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Life of Pi star Suraj Sharma to be part of Homeland 4

PTI  Los Angeles, June 06, 2014
First Published: 18:30 IST(6/6/2014) | Last Updated: 18:49 IST(6/6/2014)

Indian actor Suraj Sharma, best known for his titular character in Life of Pi, has joined the starcast of popular television terror drama series 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 series has also tapped Corey Stoll and Laila Robins as cast members, reported Ace Showbiz.

Read: Life of Pi actor Suraj Sharma on why he did Million Dollar Arm

The House of Cards star will guest star as Sandy Bachman, the CIA chief of station in Pakistan who's a rising star within the agency, while Robins landed a series regular role as Martha Boyd, US 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 will likely see Carrie on a field mission after she took a job as chief of station in the Middle East.

After starring in the critically-acclaimed 3D film Life of Pi, Sharma played a role in Million Dollar Arm, a biopic about sports agent JB Bernstein, starring Jon Hamm.

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