Indian actor Suraj Sharma who made his acting debut in the American film Life Of Pi, is all set to play a significant role in the upcoming family drama Gulmohar. The film will feature stalwarts of Indian cinema like Sharmila Tagore, Manoj Bajpayee and Kaveri Seth. It tells the tale of the Batra family 4 days prior to them leaving their ancestral home of 31 years. Each family member’s personal story is highlighted with their equation with the other members.
Suraj will play the role of the eldest son Aditya of the Batra family, who is independent, vulnerable yet self-aware. He has a sweet bond with his father and his wife plays his biggest strength. Gulmohar is directed by debutant director Rahul Chittella and is produced by Chalkboard Entertainment, Autonomous Works and Fox Star Studios. The film is currently being shot in New Delhi. Suraj has previously featured in the Anushka Sharma starrer Phillauri and the 2015 Hindi film Umrika that never released in India.