Dayananda Raman is a professional stand-up comedian and mimicry artist based out of Karnataka. He has been featured in many comedy albums and has anchored a TV program called Kachaguli on E-TV. Dayanand, along with Sihi Kahi Chandru, judged a television show called Haasyada Rasa in 2008, to unearth comic talents that were aired on Kasturi. His filmography as an actor includes – Navarangi (2014), Colours In Bangalore (2013), Nandeesha (2012), and Ekadanta (2007). He is listed on IMDB as an actor in the Kannada-language film, Victory.