She received her Filmfare Best Tamil Actress Award for her most noted critically acclaimed performance in her third Tamil film, Ghajini (2005).
She then played the lead female roles in many successful films, most notable being Action Sivakasi (2005),dramatic thriller Varalaru (2006), the action thriller Pokkiri(2007), romantic drama Vel (2008) Dasavathaaram (2008) opposite Kamal Haasan, Kaavalan and hence established herself as the leading actress of Tamil cinema and was also honoured by the Tamil Nadu government with the Kalaimamani award for her excellence in the field of art and literature. Asin won the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award and many accolades for Ghajini.
Asin's father however named her Asin as the name had a beautiful meaning. Teresa's School in Kochi for her Plus Two education. Teresa's College in Kochi, a college affiliated with MG University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature.
Asin's first assignment was an advertisement for BPL Mobile.
Bollywood actress Asin Thottumkal got married to Micromax CEO Rahul Sharma in twin private wedding ceremonies on January 19, 2016. Rahul and Asin will be hosting a grand reception in Mumbai for their friends.