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.
|Real Name||Guru Somasundaram|
|Date of Birth||3 September 1975|
|Age (as of 2023)||48|
|Family||Father: Yet to be updated
Mother: Yet to be updated
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Yasmin Ponnappa (Actress) (Rumored)|
|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|
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- 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).
|2015||Bench Talkies – The First Bench||David||Tamil|
|2018||Odu Raja Odu||Manohar||Tamil|
|2021||Manja Satta Pacha Satta||Tamil|
|2021||Jai Bhim||Public Prosecutor (PP) Chellapandiyan||Tamil|
|2022||Agent Kannayiram||Kannayiram’s father||Tamil|
|2023||Barroz: Guardian of D’Gama’s Treasure||TBA||Malayalam|
- 2016 – Oru Poi
- 2017 – Irudhi Aram
- 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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