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Kollywood Actress Asin Biography 2011

Posted by classiindia on October 13, 2010

Kollywood Actress Asin Biography 2011

Name: Asin Thottumkal

Screen Name: Asin

Nick Name: Malabar Ahzagi, Tamil Ammayee

Date of Birth: 26 Oct, 1985

Birth Place: Hyderabad

Height: 5’4”

Profession: Dancer, Stage compere, Actress, model, business woman

Nationality: Indian

Mother tongue: Malayalam

Languages: Can read, write and speak in Malayalam, Tamil and French. Can only speak Telugu.

Parents: Father: Joseph Thotumkal, former CBI officer

Mother: Dr.Shelin, Surgeon in Kerala Govt hospital

Education: Schools: Naval public school,Cochin and St.Teresa’s Hr.Sec.School

College: B.A.(literature) from St.Teresa ‘s college, Cochin

Modeled: in at least 60 advertisements

Entry into tamil films: Director Jeeva after seeing her in ‘Aircel’ advertisement invited her to act in his film
‘Ullam Ketkume’

Debut: *Tamil: M.Kumaran, S/O Mahalakshmi

Malayalam: ‘Narendran Magan Jayakanthan’ directed by Sathyan Anthikad

Telugu: ‘Amma, Naanna, O Tamil Ammayi’

Favourites: * Singers: Balamurali Krishna, P.Susheela, Janet Jackson

Spots: all places in Kerala

Sport: Cricket

Attire: Jeans and Shirts

Farmhouse: owns Vagmon a lovely hill station in Kerala

Dam: A dam near her home is named as Asin dam

ASIN’S: Her company deals with anything from hospital equipments, software, furniture etc.

Desire: Likes to try her luck in the Civil service exams. Wants to prove that film people can also excel in academics.

Hates: Dishonesty

Respects: Nadiya for her simplicity

Loves: to gaze at the water

Singing: Harris Jayaraj had given her an opportunity to sing but she was not able to do because of her busy schedule.

Shopping: finishes all her shopping abroad and avoids at home

Influential people: Her grandmother Mary, Mother Theresa and her mother.

Favourite food: Fresh water fish and Kerala rice

Hates: Smoking and smokers

Address: Marine drive, Kochi, Kerala

Awards: * Won the ‘best young entrepreneur’ award when she was only 14 years old.
* Best Actress, Filmfare award for the telugu film ‘Amma, Naanna, O Tamil Ammayi’
Facts: * She is a voracious reader.
* At age four she created a record by dancing non-stop for four hours.
* Asin means pure or blemishless
* One of the songs for the film M.Kumaran, S/O Mahalakshmi was filmed in the farmhouse owned by her family.

* Her father wanted to name her Mary after her grandmother.
* She was not able to act in the film ‘Shahjahan’ with Vijay due to date problems.
* Only child to her parents.
* Comes from a very wealthy family.
* Is a good bharata natyam and Kathakali dancer
* Director Fazil wanted to introduce her first in malayalam films.

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