Anant Mahadevan

Author: Anant Mahadevan

Profile: Anant Mahadevan is an Indian writer, actor and film director of Hindi and Marathi films and television series in India, since the 1980s. He is also credited as Ananth Narayan Mahadevan.  He is born in Thrissur, Travancore, Cochin, India. He is also involved in the professional English and Hindi theatre. In the year 1984, he began his career in films. In, Evening Shadows, a Hindi feature film in 2018 Anant has played the role of Damodar.

Writing style: Anant Mahadevan is man bestowed with many talents, right from writing and directing screenplays, varied choice of roles, the man juggles it all with elan.

Published Texts:

Filmography

Director

Films

2002 – Dil Vil Pyar Vyar

2004 – Dil Maange More!!!

2006 – Aksar

2007 – Aggar: Passion Betrayal Terror

2007 – Victoria No. 203: Diamonds Are Forever

2008 – Anamika: The Untold Story

2009 – Red Alert: The War Within

2010 – Mee Sindhutai Sakpal (Marathi)

2012 – Staying Alive

The Storyteller (Upcoming film)

2014 – The Xpose (film)

2015 – Gour Hari Dastaan

RoughBook (upcoming film)

2016 – Life’s Good

2016 – Rukhmabai Bhimrao Raut (film based on Rukhmabai Bhimrao Raut)

2017 – Aksar

2020 – Mere Sai (Bal Gangadhar Tilak)

2020 – Avrodh

2020 – Bitter Sweet (Marathi film)

Television

1990 – The Sword of Tipu Sultan

1994 – Dekh Bhai Dekh

1994 – Junoon (as Advocate Vrinal Modi)

1997 – Ghar Jami

1997-1998 – Zabaan Sambhalke (Season 2)

1998-1999 – Jaan

2003 – Devi

Writer

2004 – Dil Maange More!!! (story)

2006 – Aksar (story)

2008 – Anamika: The Untold Story (screenplay)

2010 – Mee Sindhutai Sakpal (screenplay)

Actor

1989 – Chandni (Chandni’s friend husband)

1991 – Vishkanya – Bajrang

1992 – Nagin Aur Lootere – Nagraj

1992 – Khiladi – Neelam’s Uncle

1993 – Professor Ki Padosan

1993 – Gardish – Havaldar Sawant

1993 – Baazigar – Vishwanath Sharma (Ajay’s father)

1993 – Bedardi – Professor Harish Thakkar

1993 – Bhookamp – Akhtar

1993 – Kanoon – Pasha Polyster (Vijay Saxena’s Assistant)

1994 – Gangster

1994 – Prem Yog

Live Today

1995 – God and Gun

1995 – Janam Kundli

1995 – Gaddaar – Mr.Saxena

1995 – Hum Dono

1995 – Akele Hum Akele Tum

1996 – Vijeta

Yes Boss

Ishq

Miss 420

Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha

Main Solah Baras Ki

1998 – Kudrat

Dil Kya Kare – DCP Krishan Kumar

Mann – Creditor

1999 – Baadshah (uncredited) –Seth. Mahendra

2000 –Rhythm (Tamil film)

2004 – Shikaar

Chhupa Rustam: A Musical Thriller

Hum Ho Gaye Aap Ke

Kyo Kii… Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta

Tum Se Ancha Kaun Hai

Aisaa Kyon

Satta

Jogger’s Park

Sandwich

The Train: Some Lines Should Never Be Crossed…

Aap Kaa Surroor – TV News Reporter

2007 – Victoria No. 203: Diamonds Are Forever (Film Director)

2008 – Rafoo Chakkar: Fun on the Run (Harbans Singh)

2008 – EMI (Babu)

2009 – 8×10 Tasveer (Sundar Puri)

2010 – Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke (V.G. Chunawala)

2010 – Barood:  (The Fire) – A Love Story (Amit Vohra)

2012 –Staying Alive

2014 – The Xpose

2015 – Papanasam (Tamil film)

2017-2018 – Aadat Se Majboor (TV Series) as Roshan Lal Tootejaa/ Darshan Lal Tootejaa

2018 – Vishwaroopam 2/Vishwaroop 2 (Tamil/Hindi film)

2018 – Evening Shadows – Damodar

2018 – 2.0 (Tamil film)

2020 – Scam (1992)

2021 – Indian 2 (Tamil film) – to be released

Awards and Acknowledgements:

2010 – Received the National Award (along with Sanjay Pawar – for Best Screenplay and Dialogues for the successful Marathi movie Mee Sindhutai Sakpal

2010 – Special Jury Award at the National Film Awards (for the Marathi movie Mee Sindhutai Sakpal)

2014 – Film Gour Hari Dastaan was part of the Indian Panorama at the International Film Festival of India Goa, at the International Film Festival of Bangalore, at the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) and at the International Film Festival of Chennai.

‘Rough Book’ is his next film that generated excitement in the Film Bazaar held in Goa and in the festival circuit.