Lakshmi Rai has finally started shooting for Irumbukuthirai that stars Atharvaa and Priya Anand in lead roles She dons a role of a biker in the film and to fit in the role, the Mankatha actress has shed 15 kilos.
Lakshmi Rai has said in an interview to a leading newspaper that it took a long time to reduce the weight and bring in the shape for the character. Interestingly the all new slim and chic looks of Lakshmi Rai has made her look like a someone else. She has recalled an incident in the shooting spot where she overheard two light men talking to themselves wondering why a new face has been roped in the role assigned to Lakshmi Rai. She could not stop laughing before clarifying it was indeed her and not a new face.
Speaking about her role in the film Lakshmi Rai has said, she loves riding bikes but unfortunately she did not get to drive them after she started acting in films. Hence she had to rework on improving her biking skills after grabbing the role.
The actress has also revealed that she has bike chasing sequences in the film which she is expecting with bated breath.