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Lakshmi Manchu is a Actor and Producer Indian born on 8 october 1976 at Chennai (Inde)

Lakshmi Manchu

Lakshmi Manchu
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Birth name Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna
Nationality Inde
Birth 8 october 1976 (42 years) at Chennai (Inde)
Awards Nandi Awards

Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna, credited as Lakshmi Manchu, is an Indian film actress, producer and television presenter known for her works in Telugu cinema, Tamil cinema and American Television.

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Brahmanandam
Brahmanandam
(7 films)
Mohan Babu
Mohan Babu
(4 films)
Raghu Babu
Raghu Babu
(4 films)
Manchu Manoj
Manchu Manoj
(4 films)
Taapsee Pannu
Taapsee Pannu
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Lakshmi Manchu (15 films)

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Actress

Basmati Blues
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Musical films
Actors Brie Larson, Scott Bakula, Donald Sutherland, Tyne Daly, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Fagun
Roles Sita
Rating36% 1.821711.821711.821711.821711.82171
A scientist (Brie Larson) creates genetically modified rice with her father (Scott Bakula), and their boss (Donald Sutherland) sends them to India to sell it to rural farmers.
Dongaata
Dongaata (2015)

Genres Thriller, Comedy
Actors Adivi Sesh, Lakshmi Manchu, Brahmanandam, Taapsee Pannu
Roles Shruthi
Rating78% 3.9392353.9392353.9392353.9392353.939235
Venkat (Adivi Sesh), Vijju (Madhu Nandan) are protégés of Kattam Raju (Prabhakar). The three goons manage to kidnap actress Shruthi (Manchu Lakshmi) and decide to hide her in an apartment owned by vijju’s boss, Brahmi (Brahmanandam). Brahmi lives in the U.S.A, but much to the kidnappers' surprise, arrives as a private detective to solve the kidnapping case. Chaos ensues when Brahmi realizes that Shruthi has been kept at his own house. The kidnappers join under him as his servants and after a small comedy scenes....the trio keep travelling until the main villain(kattam raju)stopped them and a fight ensues...after that shruti says that she told venkat-adivisesh to kidnap her as she saw her stepmom made a contract with kattamraju to kidnap her daughter...it is then revealed in flash back that sruthi is an orphan and venkat is her best friend.
Gundello Godari, 2h11
Genres Drama
Actors Aadi Pinisetty, Lakshmi Manchu, Sundeep Kishan, Taapsee Pannu, Ravi Babu Tammareddy, Suja Varunee
Roles Chitra
Rating55% 2.771582.771582.771582.771582.77158
The story of the film is loosely based on a novel named ‘Godavari Kathalu’, written by BVS Rama Rao. The film is set in 1986, in Bangarappeta village near Rajahmundry. Malli (Aadhi) and Chitra (Lakshmi Manchu) are a newly-wed couple who are forced to battle it out against a devastating flood of the River Godavari. They lose all hope of survival, and decide to narrate the darkest moments of their lives to each other after they find a support to rest on.
Kadal
Kadal (2013)
, 2h44
Directed by Mani Ratnam
Origin Inde
Genres Drama, Action, Crime, Melodrama, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Gautham Karthik, Thulasi Nair, Arjun Sarja, Arvind Swamy, Lakshmi Manchu, Thulasi Nair
Roles Celina
Rating55% 2.755382.755382.755382.755382.75538
Bergmans (Arjun), a brilliant but unruly student, is thrown out of his seminary for committing the sin of the flesh after being caught red-handed by fellow student Sam Fernando (Arvind Swamy). Blaming the good-hearted Sam for his ouster, Bergmans vows revenge and challenges to prove that evil does reign supreme in this world. Sam finishes his education and training and arrives at a village as the new Father of the local church. A local boy named Thomas of this village who is the illegitimate son of a local fisherman (Ponvannan) has grown up in a rough neighbourhood, following the death of his mother and thus being forced to fend for himself.
Department
Department (2012)

