Bhavvana- Another gift from the Malayalam film industry to
South Indian films. She was born on 6th June 1986 in Peringavu in
Thrissur District, Kerala to parents G. Balachandran, an assistant cameraman
and Pushpa, a housewife. Her original name was Karthika, nicknamed Kaathi. She
has a brother named Jaidev.
entry into the movies happened when she was in Class 11, through veteran
Malayalam director Kamal''''s hit film ''''Nammal''''(2002), where she portrayed the
character ''''Parimalam'''', a girl living in a slum exceptionally well. Though she
acted in a supporting role in the film, her performance and dialogue delivery
catapulted her name to the list of top young stars of Malayalam industry at
that time. This movie won her Kerala State''''s special jury award. After her
debut she did several films in Malayalam and most of them were hits.
Bhavvana is a popular face in Tamil cinema also. She become a new sensation
in Tamil film industry when her Tamil debut ''''Chitthiram Pesudhadi'''' (2006) and
''''Veyyil'''', released the same year became huge hits. She got countless offers
after that and most of her Tamil movies are big hits making her star value
Bhavvana has a very pleasing demeanor and always wants to build up good
kinship with the people around her. The young actress is now getting a shower
of offers from well known directors in Malayalam as well as Tamil films. With
her immense talent, Bhavvana has had a taste of success within a short span of
time of her entry into films.