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.
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.
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.
[last edited: 26 August 2008]