Sunday, January 15, 2012

LAKSHMI RAI BIOGRAPHY


Lakshmi Rai Biography:
Lakshmi Rai was born on May 5, 1981, Belgam, Karnataka, India she is an Indian film actress and model from Belgaum, Karnataka, predominantly appearing in Malayalam and Tamil films. While most of her Tamil releases performed poorly at the box office with the exception of Mankatha which was whopping success,running for over a 100 days. She rose to fame with the popular Malayalam-language films Annan Thambi (2008), 2 Harihar Nagar (2009), Chattambinadu (2009), Evidam Swargamanu (2009) and Arabiyum, Ottakavum, P. Madhavan Nairum (2011), establishing herself in the Malayalam film industry.

Early life:Lakshmi Rai was born into a Tulu-speaking Bunt family in Belgaum, Karnataka. Lakshmi Rai initially worked as a model before entering the film industry. She appeared in several television ads such as Sylcon Footwears, Josco Jewellers and Emmanuel Silks. she completed her graduation after completed her graduation she did modeling.

Film Career:She made her acting debut in 2005 in the Tamil film Karka Kasadara. Subsequently she appeared in a number of Tamil films, including the comedy film Kundakka Mandakka (2005) opposite R. Parthiban, Perarasu's action-masala flick Dharmapuri (2006), and the romance film Nenjai Thodu (2007). In 2008, she began working in more serious films such as the drama film Velli Thirai, in which she played herself, and the action thriller Dhaam Dhoom directed by Jeeva. She received positive feedbacks forher portrayal of a lawyer in the latter. A review from Behindwoods wrote: "The latter (Lakshmi Rai) sizzles even as she is supposed to play the curt professional who is caught in the web of smuggling drugs".She won her first Filmfare Award nomination in the Best Supporting Actress category.

She made her debut in Malayalam in 2007, starring in Rock & Roll opposite Mohanlal. She was noticed by the film field although film was a commercial failure. She followed it up with several successful films such as Annan Thambi, 2 Harihar Nagar (2009), Evidam Swargamanu (2009) opposite Mohanlal, and Chattambinadu (2009) opposite Mammootty. She appeared in three Tamil films in 2009, Muthirai, Vaamanan and Naan Avanillai 2. In Vaamanan, she played a glamourous supermodel.In 2010, she was seen in three films. She made special appearances during song sequences in two of them, In Ghost House Inn and Pen Singam and portrayed a cowgirl in the Tamil western adventure film Irumbukkottai Murattu Singam.

Lakshmi Rai's first 2011 release was Christian Brothers opposite Mohanlal, which was a high commercial success. Her next two films were Tamil projects, the comedy horror Kanchana and the Venkat Prabhu-directed action thriller Mankatha, starring Ajith Kumar. She essayed a negative character in the latter, which was received positively by critics.Both films emerged high financial success.Following Kanchana's success, she was signed on to reprise the role in its Kannada remake too. Her latest release Arabiyum, Ottakavum, P. Madhavan Nairum opposite Mohanlal is declared superhit by trade.The year 2012 will see the release of much anticipated film Casanovva.


Gossips:She is a bubbly actress in south india. Some rumors and Gossips are flyed in tollywood that she is running a good chemistry with Tollywood Young Hero. But She condems those gossips and says she dont have any affairs. She says that she dont oppse exposing in films if script demand that. She says that Acting and Modeling is just two eyes of her. she says that Her sexy appeal was Her Eyes and Smile.





Filmography:
2005
Karka Kasadara - Anjali - Tamil
Kanchanamala Cable TV - Kanchana - Telugu
Kundakka Mandakka - Roopa - Tamil
Valmiki - Kannada

2006Neeku Naaku - Telugu
Dharmapuri Valarmathy - Tamil

2007Nenjai Thodu - Aishwarya -Tamil
Rock N' Roll - Daya Sreenivas- Malayalam Winner, Asianet Award for Best Female New Face of the Year
Snehana Preethina- Lakshmi -Kannada

2008Velli Thirai - Lakshmi Rai - Tamil
Annan Thambi - Thenmozhi - Malayalam
Minchina Ota - Lakshmi - Kannada
Parunthu - Rakhi - Malayalam
Ragasiya Snehithane - Jenny -Tamil
Dhaam Dhoom - Aarthi Chinappa -Tamil Nominated, Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award (Tamil)

20092 Harihar Nagar - Maya - Malayalam
Muthirai - Kavya - Tamil
Vaamanan - Pooja -Tamil
Naan Avanillai 2 - Deepa- Tamil
Evidam Swargamanu - Sunitha - Malayalam Winner, Asianet Most Popular Actress Award
JaiHind TV Film Award for Most Popular Actress
Nominated, Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award (Malayalam)
Chattambinadu Gouri Malayalam Winner, Mathrubhumi-Amrita TV Most Popular Actress Award

2010In Ghost House Inn - Malayalam Special appearance
Irumbukkottai Murattu Singam - Pakki - Tamil
Pen Singam -Tamil Special appearance

2011
Christian Brothers - Sofia - Malayalam
Kanchana - Priya - Tamil
Mankatha - Sona - Tamil
Oru Marubhoomikkadha - Meenakshy Thampuran - Malayalam

2012Casanovva - Hanan - Malayalam Filming
Mayamohini - Malayalam Announced
Tere Bina Jiya Nahin Jaye - Hindi Filming
Adhinayakudu Telugu Filming

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