H. Anand, popularly known as Master Anand is a Kannada actor, comedian and director who debuted as a child artist. He acted in the Kannada film Gauri Ganesha alongside Ananth Nag, Sihi Kahi Chandru and Ramesh Bhat which was a huge hit of 1991. Anand acted as a child artist in many other films including Kindarijogi along the years. It is notable that his name being credited with the prefix 'Master' throughout his career in childhood, which became a popular name and has been tagged with his name to date. His rise to fame was the character he played in the film Friends which released in 2002. He then took up direction of comedy television series with SSLC Nan Maklu in 2010 which was telecasted on Asianet Suvarna. He debuted into film direction with the film 5 Idiots in 2011. He later directed Paduvaralli Paddegalu TV series for Asianet Suvarna. He was a participant of second season of Dancing Stars aired on Colors Kannada where he emerged as the winner in the grand finale. He has acted in over 60 films and has received various awards. He currently directs Robo Family TV series for Colors Kannada.