Guru Somasundaram is an Indian film actor who is mainly known for his work in the South Indian film industry. After establishing himself as a respected Tamil theatre actor, he made his film debut in 2011 with a supporting role in the neo-noir black comedy Aaranya Kaandam. Since then, he has appeared in critically acclaimed movies like 5 Sundarikal (2013), Pandiya Naadu (2013), Jigarthanda (2014), Thoongaa Vanam (2015), Joker (2016) and Kuttrame Thandanai (2016). Notable film credits also include 49-O (2015) and Yaakkai (2017). For his performance in Jigarthanda, Guru was nominated for a Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2013.He is associated with the 2017 movie Grahanam director by Elan .