Biography / trivia
# Lakshmi Rai was born on 5th May 1989 in Bangalore, Karnataka but she was raised in Belgaum. She is also fondly called as Lachu, Krishna and Laxy.
# Her father is a businessman and mother is a housewife. She is the youngest of three daughters, her elder sisters are Reshma and Ashwini.
# She is one among the tallest actresses in the film industry, she stands at 5’9″!!
# She started her career as a model and later got opportunities to work in films. Before films she worked for several TV ads including Josco Jewellers, Sylcon Footwears, Emmanuel Silks etc.
# She won ‘Miss Belgaum’ title two years in a row 2003 & 2004.
# Before entering the films she took professional training in Mumbai for six months to improve her acting skills.
# Her acting debut was with tamil movie “Karka Kasadara” in 2005 but the movie failed in box office. Her initial movies were series of flops but after 2008 her movies started to do well commercially. Her initial blockbuster hits include Annan Thambi, 2 Harihar Nagar, Evidam Swargamanu, Chattambinadu etc. Her Tamil movie “Mankatha” alongside Ajith Kumar and Trisha was a huge hit completing 100 days.
# She won “Stylish Star of South Indian Cinema – Female” at South Indian International Movie Awards in 2012.
“If my character demands it, say to kiss my co-star or anybody and it’s a deep love story, I will do it. The comfort level has to be created and the kissing scenes cannot be shot on the first day of the shoot.”
“I may act glamorously but not in a obscene way, I do want to search for good character and act in them.”
“In the beginning no doubt glamour helps one to get noted. After establishing myself, I would venture to do roles that will allow me to perform. In the actor-driven industry, I consider glamour an integral part of the industry.”
Filmography / all movies list
|1||2005||Karka Kasadara||Udayakumar||Lakshmi Rai,Diya|
|2||2005||Kanchanamala Cable TV||Pardha Sarathi||Srikanth,Sunil|
|4||2005||Valmiki||M.S Ramesh||Shivaraj Kumar,Hrishitaa Bhatt|
|5||2006||Neeku Naaku||Selvendran||Sharath Chandra,Rambha|
|8||2007||Rock N’ Roll||Ranjith||Mohanlal,Mukesh|
|9||2007||Snehana Preethina||Shahuraj Shinde||Darshan,Audithya|
|10||2008||Velli Thirai||Viji||Prakash Raj,Prithviraj|
|11||2008||Annan Thambi||Anwar Rasheed||Mammootty,Gopika|
|12||2008||Minchina Ota||Ramesh||Vijaya Raghavendra,Murali|
|14||2008||Ragasiya Snegithane||Sujo Vishanth||Vishwa,|
|15||2008||Dhaam Dhoom||Jeeva||Jayam Ravi,Kangna Ranaut|
|16||2009||2 Harihar Nagar||Lal||Mukesh,Jagadish|
|17||2009||Muthirai||Srinath||Daniel Balaji,Nithin Sathya|
|19||2009||Naan Avanillai 2||Selva||Jeevan,Sangeetha|
|20||2009||Evidam Swargamanu||Rosshan Andrrews||Mohanlal,Sreenivasan|
|22||2010||IrumbukkottaiMurattu Singam||chimbu deven||Lawrence Raghavendra,Padmapriya|
|23||2011||Christian Brothers||Joshiy||Mohanlal,Suresh Gopi|
|24||2011||Kanchana||Raghava Lawrence||Raghava Lawrence,Sarathkumar|
|25||2011||Mankatha||Venkat Prabhu||Ajith Kumar,Arjun|
|27||2012||Casanovva||Rosshan Andrrews||Mohanlal,Shriya Saran|
|28||2012||Mayamohini||Jose Thomas||Dileep,Biju Menon|
|30||2012||Vana Yuddham||A. M. R. Ramesh||Kishore,Arjun,Vijayalakshmi|
|31||2012||Adhinayakudu||Parachuri Murali||Nandamuri Balakrishna,Jayasudha|
|33||2012||Thaandavam||A. L. Vijay||Vikram,Jagapati Babu,Anushka Shetty|
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