Bhavana Balachandran is a very active South Indian Actress working simultaneously in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu movies. Bhavana is born on 6 June 1986 in Thrissur, Kerala and is daughter of Asst. cinematographer G. Balanchandran Menon and Pushpa. Her original is Karthika, has one brother Jayadev settled in Vancouver, Canada.
She ventured into movies through NAMMAL by Kamal, opposite several newcomers like Siddharth, Jishnu, Renuka. The movie was a big success and won critical acclaim and several awards. Following success of NAMMAL, she got several offiers in Malayalam and acted with almost all top actors of the industry including Mammootty, Mohanlal, Suresh Gopi, Jayaram, Prithviraj, Kunchacko Boban, Jayasurya & Dileep. She became part of all the successful movies that were releasing in 2003 – Chronic Bachelor, CID Moosa, etc. She got state award and Film Fare Award for her role in Daivanamathil in 2006.
Chinthamani Koacase and CHESS were big successful movies that were released in 2006.
Bhavana got several offers from Tamil films – she has to refuse them due to her busy schedule in Malayalam. Her first Tamil film originally offered was Koodal Nagar opposite Bharath – but due to technical difficulties it was released very late in year April 2007. In a way, her first Tamil release was Chithiram Pesuthadi – which is huge success. Offers from Kollywood flooded. She did Kizhakku Kadalkari Salai, Veyyil. The later was again big success and her character Meenakshi won the hearts of both fans and critics. She also had a film with Madhavan in ARYA.
She is now waiting for release of “Jeyamkondann” against Nithin in Telugu.
She still has a long way to go in South Indian Film Industry.