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Anant Mahadevan, also credited as Ananth Narayan Mahadevan,[1][2] is a screenwriter, actor, and director of Hindi and Marathi films and television serials in India.[3] Having been an integral part of the Indian television serials and Hindi movies since the 1980s, he is also involved in the professional English and Hindi theatre. Ananth along with Sanjay Pawar received the National Award (2010) for the Best Screenplay and Dialogues for the successful Marathi movie Mee Sindhutai Sapkal. The film also fetched him the special jury award at the National Film awards 2010.

Ananth Mahadevan
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Born Thrissur, Travancore-Cochin, India
Occupation Film director, writer and actor
Years active 1984 – present

His latest film Gour Hari Dastaan was part of the Indian Panorama at the International Film Festival of India (2014) Goa, at the International Film Festival of Kerala IFFK (2014), the International Film Festival of Bangalore, and the International Film Festival of Chennai (2014). His next film Rough Book has already created enough excitement in the festival circuit and the Film Bazaar recently held in Goa.





  • Anamika: The Untold Story (2008) (screenplay)
  • Aksar (2006) (story)
  • Dil Maange More!!! (2004) (story)
  • Mee Sindhutai Sapkal (screenplay)



  1. ^ Red Alert: The War Within official site: "Cast & Crew"
  2. ^ Tuteja, Joginder. "'Red Alert could have been set in Cuba or Ireland' - Anant Mahadevan",, 7 July 2010
  3. ^ "എനിക്കും മലയാളത്തിനുമുള്ള അഭിമാനനേട്ടം - ആനന്ദ് മഹാദേവന്‍" [National Film Awards 2010 - Mathrubhumi Movies] (in Malayalam). Mathrubhumi. 20 May 2011. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Ananth Mahadevan's Rough Book brings Indian education into sharp focus". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 23 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Ananth Mahadevan to adapt Satyajit Ray's short story into film". Retrieved 30 October 2012.
  6. ^ "Staying Alive movie review: Wallpaper, Story, Trailer at Times of India". Retrieved 2012-06-12.

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