Vi Anand

Vi Anand is an Indian film maker who works in Telugu and Tamil cinema. He is an architect turned film maker.

Vi Anand
Born (1979-02-20) 20 February 1979 (age 41)
OccupationScreenwriter, film director & architect
Years active2014–present
Spouse(s)Anu Vi Anand (m.2008)
ChildrenYathaarth Vi Anand Ahimsa Vi Anand

Early life & careerEdit

Vi Anand was born on Feb 20, 1979 in Erode, Tamil Nadu. He completed his Bachelor Of Architecture from the University of Madras as a gold medalist. In the year 2008 Anand joined director AR Murugadoss as an assistant director. He made his directorial debut with Hrudayam Ekkada Unnadi in 2014. In the same year he made his directorial debut in the Tamil film industry with a sci-fi drama Appuchi Gramam.[1] In the year 2015 he directed the Telugu action entertainer Tiger[2] starring Sundeep Kishan. The film Tiger was very well received by the critics and Anand was noted for the screen writing in the film. After the success of the film Tiger in Telugu Vi Anand went on to write and direct a supernatural romantic thriller Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada which featured Nikhil Siddharth, Hebah Patel, Nandita Swetha and Avika Gor in the lead roles. The film was released on 18 November 2016 and was touted to be critically acclaimed and a commercial blockbuster success at the box office. Now his most recent directorial outing Okka Kshanam, is a sci fi drama, starring Allu Sirish, Seerat Kapoor, Surbhi.[3] The film deals with a parallel life concept where the protagonist fights against his own destiny, fate and time. The film released worldwide on 28 December 2017 to mixed reviews from critics and audience. Vi Anand is well known and appreciated for bringing unique and novel concepts into south Indian film making and also his intelligent screenwriting.


As directorEdit

Year Title
2014 Hrudayam Ekkada Unnadi
2014 Appuchi Gramam
2015 Tiger
2016 Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada
2017 Okka Kshanam
2020 Disco Raja


  1. ^ "'Tiger' was to be made in Tamil: director". The Indian Express. 23 June 2015.
  2. ^ "A Sci-fi film titled 'Appuchi Gramam'".
  3. ^ "VI Anand- Mega hero film launched".

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