Guru Somasundaram Wiki, Biography, Age, Movies, Family, Images

Guru Somasundaram is an Indian actor who predominantly appears in Tamil and Malayalam films. He made his debut in Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s Aaranya Kaandam (2011), and he received critical acclaim for his role. He then appeared in the film Pandiya Naadu, Jigarthanda, and the political satire film Joker. He did a prominent role in Mohanlal’s Barroz: Guardian of Treasures movie.


Graduate Guru Somasundaram
Real Name Guru Somasundaram
Nickname Guru
Profession Actor
Date of Birth 3 September 1975
Age (as of 2023) 48
Zodiac sign Virgo
Family Father: Yet to be updated
Mother: Yet to be updated
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Yasmin Ponnappa (Actress) (Rumored)
Wife NA
Children NA
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification Graduate
School Yet to be updated
College B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology, Tamil Nadu, India
Hobbies Listening to music, Singing, Dancing
Birth Place Tamil Nadu, India
Hometown Tamil Nadu, India
Current City Kerala, India
Nationality Indian

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Interesting Facts

  • He is called the Kollywood Christian Bale.
  • He joined the prominent Tamil theatre group in Koothu-P-Pattarai, where he enacted plays from 2002 to 2011.
  • In 2003, director Thiagarajan Kumararaja met him, while he was playing the role of Chandra Hari in Koothupattarai’s play, Thiagarajan offered him an opportunity to feature in the future film.
  • Then in 2008, the director called up Guru and offered him a role in his neo-noir film Aaranya Kaandam, for the character of the drunkard Kaalaiyan.
  • In 2011, the film went on to gain two National Film Awards, while Somasundaram’s performance was well-received by critics.
  • After seeing his performance, director Mani Ratnam signed him on to play a small role in Kadal.
  • His Instagram account has more than 198K followers (as of April 2023).


Year Film Role Language
2011 Aaranya Kaandam Kaalaiyan Tamil
2013 Kadal Kovil Kutty Tamil
2013 5 Sundarikal Photographer Malayalam
2013 Pandiya Naadu Nagaraj Tamil
2014 Jigarthanda Muthu Tamil
2015 49-O Aarumugam Tamil
2015 Bench Talkies – The First Bench David Tamil
2015 Thoongaa Vanam Duraipandiyan Tamil
2015 Cheekati Rajyam Duraipandiyan Telugu
2015 Kohinoor Naayakkar Malayalam
2016 Joker Mannar Mannan Tamil
2016 Kuttrame Thandanai Balan Tamil
2017 Yaakkai Sriram Tamil
2017 Paambhu Sattai Rajendran Tamil
2018 Odu Raja Odu Manohar Tamil
2018 Vanjagar Ulagam Sampath Tamil
2019 Petta District collector Tamil
2021 Maara Chokku Tamil
2021 Manja Satta Pacha Satta Tamil
2021 Jai Bhim Public Prosecutor (PP) Chellapandiyan Tamil
2021 Ikk Gnana Prakasam Tamil
2021 Minnal Murali Shibu Malayalam
2022 Maamanithan Vappa Bhai Tamil
2022 Agent Kannayiram Kannayiram’s father Tamil
2022 Naalam Mura Jayesh Malayalam
2023 Pakalum Paathiravum Malayalam
2023 Barroz: Guardian of D’Gama’s Treasure TBA Malayalam
TBA Her TBA Malayalam

Short Films

  • 2016 – Oru Poi
  • 2017 – Irudhi Aram

Web Series

  • 2020 – Topless as Kalki (Politician)
  • 2022 – Meme Boys as College Deen
  • 2022 – Victim as Guna

Awards and Nominations

  • 2022 – 10th South Indian International Movie Awards for Best Actor in a Negative Role for Minnal Murali – Won
  • 2022 – Mazhavil Entertainment Awards for Best Actor in a Villain Role for Minnal Murali – Won
  • 2022 – OTT Play Awards for Breakthrough Performance of the Year for Minnal Murali – Won
  • 2017 – IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Performance In A Leading Role for Joker
  • 2017 – Behindwoods Gold Medal for Best Actor Male for Joker – Won
  • 2015 – Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actor for Jigarthanda
  • 2012 – Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actor for Aaranya Kaandam


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