Famous South actress Laxmi Raai will next be seen playing the role of Julie in the sequel of 2004 film Julie. The sequel titled 'Julie 2' will be produced and directed by Deepak Shivdasani and will be her debut in the Bollywood industry. She has worked in over 50 movies in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada languages.
She made her debut with Tamil film Karka Kasadara and then appeared in a number of hit films like Kundakka Mandakka (Tamil), Neeku Naaku (Telugu), Chattambinadu (Malayalam), and Kanchana (Tamil). Although 'Julie 2' is Laxmi's Bollywood debut but the actress had done a cameo role in the Hindi movie Akira with Sonakshi Sinha in 2016.
The year 2016 landed her in controversy when she opened up about her alleged relationship with Indian cricketer MS Dhoni. This happened when the movie MS Dhoni: The Untold Story was about to release, the actress opened up about dating the cricketer in past. She claimed that they both were dating in the year 2009 before Dhoni got married to Sakshi Singh Rawat. Their relationship lasted for a few months and the actress even termed that relationship as a 'scar'.
In the year 2017, reports claimed that the actress was approached for the Tamil version of Bigg Boss hosted by Kamal Haasan. However the actress later rubbished all the rumours and said that she could not imagine herself being locked in a house for 100 days.
There were also reports of Laxmi's secret marriage but it later came out as a prank by one of her fans during a television show.
Laxmi is pretty excited for her Bollywood debut in Julie 2 which will also have Rati Agnihotri, Ravi Kishen, Pankaj Tripathi, and Nishikant Kamat among others in prominent roles.