Bhavana is a cute actress who steals our heart with every-minute magic performance on-screen. She's a good dancer and very good actress popularly known for youthful, bubbly roles in her south indian movies.
Most of her tamil, telugu films did not do well commercially, but still she has good name in media and she's much liked by audience. Her recent tamil movie is Jeyamkondan in which she has paired the tamil's latest romantic hero Vinay. The result of the movie is so far so good.
Karthika Menon (born 6 June 1986)better known by her stage name Bhavana (Malayalam: ഭാവന), is an Indian film actress. She made her acting debut in Kamal's Nammal (2002), which won her critical acclaim and various honors. In a career spanning eight years, she has appeared in over forty-five films, in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada languages, while winning one Filmfare and two Kerala State Film Awards.
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Born Karthika Menon in a Kerala family, Bhavana is the daughter of Pushpa and, assistant cinematographer, G. Balachandran Menon. She has one brother, Jayadev, who currently lives in Vancouver, Canada. She studied at Holy Family Girls' High School, Chembukkavu, Thrissur.
She debuted in the Malayalam film Nammal opposite newcomers Siddharth, Jishnu and Renuka Menon. The film was a big success and she got several offers in Malayalam. She won many honors and a Kerala State Special Jury Award for the film. Bhavana was an 11th standard student when she got her break in films She has acted with almost all actors in Malayalam cinema. She has got many offers lined up in Tamil and did many projects with famous Tamil actors like Ajith Kumar, Madhavan, Jayam Ravi, Bharath and Srikanth.
Filmfare Awards South* 2006 - Best Actress - Chithiram PesuthadiKerala State Film Award
* 2002 - Special Jury Award for Best Actress - Nammal
* 2005 - Second Best Actress - Daivanamathil
Asianet Film Award
* 2002 - Best Supporting Actress Award - Nammal
* 2005 - Best Supporting Actress Award - Daivanamathil
* 2002 - Best New Actress - Nammal
* 2003 - Most Entertaining Actress - Swapnakoodu, C.I.D. Moosa
Sathyan Award* 2006 - Best Tamil Actress
* 2005 - Best Actress - DaivanamathilJersy Foundation Award
* 2005 - Best Actress - DaivanamathilGrihalakshmy Award* 2005 - Special Jury AwardDaivanamathil