The White Tiger’ Trailer out: Film Explores India’s Class Struggle

Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra

The White Tiger is based on India’s class struggle. In which Priyanka Chopra and Rajkummar Rao are playing a rich Delhi couple, while Adarsh Gourav as a servant. Read to know the details. 

Netflix dropped the first trailer for the white tiger on Wednesday. That features Priyanka Chopra Jonas. And based on a novel with the same name. It is Aravind Adiga’s Man Booker Prize-winning book, that showcases India`s class struggle in which Balram, a lower-class citizen who becomes a chauffeur for a rich landlord and his wife.

Sharing the trailer on social media, Priyanka wrote, “Presenting the first look trailer of #TheWhiteTiger. You believe your destiny is what was bred in you… till you find a way to break free. I’m so proud to be part of this project. From writer-director Ramin Bahrani, The White Tiger is an adaptation of The New York Times Bestseller & the 2008 Man Booker Prize-Winning novel by Aravind Adiga. WATCH it in select theaters December and on Netflix, January.”

The trailer dropped by Netflix is of 2 minutes 30 seconds that highlights the class-divide prevalent in India and sheds light on it. The trailer also explores the themes of poverty and corruption in India. Directed by American-Iranian director Ramin Bahrani who has earlier helmed Fahrenheit 451 and 99 Homes. The film stars Priyanka Chopra and Rajkummar Rao. Who will play the role of an elite couple. Who has just returned from America.The couple hires Adarsh Gourav (Balram) as their driver. However, he turns out to be wit and cunning, he tries to leave the life of servitude behind and launch himself on a path to success, by any means necessary.

Watch the trailer for “The White Tiger” here 

Talking about working with Adarsh Gourav Priyanka said 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. While Rajkummar had said, “It’s an exciting time for actors today and I’m thrilled to be a part of such a world-class project. I’ve been an admirer of Ramin’s work and am excited to see The White Tiger come to life.”

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