Alias Karthika Menon
Age 32 years
Height 5'8"
Weight 60.00 Kgs
Occupation Actress
Language Worked in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam
Birth Place Thrissur, Kerala, India
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Education Holy Family Girls' High School, Chembukkavu, Thrissur. when she is 11th sta
Parents G.Balachandran Menon, Pushpa
Brothers Jayadev
Favourite Cuisine Indian Cuisine South Indian
Favourite Color Red, Black, White
City Kerala

Karthika Menon (born 6 June 1986), better known by her stage name Bhavana, is an Indian film actress from Thrissur, Kerala, who works in the South Indian film industry. She made her acting debut in Kamal's Nammal (2002), which won her critical acclaim and various honors. In a career spanning over a decade, she has appeared in over sixty films and won two Kerala State Film Awards.

Bhavana was born Karthika Menon[2] in Nellangara, Thrissur, Kerala, the daughter of Pushpa and assistant cinematographer, G. Balachandra Menon. She has one brother, Jayadev, who currently lives in Vancouver, Canada. She studied at Holy Family Girls' High School, Chembukkavu, near Kerala state zoo Thrissur. Bhavana, who describes herself as a restless and a confused person and someone who's "hard to handle", states that she had grown up with a dream to become an actress.

She recalls that, as a five-year-old, she used to imitate actress Amala's scenes from the Malayalam film Ente Sooryaputhrikku in front of the mirror and was even willing to jump from a building and break her arm, like Amala's character did in the film.

She is the brand ambassador along with actress Lakshmi Rai for team Kerala Strikers for the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL), captained by Mohanlal, who is also one of the owners of the team, and vice-captain Indrajith.

In 2010, she starred in her first Kannada film alongside Puneeth Rajkumar acted in Jackie which was a blockbuster. Following the film's huge success, the film was dubbed into Telugu and Malayalam. Bhavana is said to be paired with Emraan Hashmi & Amitabh Bachchan in an upcoming Bollywood film.

Her second Kannada movie Only Vishnuvardhana with Sudeep opened to a big response. Bhavana is doing a great comeback in mollywood with the latest movies Ozhimuri and Trivandrum Lodge.In Trivandrum Lodge she had done a cameo role.