South Indian film actress Bhavana, made her debut in Malayalam films in 2002. Bhavana is the stage name given to Karthika Menon. She is known for her work in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films. She has acted in more than 75 films. Who is Karthika Menon? Why is she called Bhavana? All your questions will be answered in Bhavana’s wiki.
Bhavana was born on 6th June 1986 in Thrissur district, Kerala
She is the daughter of Pushpa and assistant cinematographer, late G.Balachandran. Her elder brother is Jayadev is a director. She completed her schooling from Holy Family Girls’ High School, Chembukkavu, Thrissur.
Karthika Menon made her debut in Malayalam Cinema at the age of 16
She made her debut with the Malayalam film Nammal taking the stage name Bhavana opposite debutant Sidharth Bharathan, Jishnu, and Renuka Menon. The film was a big hit at the box office and offers started pouring in for Bhavana. She was crowned with many honors and a Kerala State Special Jury Award for the film. Bhavana got her big break in the 11th Standard. She has starred opposite almost all actors in Malayalam cinema. She has done a number of projects in Tamil with actors like Ajith Kumar, Madhavan, Jayam Ravi, Bharath, Jiiva, and Srikanth.
She made her debut in Kannada films in 2010
Her Kannada film debut was with famous actor Puneeth Rajkumar. Her first Kannada film Jackie which was a big success.
Bhavana is the brand ambassador for the team Kerala Strikers
Actress Mamta Mohandas and Bhavana are the brand ambassadors of the team Kerala Strikers in the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).
List of awards bagged by Bhavana
|Nammal||2002||Kerala State Film Award||Special Jury Award for Best Actress|
|Daivanamathil||2005||Kerala State Film Award||Second Best Actress|
|Chithiram Pesuthadi||2006||Filmfare Awards South||Best Actress|
|Nammal||2002||Asianet Film Awards||Best Supporting Actress Award|
|Daivanamathil||2005||Asianet Film Awards||Best Supporting Actress Award|
|Nammal||2002||Mathrubhumi Awards||Best New Actress|
|Swapnakoodu, C.I.D. Moosa||2003||Mathrubhumi Awards||Most Entertaining Actress|
|Daivanamathil||2005||Grihalakshmy Awards||Special Jury Award|
|Daivanamathil||2005||Jersey Foundation Awards||Best Actress|
|Daivanamathil||2005||Kalakeralam Awards||Best Actress|
|Chithiram Pesuthadi||2006||Sathyan Awards||Best Tamil Actress|
Bhavana and Naveen got engaged on 9th March 2017
Kannada film producer Naveen and Bhavana had been dating for a long time. They finally got engaged on 9th March 2017.
Bhavana’s hottest pics of all times
Killing it in a beautiful black dress!
Her statuesque, Her attitude, simply Hot!
Bhavana in a gorgeous gold saree.
A Yellow flower!
This ‘Blue’ my mind!
The eyes that took many lives!
One can stare into those eyes for hours.
Karthika Menon was kidnapped and molested by her driver Sunil Kumar
Actress Bhavana filed a complaint against her driver Sunil Kumar on account of molestation and kidnapping. Subsequently, the driver was arrested. Further investigation revealed that Actor Dileep was the mastermind behind the entire act. He was arrested and sent to Aluva jail on 10th July 2017.