Actor best known for playing the role of Pi Patel in the film Life of Pi. His performance earned him a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor and a Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Youth in Film.
He studied philosophy at St. Stephen's College, Delhi of Delhi University.
He had no formal acting experience prior to landing the role of Pi.
He has a younger brother named Shriharsh, as well as a sister named Dhruvatara.
He was a guest on The Charlie Rose Show.