Elsa George (born 1991), better known by her stage name Muktha in the Malayalam film industry and by Bhanu in the Tamil film industry, is an Indian film and television actress. She is also a classical dancer and an entrepreneur.
19 November 1991 (age 27)
Kolenchery, Kerala, India
|Occupation||Actress, model, dancer, makeup artist & stylist|
|Spouse(s)||Rinku Tomy (2015–present)|
Muktha started her career as a child artist when she was in class six. She acted in television serials such as Swaram (on Amrita TV)  and then switched to the film industry. Her first film, Lal Jose's Achanurangatha Veedu, released in 2005, when Muktha was doing her 8th standard. She was seen as Lisamma in the film and The Hindu wrote "It's perhaps one of the most enduring female roles in modern Malayalam cinema".
She later acted in a Telugu film titled Photo opposite Geetanjali and Anjali. She made her successful entry into the Tamil film industry with the film Thaamirabharani opposite Vishal. She later starred in some Malayalam films like Nasrani and Goal.
She played an established actress in the Tamil film Pudhumugangal Thevai.
In Moondru Per Moondru Kadhal she played the role of a "feisty young woman" called Mallika who belongs to a fishing community. For her role, she spent one month on the beach under the sun, getting herself a tan and also learnt to speak Tamil in the Nagercoil slang.
Muktha was born as Elsa George, the youngest of two children to George and Saly at Kolenchery. She has an elder sister, Doshy Marya George. She went to St. Augustine's Girls Higher Secondary School, Kothamangalam, Kerala.
On 23 August 2015, she got engaged to Rinku Tomy, brother of Rimi Tomy. On 30 August 2015 she married him at St George Catholic Forane Church in Edappally, Kochi. She gave birth to a baby girl on 2016.
|2007||Thaamirabharani||Bhanumathy Saravanaperumal||Tamil||Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Debut Actress|
|Ponnar Shankar||Tamil||Special appearance|
|Moondru Per Moondru Kaadhal||Mallika||Tamil|
|Desingu Raja||as herself||Tamil||Special appearance for nilavatam nethiyela song|
|Lisammayude Veedu||Malayalam||Archive footage|
Shot from Achanurangatha Veedu
|Angry Babies in Love||Interviewer||Malayalam|
|Ormayundo Ee Mukham||Hema||Malayalam|
|2015||You Too Brutus||Ancy||Malayalam|
|Chirakodinja Kinavukal||Dancer||Malayalam||Special appearance|
|Vasuvum Saravananum Onna Padichavanga||Seema||Tamil|
- "ഓലക്കുടചൂടി വരന്, ചട്ടയും മുണ്ടുമണിഞ്ഞ് വധു;താരവിവാഹം വ്യത്യസ്തമായി". mathrubhumi.com. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
- A Sharadhaa (9 October 2013). "Bhanu all for darling". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- Nita Sathyendran (10 December 2011). "Act of expression". The Hindu. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- A Sharadhaa (11 February 2013). "Muktha replaces Vedhika in Brindavana". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- "Muktha - Exploited by her father!". Sify.com. 16 October 2008. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- "Muktha - Find what you like". tikkview. 30 January 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- V Lakshmi, TNN (11 July 2012). "Bhanu is back with Sivaji now! - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- TNN (23 December 2012). "Bhanu is back! - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- "Yogi sizzles with Darling co-star Bhanu - The Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 1 January 1970. Retrieved 17 October 2013.