Praveena (born 11 April 1978) is an Indian film and soap actress who is well known for
her role as Goddess Shakti/Parvati in the Asianet TV Show Devi Mahatmya. She has starred in numerous Malayalam films and Television soap operas. She started her acting career in 1992. Her debut film was Gowri. Her debut as a heroine was in Kaliyoonjal (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 Elektra (2010) and Ivan Megharoopan (2012).