Actress Lakshmi Rai celebrates her birthday today. Lakshmi has a fan base among Tamil film audience despite not having acted as the lead pair opposite today’s leading star heroes in her acting career. It is because of her tall and handsome looks, the way she carries herself and ability to perform any kind of roles including negative characters.
Lakshmi debuted in the film ‘Karka Kasadara’ which was also the debut film of Vikranth, the cousin of actor Vijay. After that she acted with Vijaykanth in ‘Dharmapuri’ and ‘Kundaka Mandaka’ with Parthiepan. Both the films failed to add any repute to her career.
It was for her supporting role in Jayam Ravi starrer ‘Dhaam Dhoom’ that released in 2008, did Lakshmi Rai received appreciation from critics as well as fans. Apart from acting as heroine in small budget, less popular films Lakshmi Rai did not hesitate to act in supporting and negative roles.
She acted as the lead heroine with Lawrence in the horror flick ‘Kanchana’ which was a runaway hit. In the same year she acted in an extended cameo role with negative shades in Ajith’s blockbuster hit film ‘Mankatha’ and also acted in a supporting character in director Vijay’s action thriller ‘Thandavam’ starring Vikram in lead role.
In her eight year long acting career Lakshmi Rai has acted in many Malayalam and Kannada films. She acted opposite superstar Mohanlal in the Malayalam flick ‘Casanova.
Lakshmi Rai is expected to make a strong comeback in Tamil with ‘Irumbu Kuthirai’ a stylish thriller flick based on bike racing. In the film Lakshmi plays a biker. She is also acting in director Sundar.C’s multi starrer horror flick ‘Aranmanai’.
TamilWire.net wishes the tall beauty a very happy birthday and a lot more successes to come.