Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna, popularly known as Lakshmi Manchu, is an Indian actress, TV host and producer who started her career with English films like The Ode (2008) and Dead Air (2009). Lakshmi also appeared in popular American television shows like Boston Legal and Desperate Housewives. She made her debut in the Telugu cinema with the film Anaganaga O Dheerudu (2011) and her Bollywood debut film was Department (2012). Her other ventures include Dongaata (2015), Guntur Talkies (2016) and Lakshmi Bomb (2017). Her 2018 releases include Basmati Blues, W/O Ram and Kaatrin Mozhi.