Working together for the first time, Chopra Jonas and Rao will appear alongside each other in the Man Booker Prize-winning movie adaptation of the same name, The White Tiger.
The publication is the debut novel by Indian author Aravind Adiga and was first published in 2008 which won the 40th Man Booker Prize in the same year.
Now from acclaimed writer-director Ramin Bahrani, comes the epic journey of a poor Indian driver (Adarsh Gourav) who uses his wit and cunning to break free from servitude to his rich masters (Rao and Chopra Jonas) and rise to the top of the heap.
After the the official teaser was finally released, fans on both sides of the Atlantic have expressed only excitement to see the acclaimed actors star opposite each other in the Netflix Original.
Here’s your first look 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼.
The Quantico star also shared her excitement for the promo when she took to Twitter and said: “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 22, 2021 #TheWhiteTigerNetflix.”
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 22, 2021 #TheWhiteTigerNetflix
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) October 28, 2020
DNA also shared a quote from Chopra Jonas speaking about the project who said: “I’m so excited to work with Ramin Bahrani and Netflix to bring Aravind Adiga’s poignant story to cinematic life. When I read the book, I was fascinated with the perspective of the narrative. The story’s portrayal of raw ambition and the extent one will go to achieve one’s goals is riveting. I look forward to filming this in India this fall and also working along with Rajkummar Rao for the first time and the wonderful cast Ramin is putting together.”