Varalaxmi debuts to Tamil cinema with the movie Podaa Podi costarring with Simbu. Later for her powerful performance in the movie, Thaarai Thaapattai helmed by Bala brought her immense recognition. From last year she had increased pace in doing films. Last year she was part of many films. She was seen as a baddie in the films Sandakozhi2 and Vijay's Sarkar. She had portrayed strong roles in Vikram Vedha, Maari2.
She was also captioned Makkal Selvi recently for her generous act. Varalaxmi astonishes with her crazy knife moves. She posted a video on her twitter account with the description 'Who said girls can't fight. Practicing tricks with a real knife for Raja Paarvai. Practice makes perfect, then the joy of getting it right. thanks to my hairdresser Sridhar for capturing it when I got it right'. She was practicing a knife trick which startled the unit.
This particular video was captured on the sets of Raaja Parvai her upcoming film helmed by JK. She will be seen as visually challenged. Apart from this movie, she is also starring in Danny, Kanni Theevu, Kanni Raasi, Velvet Nagaram film which are lined up for release.