Asin Thottumkal, popularly known as Asin is an Indian film actress, model and a stage performer. Making her acting debut in Sathyan Anthikkad's Malayalam film 'Narendra Makan Jayakanthan Vaka' (2001), Asin had her first commercial success with 'Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi' in 2003, and won a Filmfare Best Telugu Actress Award for the film.
After a number of films, she received her second South Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her performance in her second Tamil film, 'Ghajini' (2005). She played the lead female roles in blockbuster films Ghajini (2005) and the action comedy Varalaru (2006).
In 2008, Asin made her debut in Bollywood, with Ghajini, the remake of its Tamil namesake, subsequently winning the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. Asin appeared in her first dual role in K. S. Ravikumar's 'Dasavathaaram' opposite Kamal Haasan, who portrayed ten roles.
Dasavathaaram subsequently went on to become one of the biggest blockbusters in South Indian film history. Asin later appeared in Vipul Shah's 'London Dreams' alongside Salman Khan and Ajay Devgan, in which she played a member of a five-troupe band. She was also seen in the superhit film 'Ready' with Salman Khan. Asin's latest releases were 'Housefull 2', 'Bol Bachchan' and 'Khiladi 786'