Vijay Sethupathi’s movie ‘Karuppan’ is a village based story. The heroine chance of this movie initially went to Keerthi Suresh. But, she had to deny this offer due to call sheet problem. Next, the team approached Ritika Singh. But, she was also very busy. Then, it finally moved to Lakshmi menon.
As she looked over fat in ‘Rekka’ movie, the team was contemplating about her commitment in this movie. But, interestingly, she attended photo session with reduced body weight. She has reduced her weight up to 5 kg. She has told that she is ready to reduce her weight more.