Karan Brar is an Indian-American actor, best known for his roles in Wimpy Kid series, and the Disney Channel series Jessie, and Bunk'd. He portrays Suresh in Steven S. DeKnight's Pacific Rim: Uprising.


Brar began his acting career at the age of eleven in the comedy feature film Diary of a Wimpy Kid. He worked with a dialect coach to mimic a "Indian accent" for the role.[1]

In March 2011, Brar reprised his role as Chirag Gupta in the feature film sequel Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules. and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, released on August 3, 2012.[2] In April 2010, he appeared in the Seeds of Compassion advertorial campaign announcing the Dalai Lama's visit to Seattle, as well as appearing in commercials for Shell Gasoline and Committee for Children.

Brar starred in the Disney Channel comedy series Jessie in September 2011.[3] Ravi was originally intended to be an Hispanic boy named Javier from South America and was changed when Brar was cast.[4][5][6] Brar reprised his role in Bunk'd, a spin-off of Jessie, co-starring alongside Peyton List and Skai Jackson.[7]

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