Asin Thottumkal

Asin Thottumkal known Mononymoussly as Asin, is a former 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 speaks eight languages, and Dubs her own films. Asin has been referred to as the "Queen of Kollywood" by online portals in 2007.She is a member of the Bollywood 100 Crore Club.She has received Three Filmfare Awards.

Her acting debut in 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 (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). After That Varalaru (2006), Pokkiri (2007), Vel (2008) and Dasavathaaram (2008). Asin was conferred with Pride of South Indian award at SIIMA for her contribution to Tamil cinema.
In late 2008, Asin made her debut in the Bollywwood film Ghajini (2008) opposite Aamir khan which was the first Bollywood film. Asin won the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award and many accolades for Ghajini. 2011 marked the most successful phase of Asin's Bollywood career, as she starred in . She then featured in Ready(2011), Housefull 2 (2012), Bol Bachchan (2012) and Khiladi 786 (2012).