K. V. Anand
K. V. Anand (born in 1966) is an Indian cinematographer, film director and former photo journalist, 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) and third film, Ko (2011). As a cinematographer, Anand is best known for his dynamic composition, lighting techniques and the ability to tell stories through visual images.