Bhanu (born Muktha Elsa George) (Tamil:,Malayalam:,Telugu) is a Malayalee-born actress.
She is a rising actress in both Malluwood and Kollywood.
Bhanu aka Muktha started her career as a T.V. Serial artist. She made her debut through a Malayalam film directed by Lal Jose titled Achanurangatha Veedu in 2005. The movie won accolades and was a big hit. She then acted in a Telugu film titled Photo starring newcomers Anand and Anjali. Her fame was sky-rovcketed after Thamirabarani opposite Vishal in 2007.Her last release was Goal directed by Kamal.She has now two prestigious projects in her hand; Nasraani opposite Mammootty and Kangaroo opposite Prithviraj respectively.
Thamiraparani (தாமிரபரணி) (2007) is a Tamil film directed by Hari. The film stars Vishal, Bhanu, Prabhu, Nadiya and Nassar. The film's score and soundtrack are composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja. The film was released in January, 2007. This film is produced by Vijaya Production.
The story is centred on Bharani (Vishal). This loud, angry young man, who doesn’t mind letting his fist fly furiously, is totally in awe of his uncle Salt Saravanan (Prabhu). Vishal and his mother (Rohini) live with Saravanan and his mother (Manorama). It is a family that is typical to most Tamil movies. The villagers just venerate this big family.
Pitted against them is the other big one ----PVS family (peopled by Nadhiya, Vijayakumar and Nasser). And then there is Banu (Bhanu). Bharani, as cinema rules mandate, loves Banu. In a sense, he has rights to marry Banu as we are told that Sakunthala (Nadhiya) is the estranged wife of Saravanan. The two had parted ways over Saravanan’s extreme fondness for his sister ...