Ananthapadmanabhan has been an active figure in the media for over 20 years. He has worked as program producer on five TV channels and is working as fiction producer on Asianet since 2013. His first story was published in Kalakaumudi in 1992. DC Books published a collection of short stories, Iniyum nashttappedathavar in 2000 and Makanate Kurippukal in 2021. He has also written teledramas and serials and got many awards. He has also done the screenplay and dialogues for 2 films, Kaattu (2017) and August Club (2013).