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Suraj Sharma

Suraj Sharma is an Indian actor from New Delhi, who made his debut with the title role in the 2012 film Life of Pi. Suraj Sharma was born in New Delhi, India. His parents are Malayalis, they hail from Kerala. Suraj is a student of philosophy at St Stephen's college in New Delhi. He has completed schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, where he was described as a popular student. Before the role, he had no acting experience, and auditioned only because he was there with his younger brother Shriharsh Sharma who requested he come along. He was one of the 3,000 actors to audition for the role of Piscine Molitor Patel (Pi). Sharma went through several rounds of auditions before winning the part. Director Ang Lee has stated that he selected Sharma primarily based on his expressive eyes and innocent appearance. According to him, Sharma had not only the emotion, but also the "look" of Pi. His "medium complexion" and "average build" were deemed perfect for the role. Since filming Life of Pi, Sharma has returned to studying philosophy at St. Stephen's College, Delhi of Delhi University, and intends to continue working in filmmaking in some capacity.[6] The movie has received critical acclaim and positive reviews for Sharma's performance. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Mar 21, 1993 In New Delhi, India
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie The Illegal 2019-09-21
Latest Project:
In the movie Sweets 2011-09-21
Known For
Poster of Happy Death Day 2U
Poster of Burn Your Maps
Poster of Million Dollar Arm
Poster of Sweets
Movie The Illegal Hassan
Movie Killerman Fedex
Movie Happy Death Day 2U Samar Ghosh
Series God Friended Me Rakesh Singh
Movie The Lost Dev Mukherjee
Movie The Hungry Ankur Joshi
Movie Phillauri Kanan
Movie Burn Your Maps Ismail
Movie Umrika Ramakant
Movie Million Dollar Arm Rinku
Movie Life of Pi Pi Patel (16 / 17 Years)
Series Homeland Aayan Ibrahim
Movie Sweets Oliver