Lakshmi Rai changes her name to Raai Laxmi – Kollywood News

Lakshmi_Rai now Raai_Laxmi

Lakshmi_Rai now Raai_Laxmi


Actress Lakshmi Rai who made a mark of her own in the Industry with successful films like Kundakka Mandakka, Nenjai Thodu, Velli Thirai, Muthirai, Vaamanan, Kanchana, Mankatha and Thaandavam is the latest to join a long list of actresses who have opted for a name change. The actress has now changed her name to Raai Laxmi from Lakshmi Rai.

Says a source close to the actress, “Lakshmi is now doing action roles and feels her old name gives the impression of being a soft person. So, she has now chosen to change her name to Raai Laxmi, in tune with the action roles that she is doing now.”

When Chennai Times got in touch with the actress, she confirmed the news, saying, “Yes, my name in now Raai Laxmi. It is not exactly a name change. It is the same name but it is just that I am shuffling it a bit. I have added an extra ‘a’ to the Rai as it is going to be my first name.”

Lakshmi Rai initially worked as a model before entering the film industry. She appeared in television ads such as Sylcon Footwears, Josco Jewellers, Saravana Stores, Emmanuel Silks, Bru Coffee and Lucky Silks – Thanjavur. She is currently shooting for “Irumbu Kuthirai” starring Atharvaa and Priya Anand in lead roles.

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