Asin Thottumkal popularly known as Asin was born in Kochi on the 26th of October in 1985. She was born as the only child to Seline Thottumkal and Joseph Thottumkal. Joseph Thottumkal used to work as a officer in the CBI. Post retirement he has been managing multiple business ventures. Much like her blockbuster movie Ghajini with Aamir Khan, she married a telecom tycoon Rahul Sharma who is the co founder of Micromax mobiles.
She hold the unique record of being the only Malayalee actress other than Padmini who has dubbed her voice in all languages! She can speak up to 8 languages! She made her acting debut in a Kunchako Boban starring Malayalam movie by the name Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka which was directed by Sathyan Anthikkad. Her first commercially successful film was in Telugu by the name Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi.
She won Filmfare Best Telugu Actress Award for her brilliant acting in the movie. She is a proud member of the Bollywood 100 Crore Club. She was awarded the Pride of South Indian Cinema in 2013 by South Indian International Movie Association for her contributions to the South Indian Movie Industry. While she worked with Salman Khan for the movie Ready she lend her helping hand to the people of Sri Lanka who were affected by the Civil war.
Asin Thottumkal Net Worth
Asin has an estimated net worth of $6.5 million US dollars as of 2017. Along with this the fact that she is married to Rahul Sharma who has a net worth of over a $100 Million should also be kept in mind! Her charge to act per movie is approximately 2 Crore INR which is quite a remuneration for an actress hailing from Kerala. Her first Bollywood flick , Ghajini in which she co-starred with Aamir Khan had crossed the 200 Crore mark worldwide.
It was the first Indian movie to cross the 100 Crore mark, let alone 200 Crores! She may have stopped acting in movies but that does not meaning her earnings from other businesses have stopped. She is a very integral part of Micromax mobiles, a telecom giant in India which is owned by her spouse. The fact that Hugh JAckman is the brand ambassador of Micromax mobiles will self explain as to how big the company is. Asin also endorses multiple giants like Avon, Mirinda ( since 2004 ), Colgate, Fairever, Tanishq, Big Bazaar, Parachute, Spinz talc, Lux, Amrutanjan Healthcare and Clinic All Clear.
Over the years she has bought multiple cars including an Audi Q7. She also can be spotted at times on an orange Bentley Continental Supersport Coupe which her husband owns. She has also been spotted driving a Porsche Carrera which is also an exotic supercar.
When it comes to real estate, she owns a house in Mumbai where she currently resides. She also has an apartment in Marine Drive, Kochi. She also owns a farm house in the picturesque place called Wagamon in Kottayam , Kerala.
Her main source of income was obviously from movies. She has amassed quite a sum acting in some great movies which were great success in the box office and many have been critically acclaimed too. She also has made a huge sum of money from endorsements as she has been the brand ambassador for quite a long list of companies when she was in the prime of her career.
Asin has acted in various movies that were block busters in the box office. Her most notable films include Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi for which she received the Filmfare Award for the Best Actress in Telugu, M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi for which she got nominated as the Best Actress by Filmfare Award for Best Actress in Tamil.
Her acting in Ghajini, both the Tamil version ( co-star – Surya ) and Hindi version ( co-star – Aamir Khan) got wide recognition and was widely appreciated. She co-starred with Vijay in Kaavalan, released in Tamil which was also a huge success. She last acted in the movie All Is Well which made a good impact in the box office.
Asin may have put a pause in her acting career, trying to have more personal time with her family, however she still appears in some advertisements. She has acted in some unforgettable roles and hopefully she will make a come back to the acting industry to gift her fans with more great movies.