Lakshmi Rai(born May 5 1989) is an Indian actress from Belgaum Karnataka.[She has appeared in South Indian films mostly Tamil language & Malayalam films. Most notably there have been some media reports that she has been linked romantically to Indian cricketer Sreesanth and then also with indian captain Dhoni. She was also involved in some sex scandals according to media reports. She was a model before entering the film fraternity. She has modeled in several ads such as Bru coffee, Saravanas stores and Fair and Lovely. Her portrayal of her role as Aarthi in the film Dhaam Dhoom was widely appreciated by the audience.