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ACTOR – Viveik Kalra

Viveik Kalra is an English actor born in 1998 in Hayes, London, who graduated from The University of Warwick with a degree in Politics and International Relations. He gained recognition for his lead role in the 2019 film “Blinded by the Light,” based on the memoirs of Sarfraz Manzoor. Viveik Kalra’s performance in the film was widely acclaimed, and he was nominated for a BAFTA Rising Star Award. Currently, he is collaborating with us on our project Chennai Story.

ACTOR – Simha Koduri

Sri Simha Koduri is an Indian actor who works in Telugu films and first appeared as a child artist in Yamadonga. Apart from acting, he has also worked as an assistant director on Baahubali: The Beginning, Rangasthalam 1985 and Mathu Vadalara.

ACTOR – Nivetha Thomas

Nivetha Thomas is an Indian film actress, best known for Ninnu Kori, Gentleman and Darbar. She made her debut with the 2008 Malayalam film Veruthe Oru Bharya, for which she won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist and is currently working with us on the South Indian remake of the Korean movie Sakini Dakini.

ACTOR – Regina Cassandra

A famous Tamil & Telugu actor, she is known for films like Evaru, Awe!, Subramanian For Sale and Nirnayam and is currently working with us on the South Indian remake of the Korean movie Sakini Dakini.

ACTOR – Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha, an Indian actress, debuted in 2010 with Ye Maaya Chesave and primarily works in Telugu and Tamil films. She’s won 4 Filmfare Awards South and 6 South Indian International Movie Awards. Her lead role in Guru Films’ Oh Baby earned her critical acclaim and multiple awards, including from Critics’ Choice Film Awards and South Indian International Movie Awards.

ACTOR – Rajendra Prasad

Gadde Rajendra Prasad is a renowned Indian actor known for his remarkable performances in Telugu films. He has received numerous awards, including four Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Awards, three SIIMA Awards, and three Santosham Film Awards. Prasad started his acting journey in 1977 and gained recognition for his notable role in Manchu Pallaki (1982). He has starred in successful comedy films such as Rendu Rellu Aaru (1986), Ladies Tailor (1986), and Aha Naa-Pellanta! (1987). His outstanding performances in Erra Mandaram (1991) and Aa Naluguru (2004) earned him the Nandi Award for Best Actor. Prasad’s remarkable acting skills have also been recognized globally. He received the Royal Reel Award at the Canada International Film Festival for his role in Dream (2012).

ACTOR – Lakshmi

Recipient of many Filmfare awards, she is a well-known actress with films like Julie, Benkiya Bale, Padayappa, Murari and Hulchul to her credit. She played a major role in our recent feature film Oh! Baby.

ACTOR – Naga Shaurya

He starred in the National Award-winning anthology film, Chandamama Kathalu and went on to star in many movies like Aswathama, Chalo, Oohalu Gusagusalade and our recent. feature film Oh! Baby.

ACTOR – Naga Chaitanya

Naga Chaitanya is a popular Telugu film actor who debuted in 2009’s “Josh” and gained recognition for his role in “Ye Maaya Chesave”. He has since appeared in hit films such as “100% Love” “Majili” and others. He has won numerous awards, including the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu and SIIMA Award for Best Actor. He’s also a trained classical dancer who has performed in stage shows.

ACTOR – Silambarasan TR

Silambarasan TR, known as Simbu, is a Tamil film actor, director, writer, and singer. He began as a child artist and later debuted as a lead actor in “Kadhal Azhivathillai”. Since then, Simbu has appeared in several hit films like “Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa”, “Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada” and others.

ACTOR – Manjima Mohan

Manjima Mohan is an Indian actress who primarily appears in Tamil and Malayalam films. She started her career as a child artist in Malayalam films and as a lead she acted in Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada, Madhuranombarakattu and Oru Vadakkan Selfie.

ACTOR – Nithin Kumar Reddy

He is an Indian film actor and producer known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema who is known for movies like Bheeshma, A Aa, Srinivasa Kalyanam, Ishq, and Sye. With Guru Films, he starred in the movie Courier Boy Kalyan.

ACTOR – Jai Sampath

Jai Sampath is an Indian actor and musician renowned for his work in Tamil cinema. He made his debut in the film Bagavathi in a supporting role. Jai is the nephew of the renowned composer Deva and the cousin of Srikanth Deva. In 2007, he auditioned for the lead role in Venkat Prabhu’s sports film Chennai 600028, which he successfully secured.

ACTOR – Yami Gautam

Yami Gautam is an Indian actress known for her work in Hindi films, particularly her acclaimed debut role in the satirical romantic comedy “Vicky Donor” (2012). She has also appeared in several Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu films, including “Nuvvila” (2011), “Gouravam” (2013), and “Courier Boy Kalyan” (2015).

