Netflix rolls out trailer of 'The White Tiger' starring Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Updated: 29 October, 2020 09:00 IST | ANI | Mumbai

'The White Tiger', written by Aravind Adiga, explores India's class struggle and is told from the perspective of Balram, a lower-class citizen who becomes a chauffeur for a rich landlord and his wife.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkummar Rao in The White Tiger. Pic/Youtube
Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkummar Rao in The White Tiger. Pic/Youtube

Netflix has rolled out the first trailer for 'The White Tiger' starring Priyanka Chopra Jonas which is based on a novel with the same name.

'The White Tiger', written by Aravind Adiga, explores India's class struggle and is told from the perspective of Balram, a lower-class citizen who becomes a chauffeur for a rich landlord and his wife. As it moves ahead, the lives of the characters' changes with a shocking twist of events. It also explores the themes of poverty, corruption and class in India. The film also features Rajkummar Rao and Adarsh Gourav.

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Earlier, Priyanka shared a post on a still from the film and 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." The film is directed by Ramin Bahrani and will release on Netflix in January 2021.

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First Published: 29 October, 2020 08:43 IST

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