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Surja Sharma makes acting debut in 'Life of Pi'

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By Lee Thomas
FOX 2 News

(WJBK) -- Suraj Sharma didn't even know how to swim, yet alone act, when he took on the role of Pi in Ang Lee's big screen version of the best-selling novel 'Life of Pi.'

Now, the 19-year-old actor says swimming is one of the many things he learned while making the highly anticipated film.

Click the video player to hear more from Sharma.

'Life of Pi' opens nationwide on Nov. 16.

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