Praveen hails from Payyanur, Kannur, Kerala. He is a software engineer by profession. He got married to Radhika. He lives in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA.
Praveen started his career as a model. Fascinated to cinema right from his youth, He appeared in a television show that promoted budding models. During its 60th episode of the show, he was selected Model of the week. He anchored ‘Suprabhatham’ in Kairali TV.
Praveen attended several screen tests and finally entered the silver screen with the commercial hit film ‘Nee Ko Njaa Cha’, an acronym for Ninnem Kollum Njaanum Chaavum. He played the character role Shishir in the film ‘August Club’. Apart from acting in films, Praveen acted in few short films and television ads.