Kollywood actress, Asin Thottumkaal, made her first of many Tamil movies in 2004 with a supporting role in “M. Kumaran Son of Mahalakshmi” earning her title as a Tamil actress even though she has made films in various languages. Trisha has made 19 movies to date, with three more in production this year alone, the latest release was in 2009. Asin has been seen in these Tamil films: M. Kumaran son of Mahalakshmi (Tamil debut), Ullam Ketkumae, Ghajini, Majaa, Shivakasi, Varalaru, Anavaram, Aalwar, Pokkiri, Vel, Dasavathaaram, and most recently, Ghajini which is her also her biggest commercial success to date.
The twenty twenty six year old actress has much to her credit at such a young age including several best actress awards from various associations such as Filfare and Stardust awards for Best Debut and Most Promising Newcomer. Thottumkal also dabbled in the modeling business, one client being Colgate, before beginning her acting career. In 2001, the aspiring actress/model moved from Kochi to Chennai to pursue her acting career making her screen debut in, with Sathyan Anthikkad’s Narendra Makan Jayakanthan Vaka. Her determination, beauty, and talent has made her famous among Bollywood directors.
Tamil actress, Asin (Asin meaning pure) Thottumkaal can be seen in various Tamil movies but was born into a Catholic family in Kochi, Kerala, October 26, 1984. Her father was a successful entrepreneur and her mother is a surgeon; Asin’s father later stopped managing his numerous businesses to manage his daughter’s acting career. Asin has many film awards under her belt and at a very young age is already an established actress. The actress says her favorite thing is simplicity and she despises dishonesty. This brown eyed beauty speaks five languages and has a BA in English literature from St. Teresa’s College in Cochin. Asin is truly a success story for her generation.