Suraj Sharma

  • 'Life of Pi ' actor Suraj Sharma to star in 'Homeland 4' June 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Indian actor Suraj Sharma, best known for his titular character in 'Life of Pi', has joined the starcast of popular terror drama 'Homeland 4'. The actor will play the recurring role of Aayan Ibrahim, a Pakistani medical student, who crosses path with CIA agent Carrie Mathison. The action thriller...
  • 'Million Dollar Arm' review: The film is solidly staged, inhabited with richly-drawn characters May 10, 2014

    Cast: Jon Hamm, Aasif Mandvi, Bill Paxton, Suraj Sharma, Lake Bell and Alan Arkin Director: Craig Gillespie It's hard to the resist the charms of a film as decidedly feel-good as 'Million Dollar Arm', even if does hit every note and plot turn with brazen predictability. Based on the real-life efforts of...
  • Baseball is quite similar to cricket, says actor Pitobash Tripathy, starring in the Disney film 'Million Dollar Arm' May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Pitobash Tripathy, best known for films like 'Shor In The City' and 'Shanghai', stated in an interview that how 'cricket is similar to baseball'. The actor was speaking at the premiere of 'Million Dollar Arm', Hollywood venture in which Pitobash plays a significant role. With a newly...
  • Suraj Sharma: I have a vague ambition of filmmaking March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: He may have started his cinematic journey as an actor but Suraj Sharma says he is keen to follow his 'Life of Pi' helmer Ang Lee into filmmaking. Suraj was 17 when he was selected by Lee out of 3000 hopefuls to play Pi, a young Indian boy lost...
  • Karma brought me to India: Ang Lee March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee could not attend a special screening of 'Life of Pi'here but in a special message the director expressed his gratitude "for all the help and inspiration I got from India." The special screening of "Pi" was organised by Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre in India...
  • Hollywood's elite mingle at glitzy post Oscar-parties February 25, 2013

    The party of all parties on Hollywood's biggest night is the strictly invite-only Governors Ball, thrown by The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences which hosts the Oscars, a lavish affair attended by about 1,500 guests. This is the party that draws most of the stars and is the first...
  • 'Life of Pi' leads Oscar pack, spreads Indian flavour February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: The Indian flavour was predominant at the 85th Academy Awards, when 'Life of Pi', widely shot in India with Indian actors, won the maximum awards, including the best director's trophy for Ang Lee, who not only thanked his Indian crew but also wowed everyone by saying 'Namaste'. Another India...
  • Indian actor Suraj Sharma loses rising star BAFTA February 11, 2013

    London: Indian actor Suraj Sharma, who played the protagonist in Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi', lost out the EE Rising Star Award to British actress Juno Temple at the British Academy Film Awards held here Sunday night. Delhi-based Suraj, 19, was the only male actor nominated in the category. Other...
  • Golden Globes: Best and worst dressed at the award January 15, 2013

    It was red on red carpet at the 70th Golden Globe awards and among all those ladies in red, it was Tabu who looked ravishing in Abu Jani- Sandeep Khosla's red sari with golden blouse, flanked by actor Suraj sharma and filmmaker Ang Lee! ...
  • Golden Globes: Daniel Day-Lewis wins best actor January 15, 2013

    The Indian connection at the 70th Golden Globe Awards, Ang Lee's 'Life Of Pi' starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan and Tabu went home with only one Globe - that for best original score. As for the big winners, there were quite a few surprises. Here's more on that. But were...
  • Golden Globe: Tabu looks stunning on the Red Carpet January 14, 2013

    Indian actors Tabu and Suraj Sharma walked the red carpet of the 70th annual Golden Globe awards with Oscar-winning director Ang Lee. Tabu, known for her offbeat and intense performances, opted to stay desi at the international gala, wearing a bright red designer sari teamed with a heavily embroidered golden...
  • Irrfan: Happy to get 11 nominations for 'Life of Pi' January 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who played the role of grown-up Pi in the Ang Lee-directed Hollywood film 'Life of Pi', is happy that the film has got eleven Oscar nominations and hopes the number proves lucky. "It is good that we got so many nominations, we are happy. I think...
  • 'Life of Pi' star Suraj Sharma nominated for BAFTA January 8, 2013

    London: 'Life of Pi' lead star Suraj Sharma is the only male actor nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star award this year. The Indian actor is nominated alongside British actresses Juno Temple, Andrea Riseborough, Elizabeth Olsen and Alicia Vikander in the running for the award recognising new talent in the...
  • Life of Pi: Irrfan is overwhelmed with the response November 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan, who played the role of Pi Patel in Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi', is excited about the response the film has received. He calls it a great sign for the Indian film industry. "(The) way our audience has absorbed and embraced the complexity and simplicity of 'Life Of...
  • Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi' collects Rs 13.66 cr over weekend November 28, 2012

