Guinness Pakru

  • Actor, Director, Writer, Music

Aug 31, 1976  in Kottayam, Kerala, India

Also Known as: Ajay Kumar, Undapakru

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A Guinness world record holder for being the shortest actor (standing at 2 ft 6 inches) to feature in a full-length feature film, Guinness Pakru is a popular personality in the Malayalam cine industry. Known for mostly playing comedy roles, Guinness Pakru made his debut on the silver screen with Ambili Ammavan (1985) before eventually rising to fame for his brilliant performance as the dwarf Prince in the 2005 film Athbhutha Dweepu.

Few of his other most notable film credits include Dishyum (2006), which won him his maiden Tamil Nadu State Film Award, Arputha Theevu (2007), Loudspeaker (2009), Note Out (2011), 7aum Arivu (2011), Housefull (2013), Ring Master (2014) and Punyalan Private Limited (2017), a Malayalam drama directed by Ranjith Sankar. Apart from acting, Guinness Pakru has also directed a film titled Kuttiyum Kolum (2013). He is associated with the 2018 Tamil drama Uppu Puli Karam, directed by Guru Raja. His 2019 release includes Fancy Dress, directed by Ranjith Skaria.