Lakshmi Manchu said that she grew up watching Mani Ratnam's films. Especially, the director's Githanjali had impressed her a lot. However, when she got a call from the filmmaker's office, the actress was thrilled and at the same time she was nervous. But Mani made her comfortable after narrating the story.
Lakshmi Manchu is playing the role of a baddie in the upcoming movie Kadal. She will be seen speaking in the Tirunelveli dialect. The movie features Gautham, Samantha, Arvind Swamy, and Arjun Sarja in the key roles.
Meanwhile, Lakshmi Manchu is busy with Ram Gopal Varma's Bollywood movie Department and her home production Uu Kodathara? Ulikki Padathara?