Personal Biography / Profile Details
Name : Karthika Menon
Screen Name : Bhavana
Nick Name : Kaathi,Thakkidu (തക്കിടു )
Date of Birth : 06-06-1986
Birth Place : Thrissur, Kerala, India
Zodiac Sign : Gemini
Sex : Female
Height : 5'6"
Hair Color : Black
Eyes Color : Black
Prominent Feature : Bubby smile and Eyes
Schooling : Holy Family Girls' High School, Chembukkavu, Thrissur.
Education : when she is 11th standard She came in to the films.
Nationality : Indian
Religion : Hindu
Marital Status : Single
Mother Tongue : Malayalam
Languages Known : English , Hindi , Malayalam , telugu & tamil.
Contact Address : " Chandrakantham",
Perigavu. P. O,
Thrissur, Kerala, India.
Father,Mother and Brother
Father’s Name : G.Balachandran Menon
Mother’s Name : Pushpa
Brother : Jayadev
Film Background (Filmography)
Working Field : Actress
Years Active : 2002-Present
Debut Film : Nammal (malayalam)(2002)
Acted in : Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada
2002 Nammal Name: Parimalam Language: Malayalam
2003 Chronic Bachelor Name: Sandhya Language: Malayalam
2003 Thilakkam Name:Gauri Language: Malayalam Special appearance
2003 C.I.D. Moosa Name: Meena Language: Malayalam
2003 Swapnakoodu Name: Padma Language: Malayalam
2003 Ivar Name: Nandhini Language: Malayalam
2003 Valathottu Thirinjal Nalamathe Veedu Name: Sangeetha Varma Language: Malayalam
2004 Parayam Name: Sudha Language: Malayalam
2004 Chathikkatha Chanthu Name: Indira Language: Malayalam
2004 Runway Item number Language: Malayalam Cameo appearance
2004 Youth Festival Name: Parvathy Language: Malayalam
2004 Amrutham Name: Mridula Language: Malayalam
2005 Bunglavil Outha Language: Malayalam
2005 Udayananu Tharam Name: Gayathri Language: Malayalam Guest appearance
2005 Hridayathil Sookshikkan Name: Amritha Language: Malayalam
2005 Police Name: Sethulakshmi Language: Malayalam
2005 Daivanamathil Name: Sameera Language: Malayalam
2005 Chanthupottu Name: Rosa Language: Malayalam
2005 Naran Name: Leela Language: Malayalam
2005 Bus Conductor Name: Sugandhi Language: Malayalam
2006 Chithiram Pesuthadi Name: Charumathi (Charu) Language: Tamil
2006 Chinthamani Kolacase Name: Chinthamani Warrier Language: Malayalam
2006 Kisan Language: Malayalam
2006 Chess Name: Dr. Radhika Language: Malayalam
2006 Kizhakku Kadalkarai Salai Name: Priya Language: Tamil
2006 Veyil Name: Meenakshi Language: Tamil
2007 Deepavali Name: Susi Language: Tamil
2007 Koodal Nagar Name: Manimekalai Language: Tamil
2007 Chotta Mumbai Name: 'Parakkum' Latha Language: Malayalam
2007 Arya Name: Deepika Language: Tamil
2007 Rameswaram Name: Vasanthi Language: Tamil
2008 Vaazhthugal Name: Kayalvizhi Thirunavukkarasu Language: Tamil
2008 Ontari Name: Bujji Language: Telugu
2008 Mulla Mentally challenged girl Language: Malayalam Special appearance
2008 Jayamkondaan Name: Annapurani Language: Tamil
2008 Hero Name: Krishnaveni Language: Telugu
2008 Twenty:20 Name: Ashwathy Nambiar Language: Malayalam
2008 LollyPop Name: Rosebella Language: Malayalam
2009 Sagar alias Jacky Reloaded Name: Aarathi Menon Language: Malayalam
2009 Winter Name: Shyama Ramdas Language: Malayalam
2009 Robin Hood Name: Rupa Language: Malayalam
2009 Mahatma Name: Krishnaveni Language: Telugu
2010 Happy Husbands Name: Krishnendu Mukundhan Language: Malayalam
2010 Asal Name: Sulabha Pillai Language: Tamil
2010 Jackie Name: Lakshmi Language: Kannada
2010 Marykkundoru Kunjaadu Name: Mary Ittichan Language: Malayalam
