Name : Karthika Menon
Born : 6 February 1986 (age 28)
Place : Thrissur, Kerala, India
Other names : Kaathi
Occupation : Actress
Years active : 2002–present
Parents : Balachandran,Pushpa
Karthika Menon 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.