Directed by Ram Gopal Varma
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Rana Daggubati, Nathalia Kaur, Vijay Raaz, Abhishek Bachchan
Roles Mrs. Padmini Mahadev Bhosale
Rating32% 1.6283251.6283251.6283251.6283251.628325
When Inspector Mahadev Bhosale (Sanjay Dutt) is asked by his seniors to form a hit squad to take on the Mumbai underworld, he recruits Shiv Narayan (Rana Daggubati), an honest and brave police officer who had been suspended for an encounter killing. Together, Mahadev and Shiv along with others in the "Department" take on underworld don Sawatya (Vijay Raaz) and his gang. Sawatya, in spite of many exhortations by his number two, D.K. (Abhimanyu Singh), and D.K.’s feisty girlfriend, Naseer (Madhu Shalini), does not hit back at the police.
Uu Kodathara? Ulikki Padathara?, 2h14
Genres Action
Actors Manchu Manoj, Nandamuri Balakrishna, Deeksha Seth, Lakshmi Manchu, Sonu Sood, Prabhu
Roles Amrutha Valli
Rating44% 2.244222.244222.244222.244222.24422
The story of the film revolves around a palace known as ‘Gandharva Mahal’ which belongs to Rayudu (Prabhu), the present head of a royal family that has lost its former splendor. Rayudu lives with his wife (Meena Kumari) and two daughters Visalakshi (Madhumitha) and Jagadha (Deeksha Seth) in a small house beside the Mahal. Rayudu rents out the palace to make ends meet. He is shown as a soft and generous man. Some of the tenants take this generosity for granted and harass Rayudu, without paying the rent.
Anaganaga O Dheerudu
Directed by Prakash Kovelamudi
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Musical films, Children's films
Actors Siddharth, Shruti Haasan, Lakshmi Manchu, Subbaraya Sarma Uppaluri, Ravi Babu Tammareddy, Brahmanandam
Roles Irendri
Rating53% 2.6632852.6632852.6632852.6632852.663285
Irendri (Lakshmi Manchu) is a sorceress, who captures sarpa sakthi (serpent power) and tries to terrorise people of Anga Rashtram. So, a guru arrests her and doesn't allow her to play with the lives of people and destroys her. Even before she was destroyed with the sarpa sakti, Irendri takes her soul away and traps in a locket. Though she dies, her soul (atma) lives in the locket. Her great great grand daughter is Priya (Shruthi Haasan) and she lives as a gypsy.
Dongala Mutha, 1h32
Directed by Ram Gopal Varma
Genres Thriller
Actors Ravi Teja, Charmi Kaur, Sunil, Prakash Raj, Lakshmi Manchu, Subba Raju
Roles Siva

A couple, Sudheer (Ravi Teja) and Rani (Charmme Kaur), is traveling in a car on a deserted road for friend’s marriage. They take a short cut to reach the venue when their car conks out and they end up in an old, dilapidated and a seedy resort. They meet a weird hotel staff member, Subbaraju, who claims that he is The Receptionist. He tells them that the hotel is full. Another guy, who calls himself The Manager (Supreet), tells them that one room is vacant and they are allotted room number 8. Inside the hotel Sudheer and Rani realize that the room has not been cleaned for many days. When they order for lunch, the resort staff bring the menu but they say that nothing is available. Sudheer shouts at the hotel staff and they tell him that he can take their car and drive to a nearby village where he can get a mechanic but they tell him that he cannot take his wife along with him. Sudheer gets irritated and asks them to get out. Soon, both hear some weird sounds from the next room. But to their surprise that adjacent room is locked. Sudheer slowly starts realizing that he and Rani are getting more and more trapped in a do or die situation.
Dead Air
Dead Air (2009)
, 1h30
Directed by Corbin Bernsen
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Disaster films
Actors Bill Moseley, Patricia Tallman, David Moscow, Anthony Ray Parker, Corbin Bernsen, Josh Feinman
Roles Gabbi
Rating53% 2.6529452.6529452.6529452.6529452.652945
A plague in the form of a toxic viral gas is unleashed at major sporting events across the United States. The gas turns its victims instantly "into an immediate rage of insanity and violence". Controversial Los Angeles talk show radio host Logan Burnhardt and his production team are caught up in the middle of the chaos. Only blocks away from the explosion site, they begin to receive reports of rioters in the streets and listeners continue to call in reports of their first hand experiences. In addition to those infected by the virus, the terrorists, led by Abir, responsible for the attacks attempt to make their way to Logan's studio and kill anyone in the way.
The Ode
The Ode (2008)

