in the Malayalam film Bodyguard initially. Since she was busy at that time with two Bollywood films – Gajini and London Dreams – she could not take up the offers. Finally, Siddique roped in Nayanthara and the film went on to become a hit.
When the director decided to remake the film in Tamil, he once again sought Asin’s call sheet and the lady agreed immediately. Asin is currently busy on the sets of Kaavalan, the remake of Bodyguard, which has Vijay playing the male lead.