While the first trailer of the film only features the young Pi (Suraj Sharma), the latest trailer has the glimpses of Irrfan Khan and Tabu. While Irrgan portrays the role of older Pi, Tabu plays his mother.
Irrfan Khan plays an older Pi in Life of Pi (unreleased)
“It is Ang's first 3D film and I am sure people are going to like it. With this
film he has done something extraordinary,” Irrfan had said on the sidelines of Osian's film festival.
“I never had any hopes for that role. I was not expecting anything. I enjoyed working with the director and I am happy that the film is doing so well," added Irrfan.
Suraj, the younger Pi was just 16 when Lee signed him for the big screen adaptation of the bestselling novel. After three years, the film is complete and "being a part of the film has been a life-changing experience", he said.
"It has really changed me and how I perceive the entire world in many ways."
"People say that I have grown up personally after this film. Like, I went there as a 16-year-old boy. Now, sometimes I feel like I am 40 years old and my perception about the world has changed completely.
"Earlier, I used to live in my own little shell and everything was small. Now I have realised that the world is this open place with opportunities. Now I know how to deal with situations in a better way and I can work five times harder without it affecting me because I have already worked like that. I've just become more ready for things," he added.
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