Life of Pi



Life of Pi is an upcoming 3D adventure film based on the 2001 novel of the same name by Yann Martel. The film is directed by Ang Lee based on an adapted screenplay by David Magee. Suraj Sharma will play Pi. 'Life of Pi' is scheduled to be released on November 23, 2012.

The film centers on Piscine Molitor Patel (Pi) who is raised in Pondicherry, India with his family who run a zoo. They decide to immigrate to Canada, taking their animals along with them and set off on a huge freighter ship, steaming from India across the Pacific. But a terrible storm destroys the ship. The family and most of the animals perish. Pi survives, stranded on a lifeboat with several animals. Ultimately it is just Pi and a Bengal tiger who miraculously survive 227 days at sea.

Meet the director and the actors of this film:

Ang Lee:
Known for movies like 'Sense and Sensibility', 'Brokeback Mountain' and 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon', Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee says his latest offering 'Life Of Pi', a 3D adventure drama, has been the most difficult film of his career. Excerpts from the interview…




Irrfan Khan:
Irrfan plays the adult version of the movie's protagonist, Pi aka Piscine Molitor Patel. Irrfan had a personal reason behind doing Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi'. He says he acted in the film for his children. Face-to-face with Irrfan…





Tabu:
The very versatile Tabu has done commendable roles in films like 'The Namesake', 'Chandni Bar' and 'Cheeni Kum'. Tabu will be playing the protagonist's mother in the film 'Life of Pi'. Why has the talented actress been missing for so long? Find out…




Suraj Sharma:
Suraj Sharma will be playing the lead 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 for 227 days with a Bengal Tiger. How did that happen? Suraj speaks …