‘Guru Shishyaru’ OTT Release Date: Kannada movie ‘Guru Shishyaru’ available to watch online on Zee5


  • Guru Shishyaru gives significance to the rural game, kho kho, which has not been featured in the films before.
  • Critics have appreciated Sharan’s role as a player and coach in the film.
  • Fans can watch Guru Shishyaru on Zee5 from November 11, 2022.

The 2022 Kannada language sports drama, Guru Shishyaru, which was released in theatres recently, is now set to stream online.

Guru Shishyaru Cast and Crew

Directed by Jadesh K Hampi, Guru Shishyaru boasts of popular names like Sharan, Nishvika Naidu, Dattatreya HG, Suresh Heblikar and others; with the former two playing the lead roles. The film has been produced by Sharan and Tharun Sudhir under the Laddu Cinema House and Kreatiivez banner production houses. Aroor Sudhakar Shetty has done the cinematography of the film and it has been edited by KM Prakash. The music for Guru Shishyaru has been composed by B. Ajaneesh Loknath.

Guru Shishyaru OTT release details

Guru Shishyaru was released in theatres on September 23, 2022, and received a mixed response from the critics. Fans can watch Guru Shishyaru on Zee5 from November 11, 2022.

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Guru Shishyaru Story and Trailer

The story of Guru Shishyaru is set in 1995 and revolves around a former national champion of the popular kho-kho game. Manohar is a lethargic man today and lives with his teacher, Guru, who persuades him to do something productive in his life. After persuasion, Manohar takes up the post of PT teacher at a school in the village. Initially, he does not enjoy the job and considers it only for money, but after spending some time, he develops a bond with the students. They train well under him and prepare strongly for the games. On the other hand, another local, Rudrappa, bothers villagers to hand over their land by threatening them with the government policy. This case lands in court, however, they are challenged that the land will not be taken if the students win a kho-kho match and defeat the champions from the previous years. This becomes the crux of the film, and the rest of the movie revolves around whether they win.

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Guru Shishyaru Review

During its theatrical release in September 2022, the film received positive reviews from critics who said that the makers had given enough emphasis on kho kho, considering it is a rural game and hasn’t been given much importance yet. Moreover, the moments created in the film have been appreciated, and the director was lauded for taking a chance with this brave attempt. Moreover, Sharan’s work as a coach was also liked by the viewers, who mentioned that the film puts him in a different light than what the audience has seen him in the past.

Guru Shishyaru IMDb Rating: 8.6/10