Lakshmi Rai is a Bangalore girl who acts many movies in both tamil and malayalam. She made her debut in tamil in 2005 through Karka Kasadara. She is very popular among fans for her sexy and glamourous structure. She did glamourous roles in Mankatha and Kanchana. Her other tamil movies include Kundakka mandakka, Penn Singam, Nenjai Thodu, Dharmapuri, Vellithirai, Ragasiya Snehithane, Dhaam Dhoom, Muththirai, Vaamanan, Naan Avanillai 2 and Thandavam.
Lakshmi Rai has acted in many malayalam movies that include Rock N' Roll, Annan Thambi, Parunthu, 2 Harihar Nagar, Evidam Swargamanu, Chattambinadu, In Ghost House Inn, Christian Brothers, Oru Marubhoomikkadha, Casanovva and Mayamohini. Lakshmi Rai's negative role in Mankatha recieved positive responses from audience and critics.