Mon, 09 Jun 2014 07:30:00 GMT | By PTI

Suraj Sharma to star in 'Homeland 4'

Indian actor Suraj Sharma plays a Pakistani medical student in 'Homeland 4'

Suraj Sharma to star in 'Homeland 4' (© Varinder Chawla)

Los Angeles: Suraj Sharma, best known for his titular character in 'Life of Pi', has joined the star cast 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 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 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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