An adorable actress with lovely looks being swept off her feet into a grand wedding by an efficacious entrepreneur with dashing features is the romantic stuff modern fairy tales are made of. No wonder then that Indian newspapers were full of news stories last week about the wedding between the Punjabi Hindu Rahul Sharma and Malayalee Catholic Asin Thotumkal. Groom Rahul is co-founder of the successful enterprise Micromax while bride Asin is an actress who has starred in several Indian languages like Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Akshay had co-starred in a few films with Asin Thotumkal on the one hand while being closely associated with Rahul Sharma as a friend on the other. Akshay had introduced Asin to Rahul initially. He had also helped promote the alliance in its early stage. After ardently wooing and courting the alluring Asin, the debonair Rahul proposed in Western fashion last year by going down on his knees. The diamond solitaire was imported from Belgium. Asin has been flashing that sparkling solitaire for quite a while after the engagement.
Actress Jodhaa Akbar. Born into a traditional south Indian family, Aishwarya started modeling at a young age. This green-blue-eyed beauty appeared in advertisements for many prestigious firms; the ones that brought her into the limelight were the garden sari and the Pepsi ad. Crowned Miss India runner-up, she was a Actress Drishyam. Shriya Saran also known by the mononym Shriya, is an Indian film actress, model and presenter. She has worked in multiple of the regional industries of Indian cinema, including Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu language films, as well as a few films in English, Malayalam and Kannada. Saran made her film
She has the looks, the on-screen effervescence and the acting chops! For all of us who have missed seeing her in action the last few years, here's a nostalgic trip down memory lane through a collection of her rare photos from the 'Express' archive. Asin's father, however, named her Asin as he loved the meaning. Asin means 'pure and without blemish'. She has stated that the 'A' in her name is from Sanskrit meaning 'without', and 'sin' is from English. She is an English Literature graduate of St. Teresa's College in Kochi. The same year, she won another award for acting in 'Shivamani' opposite Nagarjuna.
Asin Thottumkal born 26 October ,    known mononymously as Asin , is a former Indian actress who mostly appeared in Tamil films. She also appeared in lead roles in Hindi , Telugu and Malayalam films. She is a trained Bharathanatyam dancer. She began her acting career in the South Indian film industry , but later shifted her focus to Bollywood. She received her Filmfare Best Tamil Actress Award for her most noted critically acclaimed performance in her third Tamil film, Ghajini She then played the lead female roles in many successful films, the most notable being the action Sivakasi , the dramatic thriller Varalaru , the action thriller Pokkiri , the romantic drama Vel and Dasavathaaram , 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. Her mother Seline Thottumkal, who moved from Kochi to Chennai and then to Mumbai to live with her daughter, is a surgeon. According to custom, Asin was to be named Mary, after her paternal grandmother. Asin's father however, named her Asin as the name had a beautiful meaning.