He is famously called Arnold by his peers, because of his undying respect and fandom for the bodybuilding legend Arnold Schwarzenegger.
His complete cancer treatment and recovery took over three years. After which, he plunged himself into the sport of bodybuilding.
While you are still skipping gym time, Anand is a three time Mr. India.
And eleven times Mr. North India and Mr. Punjab along with as many as 27 other championships to his name.
Allen Woodman authored Anand's biography titled 'Weightless: A true story of courage and determination' which was released recently.
Presently, he is the international Model for muscle mania and brand Ambassador of HaleLife Nutrition and Fitness company.
Anand proves that no matter how tough life gets, you can get tougher.
Source: MensXP, 9th Jan 2015