Asin (Asin Thottumkal) is a Indian actress and trained Bharathanatyam dancer. She began her acting career in the South Indian film industry, but now appears predominantly in Bollywood films.She born on 26 October 1985. She is the only Malayali actress, other than Padmini, who has the distinction of having dubbed in her own voice for all her films, irrespective of language.
In 2012, Asin first starred in Sajid Khan's multistarrer Housefull 2 which collected more than 1 billion and received blockbuster status. She then featured in Bol Bachchan and Khiladi 786, which were also commercially successful with both grossing over 1 billion.
Making her acting debut in Sathyan Anthikkad's Malayalam film Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka (2001), Asin had her first commercial success with the Telugu film Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi in 2003, and won a Filmfare Best Telugu Actress Award for the film. M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi (2004) was her debut in Tamil and a huge success. She received her Filmfare Best Tamil Actress Award for her most noted critically acclaimed performance in her third Tamil film, Ghajini (2005).
She has appeared in the 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 annual calendars by Dabboo Ratnani, a leading Indian fashion photographer. Asin was a judge on Femina Miss India 2009 and Femina Miss India 2013
Asin has been the brand ambassador for several companies and products, and has appeared in commercials for Avon, Mirinda, Colgate, Fairever, Fair & Lovely, Lux, Tanishq, Tata Sky, Parachute, Spinz talc, Sure anti-perspirant, AVT Tea, Big Bazaar, BPL Mobile and Clinic All Clear,. Asin's endorsement of Mirinda made her the only Indian actress to have completed ten years with a particular soft drink endorsement.
Though Asin did not do any movie in 2013, she is busy in shooting for her next drama film All Is Well which is directed by Umesh Shukla and produced by Bhushan Kumar. In one interview director Umesh Shukla stated that Asin will be seen new looks and characters and I hope audience
On 6 July 2012, Rohit Shetty's Bol Bachchan alongside Ajay Devgn and Abhishek Bachchan released with Mixed reviews with the Critics praising the performances of Asin, Ajay Devgn and Abhishek Bachchan. Taran Adarsh from Bollywood Hungama who praised Asin's performance stated, "Asin does well, though her screen time is limited. Nonetheless, her amiable looks and stimulating smile add to her charisma!!." While the reviewer from Behindwoods quoted, "There is a small surprise with regards to Asin's role. She is the romantic interest of Ajay and looks serene and absolutely cute." The movie is now declared a superhit. Khiladi 786, in which she reunited with her Housefull 2 costar, Akshay Kumar, released on 7 December 2012 to mixed reviews and was hit movie venture.