Guru Kalyan

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Guru Kalyan
Birth name Guru, Kalyan
Also known as Guru Kalyan, GK
Genres Film score,
Occupation(s) Composer, record producer, music director, singer, instrumentalist, arranger, programmer
Instruments Keyboard
Years active 2009–present
Labels Minnal Record

Guru Kalyan ("Gugan", "Kotti", "Maathi Yosi") is the name of a Tamil feature film music director duo, composed of Guru and Kalyan. The duo debuted with the Tamil language movie Maathi Yosi in 2010 which was nominated for "Best Debutant Music Directors" by Vijay Music Awards 2010.

The duo has currently worked on "GUGAN", a Tamil movie produced by Great talkies and directed by Director C Alagappan of Vannathupoochi fame.

The duo worked on several indie music projects including a musical video for Valentines day and a composition set to Director/Actor R.Parthiban's verses.

They produced a music video "Crazy Love Song" which was released in YouTube on 13 April 2012.

Apart from films, the duo has composed music for a few independent short films of which the short film "Kakki", is a crime-thriller.

Both Guru and Kalyan learnt Carnatic fundamentals from their father Ganesha Sharma. Guru further gained special training in south Indian folk music and percussions like thappu, parai, udukku and idakki.

Kalyan learnt music composition fundamental from Guitarist/Composer Michael McCabe, USA. He also got special training in Sound Design at Double Dutch records, USA.


Year Film Language Notes
2010 Maathi Yosi Tamil
2010 Kotti Tamil
2016 Gugan Tamil


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