Birth: 30-10-1965, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

K. V. Anand is an Indian cinematographer, film director and former photo journalist. After working for a short period as a journalist, he became a cinematographer in the early 1990s, working for about fifteen films in Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu. Later, Anand turned film director with the critically acclaimed film 'Kana Kandaen' and rose to fame with his second film 'Ayan'. Anand won the National Film Award for Best Cinematography for his debut film as a cinematographer, Thenmavin Kombath, in 1995.