Priyanka Chopra has shared the first look at her film, The White Tiger, based on Aravind Adiga’s Man Booker award-winning book. She was last seen in the Shonali Bose movie The Sky Is Pink and her next Bollywood movie is with Rajkummar Rao. titled The White Tiger.
The Netflix film, directed by Ramin Bahrani of “Fahrenheit 451” and “99 Homes” fame, is an adaptation of the novel by Aravind Adiga. Priyanka, who shares the images, wrote: “I am very proud to present the first look at THE WHITE TIGER.”
“In #TheWhiteTiger, I play the role of Pinky madam, who is a first generation immigrant in the US. She is in India with her husband, who is travelling for business. And then… life changes! Pinky madam is such a specific character, to play her unravelling in the story was such a joy. This is a story that needs to be told and it comes alive with its characters so compellingly in Ramin’s hands. The White Tiger, coming soon to Netflix globally,” she wrote in the caption.
In the first post, she wrote, “This is a story about a family and the plight of one man – Balram Halwai played by Adarsh Gourav, one of the most talented newcomers I’ve ever worked with, and one of the most remarkable performances I’ve seen in a long time. Balram’s rise from a poor villager to successful entrepreneur in modern India showcases how hunger and the lack of opportunity can build and drive a human being’s animal instinct of survival. Rajkumar Rao, already one of the most prolific actors in india, will showcase depths very few can. The film is powerful. It will make you uncomfortable, and most importantly it will entertain you.”
The Netflix original is based on the New York Times bestseller and the 2008 Man Booker Award-winning novel “The White Tiger.” The film is directed and financed by Ramin Bahrani. The film’s creators have yet to reveal a release date for the film.
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