Karan Brar landed his first big role in Fox's, "Diaries of a Whimpy Kid" playing the lovable Chirag Gupta. Cut to 8 years later, the 19 year old Brar joins Star Wars' John Boyega in the sequel to 2013's, Pacific Rim, in "Uprising." Karan is the most notable desi Gen Z/ Millennial in the US and has starred on Disney channel's Jesse and Bunk'd since 2011. Karan is not only hilarious and charming, but has been using his platform to speak out about diversity and inclusion in Hollywood. Karan has been working consistently since his debut and we're so excited to see him continue to grow as an artist! Make sure you check out Pacific Rim: Uprising!
Pacific Rim Uprising Synopsis
"The globe-spanning conflict between otherworldly monsters of mass destruction and the human-piloted super-machines built to vanquish them was only a prelude to the all-out assault on humanity in Pacific Rim Uprising. John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) stars as the rebellious Jake Pentecost, a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity’s victory against the monstrous “Kaiju.” Jake has since abandoned his training only to become caught up in a criminal underworld. But when an even more unstoppable threat is unleashed to tear through our cities and bring the world to its knees, he is given one last chance to live up to his father’s legacy by his estranged sister, Mako Mori (Rinko Kikuchi)—who is leading a brave new generation of pilots that have grown up in the shadow of war. As they seek justice for the fallen, their only hope is to unite together in a global uprising against the forces of extinction. Jake is joined by gifted rival pilot Lambert (The Fate of the Furious’ Scott Eastwood) and 15-year-old Jaeger hacker Amara (newcomer Cailee Spaeny), as the heroes of the PPDC become the only family he has left. Rising up to become the most powerful defense force to ever walk the earth, they will set course for a spectacular all-new adventure on a towering scale."
Karan Brar on training as a cadet for "Pacific Rim Uprising"
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