South Indian actress, Raai Laxmi is all set to make her Bollywood debut with the erotic thriller, Julie 2. The actress has not less than 49 regional films to her credit. But, do you know, that this eminent South Indian actress once dated former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni? Yes, you read right! Also Read - IPL 2021 | MS Dhoni Thinks About Building Team For a Particular Season: Gautam Gambhir Points Out Difference Between CSK and RCB
In one of her past interviews with a leading daily, the actress was quoted as saying, “I was the brand ambassador for the team that he was a part of and we were together for less than a year. We had never committed to each other and never thought of getting married either, so I don’t understand why people would talk about us. It didn’t work for us, so we moved on.”Reports further indicate that when the Sushant Singh Rajput starrer film, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story , was to hit screens, Raai was anxious that the film would include her as well. (ALSO READ: Raai Laxmi Shows The Ugly Side Of Show Business In The Julie 2 Trailer) Also Read - IPL 2021: Why MS Dhoni-Led CSK Will Bid For Former Rajasthan Royals Captain Steve Smith in Upcoming IPL 14 Mini-Auction in February
The movie has been garnering a lot of eyeballs, not only for the actress’ bold avatar, but ever since former CBFC Chief who was known for his “sanskaari” viewpoints unveiled its steamy teaser yesterday. Yes, ironic as it may be the flag bearer of sanskar has turned into a distributor for the film post his ouster, claiming the movie to be an adult clean film and leaving everyone speechless. Nihalani reportedly defended the erotic trailer of the movie and said that if he would still be the CBFC chief, he would pass this movie, without any cuts and grant it an ‘A’ certificate. Also Read - MS Dhoni's New Look Ahead of IPL 14 is Winning Hearts | SEE PICS
Helmed by Deepak Shivdasani, the film is slated to release on October 6.