Raai Lakshmi is making her comeback in Kannnada Film Industry. Recently the actress who shook the legs for an item song ‘Ratthalu’ in Mega Star Chiranjeevi and Kajal Aggarwal starrer Khaidi No 150, has signed an upcoming movie Jhansi, in which she will be seen playing the role of IPS Officer. Raai Lakshmi was last seen in Sandalwood in Kalpana, which was released in 2012. Now after nearly 6 years, she is going to act in Kannada movie, which will be directed by PVS Guruprasad. The sources close to the film Unir revealed interesting things about the project and said, “The title Jhansi is taken from the character of Queen of Jhansi- Rani Lakshmibai. We are told that in the film Lakshmi’s character has been contemporarised. The film is going to be helmed by PVS Guruprasad who has previously made movies like Maryada Ramanna, Yarige Beda Duddu, Kusuma etc.” The director said, “Raai Lakshmi will be seen as warrior who fights against injustices that took place in society. The movie will have everything like romance, action and sentiments.
The director Guruprasad further said, “ Earlier Raai Lakshmi has been the part of either rom-coms or horror movies and first time she is going to impress the audiences by her action avatar.” The upcoming film Jhansi will be bankrolled by Rajesh Kumar and it will go on the floors from 29th August. Raai Lakshmi is very excited to become the part of this project.
Raai Lakshmi is well known face for the audiences of Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada film Industries. She has completed a decade in the film industry, acting in over 50 films in several language. Last year, Raai Lakshmi made her Bollywood debut with Julie, but unfortunately it was bombed at the box office.
Currently Raai Lakshmi is busy in her upcoming projects- Oru Kuttanadan Blog and Arabian Safari, which are in different production stages.