ACTOR – Ram Laxman

Ram and Lakshman, who are twin brothers from Prakasam district in Andhra Pradesh, are renowned stunt masters and stunt doubles in the Tollywood film industry. They have been in the business for two decades and credit Puri Jagannadh for giving them their big break. The duo has been awarded six state Nandi Awards for Best Fight Master. They have worked on major Tollywood films such as Darbar, Pushpa: The Rise, Veera Simha Reddy, and Waltair Veerayya.

ACTOR – Swathi Reddy

Swathi Reddy is an Indian film actress and television presenter who predominantly works in Telugu Cinema along with Tamil and Malayalam films like Subramaniapuram, Swami Ra Ra, Thiri, Ashta Chamma, and our production Bangaru Kodi Petta.

ACTOR – Navdeep Pallapolu

Navdeep Pallapolu is an Indian film actor and television personality who stars predominantly in Telugu films along with a few Tamil films like Arya 2, Chandamama, Ala Vaikuntapuramlo Arinthum Ariyamalum and Nene Raju Nene Mantri. At Guru Films, he starred in the movie Bangaru Kodi Petta.

ACTOR – Rana Daggubati

Rana Daggubati is a notable Indian actor and producer in Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil cinema. He gained recognition after his Filmfare Award win for Best Male Debut – South for his role in the Telugu film Leader, and later made his Bollywood debut in Dum Maaro Dum. Additionally, Rana has been honored for his visual effects production in Sainikudu, receiving the State Nandi Award for Best Special Effects, and co-producing Bommalata which won the National Film Award in the same year.


Ramana Teja, who graduated from a film institute in Chicago, is primarily active in the Telugu film industry. He made his debut in 2020 with the thrilling movie Aswathama, which focused on a serial killer. He later directed Kinnerasani, another film in the Telugu industry.


Anjali Menon is a prominent Indian filmmaker and screenwriter known for her work in Malayalam cinema. She began her career as a journalist, later working as an assistant director for “Kuch Naa Kaho” in Mumbai. She made her directorial debut with “Manjadikuru” in 2008 and gained recognition for subsequent films like “Bangalore Days” and “Koode.” Anjali is also an accomplished screenwriter with credits in several successful films.


Welsh director, Philip John is slated to direct and co-write our global romantic dramedy titled Chennai Story. He is the recipient of many awards and accolades, including BAFTA nominations for Best Director for Downton Abbey, Being Human and Bang, as well as many festival awards for short films Sister Lulu and Suckerfish.


Gauri Adelkar is a writer, director based in Los Angeles who has directed many award-winning short films like The Little Goddess, Adrift and Deepan. Currently, Gauri is directing and co-writing our movie titled Sitter.

DIRECTOR – Sathish Tripura

Sathish Tripura is a writer and director in Telugu industry. He has worked on Dongalunnaru Jaagratha, the survival film and also wrote Money She, in 2021.

DIRECTOR – Sudheer Varma

Sudheer Varma Kucharlapati is a popular Indian film director and writer predominant in the Telugu cinema industry. He stepped into the spotlight with his debut film Swamy Ra Ra which became a box-office sensation, followed by Keshava, Ranarangam and Kirrak Party. With us, he is currently directing the South Indian Remake of the Korean film Sakini Dakini.

DIRECTOR – Nandini Reddy

She is a Telugu Film Director known for the acclaimed hit Ala Modalaindi. Recently, with us, she had the mega-hit, Oh! Baby, our Korean remake of Miss Granny.

DIRECTOR – Gautham Menon

Gautham directed the movie Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo with us at Guru. His films have been critically acclaimed, most notably his romantic films Minnale, Vaaranam Aayiram, Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa and his thrillers Kaakha Kaakha, Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu and Yennai Arindhaal. Vaaranam Aayiram won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil.

DIRECTOR – Premsai

Premsai is an Indian film director and former actor. As an actor, he was acclaimed for playing many different prominent roles in Tamil and Telugu television serials and telefilms. Later he ventured into the Direction of movies like Engeyum Kadhal, Rajadhi Raja, and even Courier Boy Kalyan under the Guru Banner.

DIRECTOR – Raj Pippalla

After doing a few music videos and directing international ads for reputed brands, Raj Pippalla is making his debut as director for the movie Boni and then went on to direct Bangaru Kodi Petta with our production.

DIRECTOR – Sekhar Kammula

Sekhar Kammula is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer who works in Telugu cinema. So far he has won six state Nandi Awards for his directional works and was among the director’s delegation to represent South Indian Cinema at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. He has written and directed critically and commercially successful Telugu films Anand, Godavari, Happy Days, Fidaa and Love Story.

WRITER – Vickie Curtis

Vickie Curtis is a filmmaker and writer who has won an Emmy award for her exceptional work. Her talent was recognized with the award for Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program for her contribution to The Social Dilemma. Vickie has also lent her writing skills to several other productions including Chasing Coral, The Weight of Water, The Arctic, and many others. Vickie completed her MFA at Naropa University and currently resides in Colorado.

