It wasn`t my idea to try out for `Life of Pi`, says Suraj Sharma

Updated: May 09, 2013, 13:27 PM IST

Melbourne: Suraj Sharma has revealed that it wasn`t his idea to try out for Life of Pi as he could not swim and didn`t know how to act.

Talking about how he gave the audition for the film, he revealed that he went along to be with his brother and they asked him to read for the part and he did that as he thought he might as well, reported.

Sharma further revealed that the most difficult part was the opening scene when the Tsimtsum is sinking and he looks down to watch it.

The 20-year-old actor said that it was the first time when he thought if he could do that.

Asked if the experience of being in the movie had changed his life, Sharma humbly replied that he is still studying now and so the movie has not changed his life too much.

But he confessed that people sometimes recognize him.

Sharma admitted that he feels extremely happy to have been a part of the movie and added that he doesn`t think it was too bad for a first time.