2011 Kudumbasree Travels Name: Aswathy Language: Malayalam
2011 The Metro Name: Anupama Language: Malayalam
2011 Doctor Love Name: Abin Language: Malayalam
2011 Only Vishnuvardhana Name: Bharathi Language: Kannada
2011 Oru Marubhoomikkadha Name: Eliana Language: Malayalam
2012 Nippu Name: Vaishnavi Language: Telugu Cameo appearance
2012 Romeo Language: Kannada Post-production
2012 Trivandrum Lodge Language: Malayalam Filming
2012 Topiwala Language: Kannada Filming
2012 Ozhimuri Language: Malayalam Filming
2012 Bachchan Language: Kannada Filming
2013 Honey Bee Language: Malayalam Pre-production
2013 Left Right Left Language: Malayalam Pre-production
Awards & Nominations
Debut Award : Special Jury Award for Best Actress Movie"Nammal"
2002 : Kerala State Film Special Jury Award for Best Actress -"Nammal".
: Asianet Award for Best Supporting Actress - "Nammal"
: Mathrubhumi Award for Best New Actress - Nammal
2003 : Mathrubhumi Award for Most Entertaining Actress - Swapnakoodu, C.I.D. Moosa
2005 : Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actress -Daivanamathil.
: Asianet Award for Best Supporting Actress -Daivanamathil.
: Grihalakshmy Special Jury Award - Daivanamathil
: Jersey Foundation Award for Best Actress - Daivanamathil
2006 : Filmfare Best Tamil Female Debut Award -"Chithiram Pesuthadi".
: Filmfare Best Tamil Actress Award -"Chithiram Pesuthadi".
Favourite Food : kerala dishes and sea foods
Favourite Drink : coconut water
Favourite Dress : T-shirts, jeans, occasionally sarees and Salwar Kameez
Favourite Colours : Black , green and yellow
Favourite Place : kerala , Singapore and goa
Favourite God : Lord Guruvayurappa
Favourite Sports : Tennis and cricket
Favourite Hero : Rajini kanth, Mammooty, mohan lal and kamal hasan
Favourite Actress : Preity Zinta and Shobana
Favourite Director : Bala
Favourite Films : 'Thaniaavarthanam' and 'Innalae' in Malayalam.
'Chak De', 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' and 'Black'In Hindi.
'Nick Of Time' and 'Titanic'in English.
Favourite Song : Enthandaga Unnave
Favourite Music Director: Ilayaraja and A.R .Rahman
Hobbies : Music,Watching movies and Reading books
Inspiration : Savithri. About her: "I happened to see some of her classics recently. She was an excellent performer. I was really impressed with her versatility in acting. I'm going to follow her style of acting in my future films…"
For Beauty : Walking, Aerobics and Taking diet food
Life Goal : To become a cinematographer like her father or a movie director.
Dream Role : played Mani chitrathazhu shobana’s Role
Bhavana's father is assistant cinematographer.
when she is 11th standard She came in to the film industry.
Bhavana's debut movie is Nammal (malayalam).
Her famous movies are Chronic Bachelor, CID Moosa, Ivar, Runway, Youth Festival, Parayam, Veyil,Chithiram Pesuthadi etc
She was South Indian actress acted in Malayalam,Tamil, Telugu,and Kannada
Bhavana acted in Kannada movie "Jackie".
She acted in variety of glamorous roles.
She won many awards
Become a Famous Actress in India is the Bhavana's Life Goal
Hates sudden dream song popping up in tamilmovies
About acting :
"I never bother about the number of films I'm doing, but am concerned only about the quality of my role and the crew…"
About Tamil Industry :
"Tamil directors are quite understanding by nature. Most of them portray the female characters with care and dignity…"