the renowned Malayalam channel named Asianet. She was born in a Kannada family. She was born in Bangalore in Karnataka. She was born to the couple M.K Gopalaswamy and Dr.Uma Gopalaswamy. Her mother named Dr. Uma Gopalaswamy is a scholar of music who prompted Lakshmi to train and get a career in classical dance form named Bharatanatyam. In the year 2007 she acclaimed the Kerala State Film Award for the second best actress. Her performances in a Malayalam movie such as Thaniye and Paradesi acclaimed her Kerala State Film Award for the second best actress. The movie Thaniye was directed by the debutante film director named Babu Thiruvalla and a movie named paradesi was directed by P. T. Kunju Mohammed. She also acclaimed the Atlas Film Critics Award for the best woman actor for the same movie such as Thaniye and Paradesi in the year 2001.