Bhavana Menon proudly stands as one of the few actresses to command a fan following across entire South India.
Age and Height
Bhavana was born on 6 June 1986 and is 32 years old as of 2018. She is 5 feet 3-inch.
Bhavana was dating film producer Naveen for a long time. The two got married on 22 January 2018.
Bhavana was born as Karthika Menon in Thrissur, Kerala to G. Balachandran and Pushpa. She has a brother, Jayadev.
Bhavana made her film debut in 2002 with Nammal, when she was just 16 years old. The film was a huge success and Bhavana instantly become a sought-after newcomer. In the next four years, Bhavana appeared in almost two dozen films. Most of her films were well-received and she became an established actor in the Malayalam film industry.
In 2006 she made her Tamil debut with Chithiram Pesuthadi. The film was well-received both critically and commercially. She appeared in both Tamil and Malayalam films for the next few years. In 2008, she also debuted in Telugu film industry with Ontari. In 2010, she made her debut in Kannada film industry with Jackie, which was a huge success and Bhavana was showered with praise for her performance.
Though Bhavana has been active in all four industries since 2010, she found the most success in the Kannada industry. Her film Vishnuvardhana (2011) was extremely well-received, as was Romeo (2012). She had worked with the biggest actors of South Indian film industry, like Ajith Kumar, Madhavan, Puneeth Rajkumar etc.
On 17 Feb 2017 Bhavana was kidnapped while returning home. Passengers of a van got in an altercation with her driver, then entered into her car and drove it away. They dropped her after a few miles, during which she was threatened and sexually assaulted. A case was later filed.
Bhavana is inspired by actors like Rajnikanth and Preity Zinta. However, Amala Akkineni was her idol when she was a child. Singapore and Goa are her favourite international and domestic holiday destinations, respectively. She is also a fan of tennis and cricket.
Bhavana won the Kerala State Film Award (Special Mention) and Asianet Best Supporting Actress award for Nammal. She won the Kerala State Second Best Actress award and Asianet Best Character Actress award for Daivanamathil. For Chithiram Pesuthadi, she won the Filmfare South Best Actress award.
When she was a child, Bhavana used to imitate the stunts performed by Amala. She broke her ankle and almost jumped from a building.
Though Amala found great success as an actress, Bhavana wants to become a director or cinematographer.
|Famous Role||Parimalam in Nammal|
|Height (In Cm)||160|
|Date of Birth||1986-6-6|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||Peringavu, Kerala, India|
|Education Qualification||Not known|