Bhanu was popularly known as Muktha in Malayalam film industry. She started her career as a child artist she was in class six. She acted in television serials such as Swaram and then switched on to film industry. Her first film Lal Jose's Achanurangatha Veedu released in 2005, when Muktha was doing her 8th standard. She later acted in a Telugu film, Photo. She made her successful entry into Tamil film industry through the film Thaamirabharani opposite Vishal. She later starred in someMalayalam films like Nasrani and Goal. She played an established actress in the Tamil film Pudhumugangal Thevai. In 2013, she signed her first Kannada film, Darling, directed by Santhu. On 23 August 2015, she got engaged to Rinku Tomy, brother of Rimi Tomy and on 30 August 2015 she married him at St George Syro-Malabar Catholic Forane Church in Edappally, Kochi. Her upcoming movie is Athade.