Raai Laxmi Biography

Raai Laxmi is an Indian actress and model. She is primarily known for her work in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada industry. Born on 5 May 1989, she completed her education from Bangalore, India. The actress rose to fame for her work in Kundakka Mandakka (2005) opposite R. Parthiban, Perarasu’s action-masala flick Dharmapuri (2006), and the romantic flick Nenjai Thodu (2007). Post this, she did few serious movies including Velli Thirai, for which she received positive feedbacks and was loved by the audience and critics. But it was her movie “Christian Brothers” which made her the household star. She got lots of praise and in no time became one of the top actresses of the South industry. She has millions of followers on her Instagram account from all over the world who loves her immensely for her looks, acting skills and other talents.

Basic Details

Name- Raai Laxmi
Date of Birth- 5 May 1989
Age- 31 years(as in 2020)
Religion- Hinduism
Nationality- Indian
Mother- Manjula Rai
Father- Ram Rai
Sister– Ashwin Rai and Reshma Rai
Brother- N/A
Marital Status/Marriage- Unmarried
Husband- N/A
Son- N/A
Daughter- N/A
Height- 5’9 approx.
Weight- 59kg approx.
Net Worth- N/A

Facts About Raai Laxmi

  • Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Prabhas, and Leonardo DiCaprio are her Favorite Actors.
  • Priyanka Chopra, Madhuri Dixit and Priyanami are her Favorite Actresses.
  • Priyadarshan and S. Shankar are her Favorite Directors.
  • Austria, Maldives, Goa and Paris are her Favorite Destinations.
  • Cricket is her Favorite Sports.
  • Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni are her Favorite Cricketers.
  • Dancing and Travelling are her Favorite Hobbies.
  • She was always aspired to make her career in the industry and has worked as a child artist in a few ads commercial.
  • When she was studying in school, actress Padmini Kolhapure was invited to her school where she announced about her new acting school, which made Laxmi think of making her career in the acting field
  • Eventually, her parents were not happy about her decision of becoming an actress but she convinced her family and joined an acting course to hone her acting skills.
  • In 2003 and 2004, she won Miss Belgaum title twice and Miss Karnataka title as well, after which she discontinued her studies and gave focus to her acting career only.
  • Finally, in 2006, she made her acting debut with the movie “Karka Kasadara” after the director of the movie got impressed by her acting skills in a short movie.
  • Her career was full of ups and downs during the initial phase of her struggle as any of her movies were not doing good at the box office.
  • Though after doing 14 movies, she finally got her breakthrough role with movie “Dhoom Dhoom” where she played the role of the lawyer.
  • In 2011, she appeared in movie “Christian Brothers” which was a huge commercial success at the box office making her the household name.
  • Over the years, she made it to the list of one of the top actresses of the South industry.
  • She has worked in different languages including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, etc.
  • Other than movies, she has also appeared in few item songs including Lucky Lucky opposite actor Ravi Teja.
  • Her real name is Lakshmi Rai but she changed it to Raai Laxmi in 2014 on numerical suggestions.

Raai Laxmi Family

She was born in Belagavi, Bangalore, Karnataka into a middle-class Hindu family. Her father name is Ram Rai and mother name is Manjula Rai. She has two sisters named Ashwin Rai and Reshma Rai. The actress shares a close bond with her family and often shares amazing pictures with them on her Instagram account. She has made her family proud by being one of the known actresses of the south industry.

Raai Laxmi Boyfriend/ Husband

She is currently single and focusing on her career. However earlier, she has been linked with several popular celebrities. In 2008, she was linked with cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni. The rumours of them dating started making the rounds after they were spotted together for a few times. However, to put an end to those rumours, she said that she was dating a businessman and will tie the knot with him in the next 2 years. Later in 2014, she was linked with another cricketer Sreesanth after they were seen hugging each other in some viral photos. But that also was a rumour as none of them has talked about it. After him, she was linked with actor Vikram Singh but the two broke up mutually after dating for some time. Currently, the actress is single and said in an interview that, “She has had many love failures”.

Raai Laxmi Career/ Movies

She started her career at the age of 16 with Tamil movie Karka Kasadara in 2005. Eventually, she got the role after director R. V. Udayakumar had been impressed with her performance in a short film titled Valmiki. Post that, she did the number of movies including Kundakka Mandakka, Dharmapuri, Nenjai Thodu, but was not getting even recognition she deserved. Then in 2008, she started working in more serious movies like Velli Thirai, Dhaam Dhoom, etc. and got some positive feedbacks for her acting skills by the critics. Following this, she continued working hard and gave several successful films such as Annan Thambi, 2 Harihar Nagar (2009), Evidam Swargamanu (2009) opposite Mohanlal, and Chattambinadu (2009) opposite Mammootty.
Her career’s turning point came after she did movie Christian Brothers which was a big hit at the box office. Later, her next two Tamil projects “Kanchana” and “Mankatha” also worked well at the office giving her immense popularity and fame on the work front. Since then there is no looking back for her and she has given many hits at the box office. With her dedication, hard work and passion for acting, she has made it to the list of top actresses of the South industry.