KV Anand is an Indian cinematographer, film director, and former photojournalist, working mainly in the South Indian film industry. After a short period as a journalist, he became a cinematographer in the early 1990s, working for about fifteen films in the Southern and Bollywood industries. Anand won the National Film Award for Best Cinematography for his debut film as a cinematographer, Thenmavin Kombath, In 2005, Anand turned film director with the critically acclaimed Kana Kandaen (2005) and rose to fame with his second film, Ayan (2009), third film, Ko (2011), fourth film Maattrraan (2012) and fifth film Anegan (2015).
Born on: 30 October, 1966
Born in: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Died on: 30 April, 2021