Who Is Asin's Husband, Rahul Sharma? Billionaire Who Founded Micromax And Has Rs. 1300 Cr Net Worth

Who is Asin Thottumkal's husband, Rahul Sharma? Here's everything you need to know about the tech billionaire, who founded Micromax and has an estimated net worth of Rs. 1300 crores.


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Who Is Asin's Husband, Rahul Sharma? Billionaire Who Founded Micromax And Has Rs. 1300 Cr Net Worth

Asin Thottumkal was one of the leading actresses in India back in the 2000s. It was back in 2001 when she made her acting debut in the Malayalam film industry with the film, Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka. In the following years, she stepped into the Telugu film industry with the movie, Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi in 2003. In 2004, she introduced herself to the Tamil film industry with the film, M. Kumaran Son of Mahalakshmi.

Asin Thottumkal's career took a completely different turn when she made her acting debut in Bollywood with the film, Ghajini, opposite Aamir Khan, which took her career to a completely new level. After her impressive acting performance in Ghajini, she worked in a series of films like Dasavathaaram, Shivamani, Kaavalan, Ready, Housefull 2, Bol Bachchan, Khiladi 786, All Is Well, and many more.

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Asin Thottumkal and Rahul Sharma

Courtesy of Asin Thottumkal's impressive acting, she won a series of awards during her acting career. From winning the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for Ghajini to GR8! Women Achiever Award in Cinema in 2013, she was also named as the 11th most desirable woman in India back in 2011. While everyone is aware of Asin's professional life, not many people are aware of her personal life. For the uninitiated, Asin is leading a steady married life with her husband, Rahul Sharma. They are parents to a six-year-old girl named Arin. Here's everything you need to know about the background of Asin's husband, who is a renowned tech billionaire.

Meet Asin Thottumkal's husband, Rahul Sharma, who is the founder of Micromax

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Asin Thottumkal's husband, Rahul Sharma, is a businessman by profession, but not everyone is aware that he is the man behind the iconic smartphone company Micromax. Yes! You read it right. Rahul founded Micromax back in 2000, and it was in 2008 that his company started selling smartphones, which changed everything for him and the company.

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In the year 2014, Rahul Sharma's Micromax exceeded the sales of Samsung, which was a giant milestone for the 'Made In India' company. In the same year, Micromax became the first Indian company to sell its smartphones in Russia, which was another 'big win' for Rahul Sharma's company. For the unversed, Rahul launched his company, Micromax Informatics, back in 2000 with his friends, Vikas Jain, Rajesh Aggarwal, and Sumeet Arora. In order to kick-start the company, he took a loan of Rs. 3 lakh from his father and repaid it in the best way possible.

When Rahul Sharma roped in Hollywood megastar, Hugh Jackman to be the brand ambassador of Micromax

Apart from being a reliable brand in the smartphone market back in the early 2010s, Micromax was enjoying its peak in 2015 despite having tough competition from Nokia, Samsung, LG, and others. It was in October 2013, when Rahul Sharma made his company, Micromax's mark on the global stage by appointing one of the greatest Hollywood actors ever, Hugh Jackman as its brand ambassador. It was a massive move by Rahul, who introduced the 'Micromax Canvas series' with the introduction of Hugh Jackman as its brand ambassador.

Educational background of Asin Thottumkal's husband, Rahul Sharma

According to multiple reports, Rahul Sharma was born on September 14, 1975, in Delhi. The tech billionaire pursued two undergraduate degrees. While he pursued Mechanical Engineering at Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, he went to the University of Saskatchewan in Canada to pursue a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Right from an early age, Rahul had a deep interest in embedded technology, which helped him build Micromax.

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Asin Thottumkal's husband, Rahul Sharma's Rs. 1300 crore net worth

Apart from making its mark in the smartphone category, Rahul Sharma's company, Micromax, also became a household name when it comes to home appliances, consumer electronics, computer hardware, and much more. Courtesy of his vision and success with Micromax, Rahul Sharma bagged a series of awards and titles. From being named as the Forbes Person of the Year in 2010 to winning GQ Man of the Year (Excellence in Business) in 2013 and featuring in the Fortune Magazine's Global Power List of 2014, Fortune's '40 under 40', Rahul is an inspiration for a series of young entrepreneurs across the nation.

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Rahul Sharma's estimated net worth is Rs. 1300 crores. The tech billionaire lives an exotic life. According to multiple reports, he owns a luxurious farmhouse in Delhi, the price of which is in crores. Apart from his fancy bungalow, Rahul also owns a series of stylish cars, such as the Bentley Supersport Limited Edition, BMW X6, Mercedes GL450, and Rolls-Royce Ghost Series 2.

Rahul Sharma is planning a major comeback with his company, Micromax

Everyone is aware of the fact that Micromax is no longer active in the market, and after its failed comeback attempt in 2020, things are not going in their favour. However, as per a report in the Economic Times, Rahul Sharma is planning a major comeback with his company, Micromax, in the Indian market. The tech billionaire is pumped to enter into the entry-level sub, Rs. 80000 price segment. As per multiple industry experts, there's a massive vacuum in this low segment, and Rahul is planning to capitalise on the same. However, only time will tell what Rahul has planned for Micromax.

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