Asin Thottumkal who is now known as Asin is a native of Kerala. She was born on 26th October, 1981 in Hyderabad and is the only daughter of her parents Mr. Joseph and Mrs. Celine Joseph. Though her mother tongue is Malayalam, she speaks French, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and English. She is a literature student of St. Teresa's College, Cochin . She was into business and modeling before entering the film industry. Her entry to films was through the Malayalam industry.
During her leisure, Asin spends time reading books. She also loves watching movies and cartoons, especially Tom and Jerry. Her favorite colors are Red and Black. Though we see her in screen in traditional costumes wearing lot of jewels, we will rarely see her off-screen like that. Jeans and Shirts is her favorite attire. She loves Kerela rice and fried fresh water fish. Asin's principle of success is hard work. She works almost round the clock with utmost sincerity which is fetching her glory.