Shanil Guru, Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Shanil Guru


Shanil Guru is an Indian actor and assistant director. He is known for working predominantly in the Kannada film industry. In 2022, he appeared in the popular Kannada action thriller film ‘Kantara.’


Shanil Guru was born on 1 November in Bantwal, Karnataka, India. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He did his schooling at KREC English Medium High School, Surathkal, Karnataka, India. He pursued a bachelor’s degree in commerce at Mangalore University in Karnataka, India.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 10″

Weight (approx.): 80 kg

Hair Colour: Salt & pepper

Eye Colour: Black


Shanil Guru belongs to a family in Bantwal, Karnataka, India.

Parents & Siblings

His mother’s name is Praveena.

A childhood image of Shanil Guru with his mother

He has a sister named J. K. Shalmali and a brother named Prashanth Pachu.

Shanil Guru’s sister



Assistant Director

In April 2015, he began working as an assistant director at Mango Pickle Entertainment in Mangaluru, Karnataka, India.


In 2016, he appeared in the Tulu film ‘Rambarooti.’

Poster of the 2016 Tulu film ‘Rambarooti’

In 2018, he played the role of Raghu in the Kannada film ‘Sarkaari Hiriya Praathamika Shaale, Kaasaragodu, Koduge: Raamanna Rai.’ In 2021, he appeared as Karunakar in the Kannada gangster film ‘Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana.’ He appeared in a Tulu film titled ‘Abatara Maternala,’ which was released on 18 August 2022. In 2022, he played the role of Bulla in the popular Kannada film ‘Kantara’ starring actor and filmmaker Rishab Shetty.

Poster of the 2022 Kannada film ‘Kantara’

In the same year, he was cast in the Kannada suspense thriller film ‘Prayashaha.’

Screenplay Writer

In 2022, he wrote the additional dialogues and additional screenplay for the Kannada drama film ‘Harikathe Alla Girikathe.’

Poster of the 2022 film ‘Harikathe Alla Girikathe’


  • He worked as a branch manager at Fedbank Financial Services Limited in Karnataka, India.
  • In 2017, he appeared in the 11th episode of INSIDE STORIES with the 2017 Kannada film ‘Ondu Motteya Kathe’ (OMK).

    Shanil Guru in a still from INSIDE STORIES with Ondu Motteya Kathe (OMK)

  • In 2018, he opened a seafood restaurant named Chandu’s Illadha Vanas in Kapikad, Mangaluru, Karnataka.

    An image of Shanil Guru’s restaurant in Mangaluru

  • He likes to do photography.