New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Multilingual actress Asin Thottumkal has been voted Youth Icon of Kerala in a public in a poll conducted by the Asianet TV channel.
'The poll was conducted for over 15 days and involved a lot of personalities. Asin came out the winner since she is intelligent and representative of the thinking youth. She is talented, beautiful and has done Kerala proud,' said a source.
On March 26, the actress was given the honour in the presence of the Who's Who of the south Indian film industry and political leaders.
'A seven-year-old fan of Asin presented her the award since she idolises Asin. It was a touching gesture and overwhelmed Asin,' said the source.
The actress was also awarded a cash prize which she donated to a hospital's palliative care department that concentrates on reducing the severity of disease symptoms.