‘Life Of Pi’ Actor Suraj Sharma To Star With Pallavi Sharda In Netflix Pic ‘Wedding Season’

Tom Grater
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EXCLUSIVE: Suraj Sharma (Life Of Pi) has landed the lead opposite Pallavi Sharda (Lion) in Wedding Season, the Netflix comedy being directed by Tom Dey (Shanghai Noon).

Unable to escape the pressure of her immigrant parents to find a spouse, Asha Maurya (Pallavi Sharda) teams up with bachelor Ravi Shah (Suraj Sharma) to get their extended South Asian family off their backs. The duo pretends to date in order to survive a summer of weddings, only to find themselves falling for each other as they struggle to balance who they are with who their parents want them to be.

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Shooting is scheduled to start in April in Toronto. Imagine Entertainment’s Swati Shetty and Emily In Paris outfit Jax Media are producing for Netflix. Shiwani Srivastava wrote the screenplay, which was discovered by the producers on the talent discovery platform Coverfly.

Suraj is repped at CAA, Echo Lake Entertainment, and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. Pallavi is repped by Innovative Artists, Hamilton Hodell in the UK, Independent Management Company in Australia and Personal PR. Srivastava is repped by Nicholas Bogner at Affirmative Entertainment, Valarie Phillips at A3 Artists Agency and her lawyer Mark Temple.

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