The first stills of The White Tiger, the upcoming adaptation of the Man Booker Prize winning novel written by Aravind Adiga has been released by Netflix. The movie starring Priyanka Chopra, Rajkumar Rao and Adarsh Gourav is directed by Ramin Bahrani, the director of award-winning movies Chop Shop and At Any Price.
The White Tiger, revolves around the character of Balram Halwai, who rises from a humble background to become a successful entrepreneur. He becomes the driver of a rich Delhi man, and later murders him. The story deals with topics as varied as globalisation, social and economic mobility, caste oppression, morality and so on.
While Adarsh Gourav plays Balram Halwai, Rajkummar Rao will be seen as Balram’s unfortunate employer Ashok. Priyanka Chopra, meanwhile, plays Ashok’s wife. The movie will hit screens in December.