Lakshmi Rai who briefly appeared in just two films Kanchanamala Cable TV and Neeku Naaku has been signed to play heroine opposite Balakrishna in an untitled film which will be produced by M.L. Kumar Chowdary under the banner of Sri Keerthi Creations and directed by Paruchuri Murali.
Lakshmi Rai has been busy with Malayalam films and is presently shooting for Makeup Man, Christian Brothers, Casanova and Yodha 2. She is also acting in the Hindi film Tere Bina Jiya Nahin Jaye. Her Tamil films Mankatha and Kanchana are ready for release.
Lakshmi Rai has been chosen for Balakrishna‘s film as the script demanded a relatively lesser known face. However, a top Tollywood actress will play the second female lead.