After trying her luck in Malayalam and Tamil, Bhavana makes her debut in Sandalwood. Her first movie is titled Jackie. Puneeth Rajkumar is the hero of the film. The movie was launched in Bangalore.
In Jackie, Bhavana plays a simple and innocent girl. This is similar to her done role in the Tamil movie Veyil. Her character name is Lakshmi. She has done a lot of village girl roles in her films in Malayalam and Tamil and is happy that the same kinda role is offered in Kannada too.