Anant Mahadevan (Malayalam: ആനന്ദ് മഹാദേവന്, Marathi: अनंत महादेवन), also credited as Ananth Narayan Mahadevan, is a screenwriter, actor and director of Hindi, Marathi films and television serials in India. Having been an integral part of the Indian television serials and Hindi movies since the 1980s, he is also actively 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 Marathi film " Mee Sindhutai Sapkal " also fetched him the special jury award at the National Film awards 2010.
He has currently finshed filming Gaur hari dastan.