Films came to Lakshmi Menon at an age when she hadn’t started thinking about her career. Impressed by her dance show on TV, Malayalam director Vinayan offered her a role in his film. She got her break in Raghuvinte Swantham Raziya when she was in her eighth class. Soon, she played a lead role with Vineeth in Ideal Couple, directed by
. It was a year later when she got her first break in Tamil movie Kumki (2012) that made her lucky mascot in Kollywod. When she was running high on a success wave with Kumki, her next film,
Naan Sigappu Manithan
(2012) with Vishal made her as the rising star in Kollywood.
Today, she is known as the girl with the Midas touch, whose very presence in any film guarantees a hit. At age of 19, she has attained the dizzy heights of stardom as her successful films Sundarapandian, Pandiya Naadu, Naan Sigappu Manithan, Manjapai and Jigarthanda proves it so. She is also acting with Ajith as his sister in Thala 56 which is due for release in Diwali. It is reported that she has sung a song in an upcoming film 'Filter Coffee' directed by Raghav with debutant Rama Subramanian as the music director. This star was born to a Dubai-based artist Ramakrishnan and dance teacher Usha Menon. She started dance at her age of 3 and learnt Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi and Kathakali. As a teenage girl, she also took her modeling career seriously and appeared in TV advertisements (Fair and Lovely& Josco jeweler). She has passed her plus two exam and she has joined a popular institute in Bengaluru to learn Fashion design technology where she will have to attend 100 days of regular classes.
She had taken this decision so that she can concentrate even in acting seriously.