WRITER – Mark Zaslove

The writer for our global fantasy comedy titled 13 Days, Mark is an American television and film writer, director and novelist, in live-action and animation. He has won two Emmy Awards and the Humanitas Prize for The Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.

WRITER/ACTOR – Nimmi Harasagama

Nimmi is working with us as the Co-writer and actress on our global romantic dramedy titled Arrangements of Love. She is an actress and producer, known for The Good Karma Hospital (2017), Doctors (2000) and Mother Teresa (2003).

WRITER – Lakshmi Bhoopal

The writer for our motion picture Oh! Baby, he is an Indian film Lyricist and writer, who has worked predominantly in the Telugu movie industry for popular movies like Kalyana Vaibhogame and Govindudu Andarivadele.


Envisioning and writing our Global Documentary Series on The Anthropology of an Orgasm, Sunil is an experienced documentary maker both in direction and writing and has created many documentaries including Under Caesar’s Sword, Almost Normal and Scrappy Children’s News, after working as a Senior Manager for Programming at the National Geographic.

WRITER – Mahesh Ramchandani

Famously known for his work on Mr. Joe B. Carvalho and The Great Indian Comedy Show, Mahesh is a Comedy Writer who is currently working with us on a Romantic Dramedy titled Rau vs Rau.

WRITER/ACTOR – Prashant Yarramilli

Prashant acted in many theatre plays, including an award-winning play called Sure Thing, which led to acting in web series and movies like LOL and Agent Sai Srinivasa Aatreya. Soon, he found himself assisting in the writing of the movie Jersey and then joined us at Guru to write an original Fantasy Drama titled 13 Days.

WRITER – Sowmya Sharma

Sowmya is a two-time Nandi award-winning Voice Artist for top Tollywood actors like Anushka Shetty (including the recent much acclaimed and successful franchise ‘Baahubali’), Kajal Aggarwal and Nayanatara. She is also a writer for television soaps and popular cartoon shows Chhota Bheem and Mighty Raju. With us, she wrote for our award-winning show America Ammayi.


Sudha Mehta is a writer and documentary filmmaker who has worked on documentaries like The Death of Mourning, prior to which she worked as a journalist for nearly 20 years with publications like the Deccan Chronicle, Newstime and The Times of India.

WRITER – Radhika Meganathan

A Creative Consultant for Guru, she is an author of 12+ picture books, including the national award-winning Golden Mythology series. Her debut novel The Gurukul Chronicles is one of the winners at Pune International Literature Festival, 2016.

WRITER – Rakesh Kalavagunta

Rakesh is an IT professional with a keen eye for detail. As someone who is interested in the art of storytelling, Rakesh seeks every opportunity he can to express himself. He has worked as a scriptwriter for Dongalu Unnaru Jagratha and Bachelorette Party.

WRITER – Kittu Vissapragada

A lyricist and writer in his own right, Kittu has a glorious body of work that speaks for itself. Manmadhudu 2 and Hushaaru are some of the many projects he has taken up. He has written the screenplay for our project Bachelorette Party.

WRITER – Deepali Junjappa

Known for lauded works like Suvreen Guggal- Topper Of The Year and Hatim, Deepali is a powerhouse of talent. She helped create the universe and develop the story of our web series, Bachelorette Party.

WRITER – Padmavathi Malladi

Padmavathi Malladi, a native of Hyderabad, has contributed to several projects, including ‘Manamantha,’ ‘Choosi Choodangaane,’ ‘Ammu,’ ‘Radheshyam,’ and numerous other scripts that were never produced. She considers ‘Mahanati’ as her most accomplished work to date.

WRITER – Arpita Chatterjee

Arpita Chatterjee is primarily active in the Indian film industry, specifically in the Hindi movie industry. She has worked on notable films such as Bheja Fry (2007), Three of Us (2022), and Yeh Faasley (2011).


Yashwant C, also known as Yeshwanth Krishna Cumngalam, is a cinematographer active in the Telugu film industry. He has lent his talents to a number of films including Ennamo Nadakkudhu (2014), Babu Bangaram (2016), Saamy Square (2018) and several others.


Gokul Bharathi is a cinematographer predominantly works in the Indian Film industry. He has worked on projects like Papam Pasivadu, Ek Mini Katha, Srimanthudu and Agni Nakshatram.


An Indian cinematographer who is associated with movies like Swamy Ra Ra, starring Nikhil Siddharth and Swathi Reddy, and the romantic drama Kotha and has worked with us on the film Oh! Baby.


An Indian cinematographer who is associated with movies like Mumbai Police, Raju Gari Gadhi 2 and 36 Vayadhinile, and is currently working with us on the film Sakini Dakini.