The actress is presently in Bangkok, where she is filming her Tamil movie Mangaatha. A source close to Lakshmi Rai says that the actress has been offered pivotal roles in all the movies that she is presently working on. In Mangaatha, it is Rai"s character, which helps in the progress of the story of the film.
Lakshmi"s Malayalam projects include Christian Brothers, Casanova and Yodha 2. Apart from Mangaatha, the actress will also be seen in another Kollywood venture Kanchana, which is a sequel to the film Muni. Lakshmi Rai is the only addition in the second edition.