is an actor in Malayalam cinema industry and tele serial industry. He was born and brought up in Trivandrum. He debuted his acting career as a child artist in a film Vivahithare Ithile directed by
in 1986. Then he acted in many films like Nilakurinhi Poothappol (1986), Unnikale Oru Kadha Parayam (1987), , Sreedharante Onnam Thirumurivu (1987). He is remembered for his role of Monukuttan in Sanmanassulavarkku Samadhanam (1987) and Rameshan , Mohanlal’s little brother, in Kireedam (1989) as a child artist. He was also part of Chenkol (1993), the sequel of Kireedam. He also played the character role of Sethurama Iyyer, brother-in-law of Kavya Madahavan, in director Kamal’s Perumazhakkalam (2004) and a small role in Shafi’s Thommanum Makkalum (2005). He has done good characters in some offbeat movies like director Snehajith’s Scene No.001 (2011) and director Vijayakrishnan’s Umma (2011)
He became popular as an actor in teleserials.His debut serial was AD 2000 by director Satheesh Ananthapuri in Doordarshan in which, Yadhu paired with Actress Manjusha. He did many serials since then. His role in the serial Indraneelam on Surya TV, directed by Arun , Yadu played the important role of character Hari. He also played a good role in Sanjeev Sivan’s Veera Marthanda Varma on Surya TV. He has played the negative character of Adarsh (Jithin’s son in law) in the recently completed popular mega serial Kungumappovu on Asianet. Most of his roles are negative, but he won best character award from Asianet in 2009 for a teleserial Malayogam directed by Shiva Mohan Thampi. In Malayogam, he played the lead positive role as Madhavankutty. He is also playing important characters in serial Chandrodayam on Doordarshan and Kadhanayika on Surya TV. Yadhu Krishnan has been hosting the programme Thiranottam, on Asianet Cable Vision channel, based on Superstar Mohanlal acting career and the program completed almost 350 episodes. He is also anchoring the Friday morning phone in programme American Cafe on Kairali channel since 2011.
Yadhu was trained classical dancer like Kathakali and Mohiniattam in his school days for 12 years and won many prizes in dance competitions. He got opportunity as child artist in films through this.Yadhu Krishna’s brother Vidhu Krishnan was also a child actor in films, like Mayilpeelikkavu (1998), and acted in some teleserials. Yadhu Krishna’s father is a retired as senior manager from Canara bank. Yadhu Krishnan got married to Lakshmi in 2008 and the couple has a daughter Aradhya, born in 2011.