Guru Somasundaram (Actor) Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More

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Guru Somasundaram (Actor) Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affair, Wife, Family and More

Guru Somasundaram is an Indian actor who predominantly works in Tamil and Malyalam films. He is known for playing negative lead role of Shibu in Malyalam movie Minnal Murali in 2021. He started acting career in 2011 with Thiagarajan Kumararaja directed Tamil film Aaranya Kaandam.

Quick Fact

NameGuru Somasundaram
ProfessionActor and Writer
Date of Birth3 September 1975
Age47 Years
Birth PlaceMadurai, Tamil Nadu
Home TownMadurai, Tamil Nadu
FamilyMother : Not Available
Father : Not Available
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Not Available
Wife : Not Available
Marital StatusUnmarried

Birth & Early Life

Guru Somasundaram was born on 3 September 1975 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Guru did his schooling from hometown and later completed his graduation from B.S. Rahman Crescent Institute of Science And Technology.


Somasundaram was very interested in acting since childhood. In 2002, he has joined the Tamil Theatre Group in Koothu-P-Pattarai, where he did many plays till 2011. In 2008, Thiagarajan Kumararaja offered him a film named Aaranya Kaandam and Guru accepted that offer. The film was released in 2011 and it was the key to success for Guru’s acting. He received two national film awards for the films.

Somasundaram subsequently worked in Mani Ratnam’s film Kadal in 2013, starring Gautham Karthik and Thulasi Nair. The same year, he made his Malayalam film debut with the 5 Sundarikal as Photographer. He was later appeared in Pandiya Naadu as Nagaraj, Jigarthanda as Muthu, 49-O as Aarumugam. In 2019, he got chance to work in Rajnikath starrer Tamily action film Petta in the supporting character of District collector.

He also did two short films named Uru Poi (2016) and Irudhi Aram (2017). He got the best actor award for the film Joker.

Personal Life

Somasundaram had an affair with an actress named Yasmin Ponnappa.

Yasmin Ponnappa
Yasmin Ponnappa

Physical Appearance

Height : 5′ 8″ Feet

Weight : 65 Kg

Chest : 40 inches

Waist : 32 inches

Biceps : 12 inches

Eye Colour : Black

Hair Colour : Black


  • Guru Somasundaram was born and brought up in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
  • He started his career by doing plays in a Tamil Theatre.
  • His best known movies are Joker, Minnal Murali, Aranya Kandam and Jai Bhim.
  • Somasundaram has participated in Master class on scriptwriting conducted by well known director Anurag Kashyap from 13-17th May 2014.
  • He won the Best Actor Male award for Joker at Behindwoods Gold Medal in 2017.
  • He also worked in several web series including Topless and Meme Boys.
  • His hobbies are acting, watching movies, listening to music and playing cricket.

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