Themes Films set in Africa, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Wilson Cruz, Sakina Jaffrey, Parvesh Cheena, Diego Serrano, Philip Anthony-Rodriguez, Lakshmi Manchu
Roles Najma
Rating77% 3.8610653.8610653.8610653.8610653.861065
Thew storyline spans two generations of Indians. There is the doomed but passionate love story of Parin (Sakina Jaffrey) and Shiraz (Anil Kumar). This is intertwined with the life of their gay son Ali (Sachin Bhatt) who discovers that the past is always present no matter how far you run from it.
Chandamama Kathalu
Actors Lakshmi Manchu, Aamani Hazrath, Naresh Vijaya, Krishnudu, Kishore, Vennela Kishore
Roles Lisa Smith
Rating70% 3.5276553.5276553.5276553.5276553.527655
Saaradhi (Kishore) is a writer and a widower. His little daughter is suffering from a chronic ailment and he desperately needs 5 lacs. He starts writing a novel with seven different story lines, all inspired from his surroundings. Lisa Smith (Lakshmi Manchu) is a super model at the fag end of her career with no money left. Venkateshwara Rao (Krishnudu) is a bachelor desperate to get married, whose only aim in life is to find a(ny) girl. Ashraf (Abhijeet) has a small departmental store in old city and want to marry his sweetheart Haseena (Richa Panai). Raghu (Chitanya Krishna) studies in a junior college and he lures Renu (Shamili) - daughter of a noted politician in love. There is a beggar (Krishneshwara Rao) whose life time ambition is to buy a small house. Saritha (Aamani) is a widow who reconnects with her college-time friend Mohan (Naresh) a NRI divorcee who returns to India. Raju (Naga Shourya) is a typical village youngster who is busy chasing a girl Gauri (Isha Ranganath).

Production

Dongaata
Dongaata (2015)

Genres Thriller, Comedy
Actors Adivi Sesh, Lakshmi Manchu, Brahmanandam, Taapsee Pannu
Roles Producer
Rating78% 3.9392353.9392353.9392353.9392353.939235
Venkat (Adivi Sesh), Vijju (Madhu Nandan) are protégés of Kattam Raju (Prabhakar). The three goons manage to kidnap actress Shruthi (Manchu Lakshmi) and decide to hide her in an apartment owned by vijju’s boss, Brahmi (Brahmanandam). Brahmi lives in the U.S.A, but much to the kidnappers' surprise, arrives as a private detective to solve the kidnapping case. Chaos ensues when Brahmi realizes that Shruthi has been kept at his own house. The kidnappers join under him as his servants and after a small comedy scenes....the trio keep travelling until the main villain(kattam raju)stopped them and a fight ensues...after that shruti says that she told venkat-adivisesh to kidnap her as she saw her stepmom made a contract with kattamraju to kidnap her daughter...it is then revealed in flash back that sruthi is an orphan and venkat is her best friend.
Gundello Godari, 2h11
Genres Drama
Actors Aadi Pinisetty, Lakshmi Manchu, Sundeep Kishan, Taapsee Pannu, Ravi Babu Tammareddy, Suja Varunee
Roles Producer
Rating55% 2.771582.771582.771582.771582.77158
The story of the film is loosely based on a novel named ‘Godavari Kathalu’, written by BVS Rama Rao. The film is set in 1986, in Bangarappeta village near Rajahmundry. Malli (Aadhi) and Chitra (Lakshmi Manchu) are a newly-wed couple who are forced to battle it out against a devastating flood of the River Godavari. They lose all hope of survival, and decide to narrate the darkest moments of their lives to each other after they find a support to rest on.
Uu Kodathara? Ulikki Padathara?, 2h14
Genres Action
Actors Manchu Manoj, Nandamuri Balakrishna, Deeksha Seth, Lakshmi Manchu, Sonu Sood, Prabhu
Roles Producer
Rating44% 2.244222.244222.244222.244222.24422
The story of the film revolves around a palace known as ‘Gandharva Mahal’ which belongs to Rayudu (Prabhu), the present head of a royal family that has lost its former splendor. Rayudu lives with his wife (Meena Kumari) and two daughters Visalakshi (Madhumitha) and Jagadha (Deeksha Seth) in a small house beside the Mahal. Rayudu rents out the palace to make ends meet. He is shown as a soft and generous man. Some of the tenants take this generosity for granted and harass Rayudu, without paying the rent.