Bhavana Balakrishnan is a prominent Indian television anchor, well-respected for her work as a news anchor and journalist. She is highly regarded as a sports journalist, following in the footsteps of Mayanti Langer.

Currently, Balakrishnan is working as a broadcaster for Star Sports and has hosted numerous programs on the channel. She was among the female commentators who provided commentary during the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

If you want to know more about Bhavana Balakrishnan, then keep reading this blog as we are going to discuss Bhavana Balakrishnan Biography, here we will be discussing her personal life, her family, her career, and many other things.

Bhavana Balakrishnan Biography

Bhavana Balakrishnan Biography
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Bhavana Balakrishnan was born on 22 May 1982 (Age: 42 years), she was born and brought up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She is popularly known as VJ Bhavana, she loves to dance and is a trained professional Bharatanatyam dancer. 

Full NameBhavana Balakrishnan
Name in Tamilபாவனா பாலகிருஷ்ணன்
Nick NameVJ Bhavana
ProfessionAnchor, Radio Jockey, Commentator, Play Back Singer, Video Jockey, Classical Dancer
Age42 years
Date of Birth22nd May 1982 
Mother TongueTamil
Zodiac/Sun SignGemini
Hometown/Birthplace Chennai, India
Current AddressMumbai, India
HobbiesDancing (Bharatnatyam)
Personal Details of Bhavana Balakrishnan

Bhavana Balakrishnan Education, Qualification

Bhavana Balakrishnan was born in Chennai and completed her schooling and graduated from there only. She went to Chettinad Vidashram School in Chennai and after completing her schooling she joined Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, where she got a degree in Chemical Engineering. Then she went on to do post-graduation. She did her master’s in business administration (MBA) from the Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai. 

SchoolChettinad Vidyashram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
College Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Chennai

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
Degree/Graduation Chemical Engineering
Education Details of Bhavana Balakrishnan

Bhavana Balakrishnan Husband, Family

Bhavana Balakrishnan is married to Nikhil Ramesh, Nikhil is a Mumbai based businessman they got married on 6th December 2011. There is no information about her and Nikhil having kids, the same will be updated as soon as we get information about it from an authentic source.

Bhavana Balakrishnan with her Husband - Nikhil Ramesh
Bhavana Balakrishnan with her Husband – Nikhil Ramesh

Bhavana Balakrishnan Family

Bhavana Balakrishnan is among those famous celebrities who prefer to keep their personal life behind closed doors, hence there is no information regarding the same. The same will be updated once we get information about it from an authentic source.

Parent’s NameFather: Yet to update
Mother: Yet to Update
Siblings/CousinsYet to Update
Best FriendsSamyuktha
Relationship StatusMarried  (m. 6th December  2011)
Husband/SpouseNikhil Ramesh (Businessman)
ChildrenYet to Update
Family Details of Bhavana

Bhavana Balakrishnan Height, Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeters: 165 cm
In Meters: 1.65 m
In Inches: 5’4″
Weight55 Kgs
Body Measurements32-28-34
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Physical Stats

Bhavana Balakrishnan Career

Balakrishnan initially worked as a radio jockey for a brief period before transitioning to television. 

Bhavana Balakrishnan TV Career

Balakrishnan started her career as a host with Raj TV, debuting with the show Beach Girls Show. Later in 2011, she decided to become a full-time anchor with Star Vijay now called Vijay TV channel. Her first show with the channel was Super Singer Junior, and she continued to host Airtel Super Singer until 2018. Along with these, Balakrishnan also hosted several other shows for the channel, one of the most popular shows that she hosted was called  the “Fun Unlimited” season of Jodi Number One.

Bhavana Balakrishnan Sports Anchoring

Balakrishnan started working as a sports journalist for Star Sports in 2017, where she hosted broadcasts for the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Pro Kabaddi League. During the 2018 IPL season, she also served as a commentator for Star Sports Tamil and was one of only two female presenters during the league that year.

Bhavana Balakrishnan Singing Career

Balakrishnan also made her singing debut in 2018 with her first single, “The MashUp Series by BB,” and in 2020, she recorded her first playback song for music director Dharan. The song, titled “Veerathi Veera,” has been viewed by more than half a million people on YouTube.

