Anal Arasu (also spelled Anl Arasu), (born as C. M. Arasakkumar) is an Indian fight master/action choreographer, who works in the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi film industries. He started his career as an extra fighter and assistant to stunt masters including Kanal Kannan, Stun Siva and Peter Hein. His work has received critical acclaim. Influenced by his father, C. M. Arasu, who had done several movies in the 1980s, Arasu stated that he always wanted to be an "action man". Chatrapathy was his first film. He has since gone to collaborate with director Prabhu Deva for the action films Vedi (2011) and Rowdy Rathore (2012). He worked with AR Murugadoss for Kaththi (2014) and S. Shankar for I (2015).