Manchu Lakshmi Sensational Comments on Theaters issue in Tollywood. "Four people continue to control the theaters." She said. Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna, credited as Lakshmi Manchu, is an Indian film actress, producer and television presenter known for her works in Telugu cinema and American television. The daughter of veteran actor Mohan Babu, Lakshmi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre from Oklahoma City University.