    Oscar winning director Ang Lee's latest film 'Life Of Pi' not only has an Indian connect but it features Indian actors Irfan Khan, Tabu and debutant actor Sooraj Sharma in the lead as well. With the film having such a strong desi connect, Fox Star Studios released the film in...
  • 'Life Of Pi' earns Rs 19.5 crore in first weekend November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee's fantasy adventure 'Life Of Pi' is raking in the moolah at the Indian box-office. The film has earned Rs 19.5 crore in the country in its opening weekend. The movie, which released Friday, in 2D and 3D format, grossed Rs 5 crore on the opening...
  • 'Life of Pi' earns Rs 3.49 cr on the opening day November 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Acclaimed director Ang Lee's latest offering 'Life of Pi' has done a good business in India on its opening day. As per trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the film has done good business on its paid previews and regular shows. Taran Adarsh tweets, "LifeOfPi Thu previews + Fri 3.49...
  • 'Life of Pi' review: Ang Lee's film is a visual marvel November 24, 2012

    Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Tabu Director: Ang Lee 'Life of Pi, directed by Ang Lee, is a film so fascinating and so stunning to look at, you don’t want to blink for fear of missing out on a moment. It’s the only film since James Cameron’s Avatar to exploit...
  • 'Life of Pi' Tweet Review: A tale of surprises November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Life of Pi' is based on Yann Martel's book of the same name. The story is centred on a boy called Piscine Molitor Patel alias Pi who comes from an affluent Indian family. The three stages of Pi's life have been featured in the film in which he...
  • St Stephen's allows 'Life of Pi' actor Suraj to take exams November 23, 2012

    The 'Life of Pi' actor spent all of Thursday at his college St Stephen's writing tutorials. It was the colleges pre-condition to waive off his attendance shortage and enable him to write his semester exams. And, finally St Stephen's College has agreed to give him an admit card. ...
  • Life of Pi: Suraj Sharma lives out his fairy tale November 23, 2012

    Mumbai: Suraj Sharma went from being a regular teenager growing up in New Delhi to starring in Ang Lee's big-screen adaptation of the bestselling novel 'Life of Pi'. The 17-year-old Sharma was picked from more than 3,000 hopefuls to play Pi, an Indian boy who finds himself stranded on a lifeboat...
  • 'Life of Pi' actor Suraj Sharma allowed to take exams November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi University's St Stephen's college has allowed 'Life of Pi' actor Suraj Sharma to write exams. Sharma, a first-year student of Philosophy at Delhi University's St Stephen's College, was denied permission to appear in his first year semester exams. St Stephen's College Principal Valson Thampu said, "I have cleared...
  • 'Life of Pi' actor Suraj Sharma barred from taking exams November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Suraj Sharma is set to make his cinematic debut with Ang Lee's Hollywood film 'Life of Pi' on Friday. But there seems to be academic trouble of the Life of Pi actor. A first-year student of Philosophy at Delhi University's St Stephen's College, Suraj Sharma has been denied...
  • Life of Pi: Suraj Sharma misses premieres for exams November 21, 2012

    Panaji: Delhi boy Suraj Sharma, who made his acting debut with Ang Lee's 'Life of PI', is not being able to promote the film and attend premieres because of his college exams. The movie which made its Asia premiere at the International Film Festival of India here last night, is also...
  • Life of Pi: I just got lucky, says Suraj Sharma November 21, 2012

    Mumbai: The boy from Delhi who has played the lead in Ang Lee's adaptation of Yann Martel's novel 'The Life Of Pi' was 17 when he signed the film. At 19, Suraj Sharma now feels like a different person. "My entire life has undergone a change during these last two...
  • Life of Pi: Ang Lee's film is soulfully entertaining November 20, 2012

    'Life of Pi' is one of those lyrical, internalized novels that should have no business working on the screen. Quite possibly, it wouldn't have worked if anyone but Ang Lee had adapted it. The filmmaker who turned martial arts into a poetic blockbuster for Western audiences with 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'...
  • 'Life of Pi' movie lifeboat for sale at $40,000 November 17, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'Life of Pi' is yet to hit movie theaters, but fans can already buy the film's trusty lifeboat that becomes home to a young Indian boy shipwrecked with a tiger. U.S. online retailer Gilt Groupe said on Friday that the lifeboat, replicated from real rafts used between the...
  • Tabu: I don't like to be seen everywhere November 3, 2012

    Mumbai: In the competitive Hindi film industry, actress Tabu says she has never felt jealous. Having faced tough competition by her contemporaries including Karisma Kapoor and Shilpa Shetty, she says each actress had her own space. "I have never been a jealous person. I have always wanted to do better...
  • Kamal Haasan interviews Ang Lee November 2, 2012

    Kamal Haasan has interviewed Oscar winner Hollywood director Ang Lee, who was in Chennai on October 31 to promote his upcoming film 'Life Of Pi'. According to sources, Ang Lee's interview to Kamal will be aired on a television channel soon, and the two discussed various interesting things during the conversation. Lee...
  • Director Ang Lee on his new film 'Life of Pi' November 1, 2012

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee and the stars of his new film 'Life of Pi' - Tabu, Irrfan Khan and Suraj Sharma - talk about the many challenges they faces to bring this "impossible story" to the screen. ...