Asin, the hottie from down South, turns 27 today. Asin Thottumkal was born on October 26, 1985. She grew up in Kochi, Kerala with parents Joseph, who gave up his businesses to manage his daughter’s career, and Seline, a surgeon.Asin was all of 15 when she landed her first role in Malayalam movie Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka. he took a year off work to complete her education and then returned with a bang in the Telugu Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi.
But the highlight of Asin’s career so far has no doubt been the blockbuster Ghajini, co-starring Surya and Nayantara and directed by A. R. Murugadoss. She received the Tamil Filmfare Award for Best Actress. In fact Ghajini’s Tamil original helped Asin make inroads into Bollywood as well. The Hindi remake of the film starring Asin and Aamir Khan went on to become one of the biggest grossers ever in Bollywood. It also got the Asin the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award.
Asin was not so lucky second time round in Bollywood with London Dreams opposite Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn – London Dreams was a box office bomb. After winning hearts in Kollywood she is now riding high on her choice of ‘masala movies’ in Bollywood too. Asin is delivering back-to-back blockbuster track record with Ghajini in 2008, Ready with Salman Khan in 2011 and Houseful 2 with Akshay Kumar and Bol Bachchan with Ajay Devgn and Abhishek Bachchan this year. Asin is surely the 100 Crore queen.
Asin is currently shooting for Khiladi786 opposite Akshay kumar, in which she is playing the character of a typical Marathi mulgi.Khiladi 786 is set to release on December 7, 2012. Unmatched talent, magnetic looks and a complete professional – Asin Thottumkal may not have done a Tamil film for the last one year, but she is definitely a superstar in Kollywood. In Bollywood, she may be only 5 films old, but she has already registered a welcome presence there.The actress is now pinning her hopes on the big banner movies and well written role she’s looking forward to sign soon. KT wishes the stunning actress a very joyous birthday.