Real name: Karthika Balachandran
Screen name: Bhavana
Date of Birth: June 6, 1986
Birth place: Thrissur, Kerala, India
Occupation: Malayalam,Telugu, Tamil film actress
Debut film: Nammal
Bhavana is a popular South Indian film actress. She acted in many Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu films. She made her film debut in the Malayalam film ‘Nammal’ which is a great success. The film also won her a state award. After that film success, she got lots of offers not only in Malayalam films, but also in Telugu and tamil films.
Bhavana established her place in Malayalam film industry. She acted with almost all popular film stars of Malayalam including popular Mammootty, Mohanlal, Suresh Gopy, Prithviraj,etc.
Bhavana got lots of awards and rewards including Filmfare award for the Best actress in the year 2006, State award in the same year,etc.
Bhavana was born on 1985, in Trissur, Kerala. She is daughter of assistant cameraman Balachandra Menon and Pusha. Bhavana's real name is Karthika and she has a brother named Jayadevan. Her nick name is Kaathi. Bhavana is a young, talented actress in the field now and has won the Kerala State's "Special Jury Award" for the year 2002 for her debut movie "Nammal". Bhavana's dream is to become a cinematographer like her father or a movie director. She is one of the most cute tamil actress.