She changed her name from Lakshmi Rai to Raai Laxmi for the movies.
Laxmi was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress at the Filmfare Awards
Julie 2 is her 50th film, it is believed that she will be shedding more clothes in the movie
She had appeared in Ads when she was just 8 year old, in movies at 15
Some of ther successful movies of Laxmi include: Annan Thambi (2008), Chattambinadu (2009), Oru Marubhoomikkadha, Muni 2: Kanchana, Mankatha (2011), Kalpana(2012), Evidam Swargamanu (2009)
Laxmi will ber seen in an item number in Chiranjeevi's 150th movie Khaidi No. 150
If not for the movies, she would have like to be a sports person.
5 things she can't live without: Phone, Wallet, Friends, Music, Gym.
Raai has acted in more than 50 movies in various languages.
Rumours: She was alleged to have dated cricketer MS Dhoni in 2008 during IPL. She is also linked with her co-stars, which she considers an occupational hazard
She won Miss Belgaum Award in 2003
She has appeared in Celebrity Cricket League tournaments cheering for her team and supporting the tournament.
She appeared in television ads such as Sylcon Footwears, Josco Jewellers, Saravana Stores, Emmanuel Silks, Bru Coffee and Fair & Lovely.
Entry to Acting career: Padmini Kolhapure was conducting acting classes, Laxmi's parents weren't supportive of Laxmi's decision to attend the classes, Laxmi sold her chain, boarded a train and called from Mumbai to inform her parents.
She is the third child of their parents, she has two elder sisters, she was pampered as a kid.
Laxmi's family comes from Saurashtra of Gujarat, they are settled Belgaum
She won Best Actor Award in a Negative Role - Female for her role in Mankatha through an online poll conducted by The Times of India.
She is originally from Belgaum, now settled in Bangalore for her work.