Praveena (born on 11 April 1979 in Changanacherry, Kerala, India) is an Indian film and soap actress who has starred in numerous Malayalam films and serials. She started her acting career in 1992 as a child artist. Her debut film was Gowri. Her debut as a heroine was Kaliyoonjal in 1997. She received the Kerala State Film Awards for her performances in the films Agnisakshi (1998) and Oru Pennum Randaanum (2008). She received the Kerala state award for dubbing also for Electra (2010) and Ivan Megharoopan (2012).
Praveena is a Malayalee television serial and film actress. She appeared in Agnisakshi, English Medium, Vasanthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njaanum, Swapnam, Megham, Swaram, and the recent Mounam Maalakamaar “Mohakadal”
She made her acting debut as a child artiste in an adaptation of T. Padmanabhan’s award-winning novel Gouri, following which she appeared on Doordarshan for Sapthaswarangal, a music programme.
Praveena later debuted in Malayalam cinema through Anil Babu’s Kaliyoonjal, in which she was paired opposite Dileep. In quite a few films (Oral Mathram, The Truth and Ezhupunna Tharakan), she played Mammootty’s sister.
The State award came her way for her work in Agnisakshi and Vaasanthiyum Lakshmiyum.
Praveena also performed as a voice artist, for actresses such as Jyothirmayi in Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum, for Kavya Madhavan in Mizhi Randilum and Sadanandante Samayam, and for Padmapriya in Amrutham.