Anand Neelakantan is an Indian Screenwriter and Author. Anand was born on the 5th of December in the year 1973. He was born in Thrippunithura, Kerala. He studied from Government Engineering College in Trichur, Kerala. He then worked in the Indian Oil Corporation. Later he started drawing cartoons for magazines.
He married Aparna Anand. They had a son and a daughter. Their names are Ananya Anand and
Abhinav Anand. Anand started his career as an author with the book “Asura: Tale of the Vanquished.” He then penned more books like “Ajaya: Roll of the Dice,” “Ajaya: Rise of Kali,” “Bhoomija: Sita,” “Ravana’s Sister: Meenakshi,” “Shanta,” and many more.
He was the author of the book “The Rise of Sivagami,” a continuation of the magnum opus film Bahubali by S. S. Rajamouli. Anand also worked in a few TV shows as a Screenplay Writer. The shows in which he worked are “
Siya Ke Ram,” “
Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat,” “
Sankatmochan Mahabali Hanuman,” and “Adaalat-2.” Anand won the Kalinga International Literary Award 2017.