Anang Desai (born 4 May 1953) is an Indian film and television actor. Desai has appeared in more than 80 television shows and is popularly known for his portrayal of the character Babuji in the television series Khichdi and its eponymous film. He is an alumnus of the National School of Drama, New Delhi and was a part of the institute’s professional repertory, performing Hindi theatre extensively before starting his career in the television and film domains. Anang Desai started his film career in 1982 with Gandhi, in which he played Indian politician J. B. Kripalani.