Lakshmi Rai was intelligent into a Tulu-speaking Strike line in Belgaum, Karnataka. Lakshmi Rai initially worked as a copy before entering the show business. She appeared in various telecasting ads such as Sylcon Footwears, Josco Jewellers and Emmanuel Silks.
She prefabricated her playacting start in 2005 in the Dravidian show Karka Kasadara. Afterward she appeared in a find of Tamil films, including the comedy pic Kundakka Mandakka (2005) opposite R. Parthiban, Perarasu's action-masala throw Dharmapuri (2006), and the latin sheet Nenjai Thodu (2007). In 2008, she began working in author sedate films such as the episode wrapping Velli Thirai, in which she played herself, and the spreading thriller Dhaam Dhoom directed by Jeeva. She conventional affirmative feedbacks forher portrait of a attorney in the latter. A retrospect from Behindwoods wrote: "The latter (Lakshmi Rai) sizzles plane as she is supposed to humour the terse professed who is caught in the web of smuggling drugs". She won her premier Filmfare Gift oratory in the Good Bearing Actress family.
She prefab her commencement in Malayalam in 2007, starring in Rock & Roster paired Mohanlal. She was noticed by the sheet installation though take was a commercialized unfortunate. She followed it up with individual productive films much as Annan Thambi, 2 Harihar Nagar (2009), Evidam Swargamanu (2009) opposite Mohanlal, and Chattambinadu (2009) word Mammootty. She appeared in trine Tamil films in 2009, Muthirai, Vaamanan and Naan Avanillai 2. In Vaamanan, she played a exciting supermodel. In 2010, she was seen in trinity films. She prefabricated unscheduled appearances during song sequences in two of them, In Specter Shelter Inn and Pen Singam and portrayed a cowgirl in the Dravidian hesperian task film Irumbukkottai Murattu Singam.
Lakshmi Rai's initial 2011 give was Religion Brothers opposition Mohanlal, which was a intoxicated technical success. Her succeeding two films were Dravidian projects, the comedy horror Kanchana and the Venkat Prabhu-directed proceeding thriller Mankatha, starring Ajith Kumar. She essayed a electronegative character in the latter, which was conventional positively by critics. Both films emerged pinched financial success. Succeeding Kanchana's success, she was subscribed on to play the portrayal in its Kanarese redo too. Her stylish issue Arabiyum, Ottakavum, P. Madhavan Nairum word Mohanlal is avowed superhit by switch.The assemblage 2012 gift see the achievement