She once shared that she did not eat her food until her shot while shooting for films was completed.
  • Her husband is 10 years older than her.
  • Asin can speak various languages like Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Sanskrit, English, Hindi, French, Marathi, German, and Spanish.
  • Reportedly, while she was working in the Hindi film ‘Ghajini,’ she did not get along with her co-actress Jiah Khan.
  • While shooting for the Hindi film ‘London Dreams,’ she insisted the makers of the film get her shoes worth Rs 2 lakhs as the shoes they had provided were not comfortable.
  • She once said that she would work only with renowned film directors.
  • While she was working in Bollywood, she changed her entire staff including her father who was her manager.
  • According to some sources, the Indian actor Aamir Khan had suggested her name for a Disney film. However, Asin denied taking help of him.
  • She has supported various social welfare campaigns. She supported the Sri Lankan Tamil people who were affected by the Sri Lankan Civil War.
  • She has endorsed many popular brands.
  • There were rumours that Asin and Salman Khan were once so friendly that they used to share expensive gifts frequently, and Salman also helped her to get a flat in Mumbai.
  • She was allegedly wrongfully touched by a fan at a conference. A photo of the same went viral on the internet. Later, she said that the image was morphed.
  • She once shared that she did not consume alcohol.