Manchu Lakshmi aka Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna (born on 8th October 1977) is an Indian Actress, Producer, Television Presenter who predominantly works in Telugu Cinema and the daughter of famous actor Mohan Babu. She has two young brothers Manchu Vishnu and Manchu Manoj, both are famous actors in Tollywood. Lakshmi has acted in American Television serials like Las Vegas, Desperate House Wives, Late Nights with My Lover and Mystery ER before making her Indian screen debut with Mani Ratnam’s Tamil movie Kadal which got dubbed into Telugu as Kadali. Lakshmi Manchu’s popular movies include Chandamama Kathalu, Chandamama Kathalu, Uu… Kodathara? Ulikki Padathara?, Anaganaga O Dheerudu, Gundello Godari and Dongata.
She has won Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress and Nandi Award for Best Villain for Anaganaga O Dheerudu.