Raai Laxmi Biography

About Raai Laxmi

Raai Laxmi and her hypnotic beauty have always been the talking point in the industry. Her riveting figure and endearing looks can make any individual’s heart skip a beat.

She marked her debut with the Tamil language film Karka Kasadara in which her flawless performance was the highlight.

Since her debut, she has also acted in Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam language films like Valmiki starring Shiva Rajkumar in the lead, Rock N’ Roll opposite superstar Mohanlal, Dhaam Dhoom starring Jayam Ravi and Kangana Ranaut in the leads. 

These movies consolidated her as a mainstream actress of the South Cinema and made her one of the most desired actresses of the industry. 

She has even starred in Bollywood movies like Akira with Konkona Sen Sharma and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles and Julie 2 with Ravi Kishan and Pankaj Tripathi in the lead roles. 

Her scintillating looks and phenomenal performances in these movies, showcased her true potential and established her as the rising star of Indian Cinema.  

Her mesmeric beauty will be seen in her upcoming south language films like Jhansi I.P.S and Bhairavi.

Biography of Raai Laxmi

Name: Lakshmi Rai

Popularly Known As: Raai Laxmi

Known For: Played the role of ‘Priya’ in the hit Tamil film Kanchana which also starred Raghava Lawrence and Sarathkumar

Date of Birth of Raai Laxmi: 5 May 1989

Age of Raai Laxmi: 32 Years (as in 2021)

Height of Raai Laxmi: 171 cm, 1.71 m, 5’ft 10”in 

Weight of Raai Laxmi: 60 kg (132 lbs)

Body Measurements of Raai Laxmi: 34-27-34

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Zodiac Sign/Star Sign: Taurus

Known Languages: Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and English

Religion: Hinduism

Net Worth of Raai Laxmi: $2 Million (approx.)

Favourite Foods: Biryani, Rasam Sadham with Appalam, Saurashtrian Keema, and Japanese Chicken Curry with Rice

Favourite Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Salman Khan

Favourite Actress: Madhuri Dixit, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, and Priyamani

Favourite Directors: S. Shankar and Priyadarshan

Favourite Destination: Austria

Favourite Hobbies: Dancing and Travelling

Marital Status: Unmarried 

Children: 0

Nationality: Indian

Birthplace: Saurashtra, Gujarat, India

Controversy About Raai Laxmi

1. In 2016 after the release of the Bollywood film MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. Raai Laxmi in an interview mentioned that she was in a relationship with MS Dhoni, the ace cricketer and captain of the Indian Men’s cricket team at that time.

Though, they were unable to carry forward their relationship and had to break up. When the interviewer asked about her feelings after their break-up, she mentioned that the relationship had left a scar in her life and it was a very bitter experience for her.

Interesting Facts About Raai Laxmi

1. She is affiliated with the Saurashtrian Kutch family and hails from Belgaum, Karnataka.

2. Since a small age, she had a knack for acting and her parents believed that she could make a career out of it.

3. Her first step to become an actor, started with modelling, where she competed for Miss Belgaum and Miss Karnataka titles and won both of the titles. 

4. She made her debut with R. V. Udayakumar’s Karka Kasadara when she was just 15 years old. Despite being a child artist in that film her performance level was at par with other mainstream actors.

5. She is one of the few actresses to have acted in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada languages movies.

6. She has played the female lead in the Tamil super hit horror comedy film Kanchana, along with Raghava Lawrence and Sarathkumar in the leads, it was a huge commercial success and Raai was praised for her enthralling beauty and impactful performance. The movie was also remade in Bollywood, titled Laxmii which starred Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani in the main roles.

7. She is quite popular for her bold and skin shows in movies like Julie 2, Annan Thambi, Neku-Naku, and Rajdhani Raja. It branded her as the ‘Malaika Arora of South’.

8. She played the supporting role in the hit action-thriller Tamil film Thaandavam which had esteemed actors like Vikram, Jagapati Babu, Anushka Shetty, and Amy Jackson in the lead roles.

9. She is currently working with the Tamil superstar Karthi in an untitled movie directed by Suraj. It will also feature Anushka Shetty as the female lead.

10. She has also worked in a web series titled Poison 2 alongside Aftab Shivdasani, Pooja Chopra and Rahul Dev.  

Movies and TV Serials of Raai Laxmi



Karka Kasadara (2005)

Dhaam Dhoom (2008)

Kanchana (2011)

Thaandavam (2012)

Gangster 21 (Upcoming)


Adhinayakudu (2012)

Where Is the Venkatalakshmi (2018)

Anandha Bhairavi (Upcoming)


Valmiki (2005)

Minchina Ota (2008)

Jhansi I.P.S (Upcoming)


Rock N’ Roll (2007)

Rajadhi Raja (2014)


Akira (2016)

Julie 2 (2017)

TV Serials


Anu Alavum Baiyamillai 2 (2009)


Star Challenge (2015)

Comedy Stars Season 3 (2021)


Poison 2 (2020) – Web Series

Awards Won by Raai Laxmi

Asianet Film Award for Best New Face of the Year (Female), 2008

Asianet Film Award for Most Popular Actress, 2010

Affairs/Boyfriend of Raai Laxmi

MS Dhoni (Rumoured)

S.Sreesanth (Rumoured)

Family of Raai Laxmi

Father: Ram Rai

Mother: Manjula Rai

Sister: Reshma and Ashwini (elder)

Social Media Profiles of Raai Laxmi

Instagram: @iamraailaxmi

Twitter: @iamlakshmirai

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