Bhavana Balakrishnan TV Shows

TV Show NameChannel
Beach Girls ShowRaj TV
Super Singer JuniorVijay TV
Airtel Super SingerVijay TV
Fun Unlimited ( Jodi Number One)Vijay TV
Indian Premier LeagueStar Sports
Pro Kabaddi LeagueStar Sports
TV Shows

Bhavana Balakrishnan Song

Song NameYearMovie
Veerathi Veera2020Irandaam Kuththu
Music Video

Bhavana Balakrishnan Net Worth and Salary

Bhavana Balakrishnan’s net worth is around $5 Million.

Net Worth in Dollar$5 Million
Net Worth In Indian RupeesINR 41 Crore
SalaryINR 1 Lakh per project
Bhavana Balakrishnan Net Worth

Bhavana Balakrishnan Social Media Profiles

InstagramInstagram Profile@bhavnabalakrishnan
TwitterTwitter Profile@bhavna__b
Bhavana Balakrishnan Social Media Handles

Bhavana Balakrishnan Favorites

Favorite ActorRajinikanth, Nagarjuna, Shahrukh Khan
Favorite MusicianA.R. Rahman
Favorite FoodSouth-Indian Food
Favorite CricketerM S Dhoni
Favorite ColorYellow, Black
Favorite Things of Balakrishnan

Bhavana Balakrishnan Controversies

Bhavana Balakrishnan is a Tv personality and more importantly an anchor, this job of hers tends to throw people into controversial situations and Bhavana is no exception.

Bhavana Balakrishnan and Radhika Apte

Bhavna Balakrishnan criticized Radhika Apte for making inappropriate remarks which were deemed inappropriate. Radhika Apte is known for her involvement in controversies and has faced numerous issues. During an interview, Radhika Apte was asked about some of the silly things she had done during her early days in the industry.

In her response, she stated that she had worked in South Indian films and found them to be hard work but well-paying. This comment was met with criticism from the South Indian film industry, TV artists, and the public.

Bhavna Balakrishnan conveyed her dissatisfaction with Radhika’s generalization of the South Indian film industry on social media. However, Bhavna acknowledged that Radhika might have faced some difficulties at the beginning of her career in the South.

Radhika was also asked about gender inequality in the South film industry and responded that while she wouldn’t make a generalization, she had observed it in some of the projects she had worked on.

In addition, Radhika disclosed why she had slapped a South Indian actor who had behaved inappropriately toward her. Radhika Apte has acted in numerous South Indian films and became famous after starring in a blockbuster movie with Superstar Rajinikanth.

Facts about Bhavana Balakrishnan

  • Since her school days, she has been devoted to the practice of Bharatnatyam and is now a skilled dancer in this traditional Indian art form.
  • In addition to her talents in dancing, she is also accomplished as a voice artist and a playback singer.
  • Prior to pursuing a career as a Vj, she worked as a newspaper columnist, showcasing her talents as a writer.
  • Bhavana’s career in media began as a Radio Jockey at Chennai Live – 104.8 FM.
  • She was honored with the Globus Style Awards in 2013 for her role as a stylish anchor.
  • Bhavana Balakrishnan is a Gym freak
  • Bhavana Balakrishnan loves to play Ukulele and sing the covers of famous songs.
  • In 2019 She received the ‘VJ of the Year’ award from Luxury Affair.


Who is Bhavana Balakrishnan?

Bhavana Balakrishnan is a famous TV and Sports Anchor.

What is the age of Bhavana Balakrishnan?

Bhavana Balakrishnan is 42 years, she was born on 22nd May 1982.

What is Bhavana Balakrishnan’s Net worth?

Bhavana Balakrishnan’s net worth is around $5 Million.

What is the salary of Bhavana Balakrishnan?

VJ Bhavana charges 1 Lakh per project as her salary.

What is Bhavana Balakrishnan’s Father’s Name?

Bhavana Balakrishnan’s father’s name is not known and is yet to update.

Who is Bhavana Balakrishnan’s husband?

Bhavana Balakrishnan is Married  to Nikhil Ramesh (Businessman) they got married on 6th December  2011.

Does VJ Bhavana have a child?

As of now, VJ Bhavana does not have any Children.

What is the relationship between anchor Bhavana and Samyuktha?

Samyuktha provided an explanation of her true connection with Bhavana. According to Samyuktha, Bhavana is actually her senior at school and the two of them have a very strong and close friendship.