Bhavana‘s real name is Karthika, is the daughter of Asst. Cinematographer, G.Balachandran Menon and Pushpa. Bhavana has only one brother named Jayaddev.Bhavana‘s first film “nammal” was a big hit in malayam.Nammal was released in 2002.In 2003, she became the part of big hit movies like Chronic Bachelor, C.I.D.Moosa, Swapnakoodu etc.Bhavana got the State Awardfor Best Character Actress for Daivanamathil in 2006.
Bhavana‘s new project’s are vaazhthukkal with madhavan, Jayamkondaan with vinay and Saddam Hussain with dhanush. vaazhthukkal is directed by Seeman, Jayamkondaan by Kannan and Saddam Hussain is directed by Ram. B. V. Rama Rao’s Ontari is bhavana‘s upcoming telugu film with Gopichand at 2008.