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Suraj Sharma to Play Pakistani Medical Student in Homeland 4

  | June 06, 2014 18:00 IST (Los Angeles)
Aayan Ibrahim

Indian actor Suraj Sharma, best known for his titular character in Life of Pi, has joined the starcast of the popular terror drama Homeland 4.

Indian actor Suraj Sharma, best known for his titular character in Life of Pi, has joined the starcast of the popular terror drama Homeland 4. The actor will play the recurring role of Aayan Ibrahim, a Pakistani medical student, who crosses paths with CIA agent Carrie Mathison. (Also Read: I Have a Vague Ambition of Filmmaking: Suraj)
The action thriller series has also tapped Corey Stoll and Laila Robins as cast members, reported Ace Showbiz. The House of Cards star will guest star as Sandy Bachman, the CIA chief of a station in Pakistan who's a rising star within the agency, while Robins has landed a regular role as Martha Boyd, USA's ambassador to Pakistan.
Homeland will begin production for season 4 later this month in Cape Town, South Africa for a fall premiere. The new season is likely to show Carrie on a field mission after she takes a job as chief of a station in the Middle East.
After starring in the critically-acclaimed 3D film Life of Pi, Suraj played a role in Million Dollar Arm, a biopic about sports agent JB Bernstein, starring Jon Hamm.

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