The White Tiger is all set to release on Netflix on January 22, 2021. It is the adaptation of the Booker Prize-winning novel written by Indian author Aravind Adiga.
The movie is directed by Ramin Bahrani and written by Bahrani and Todd Field. The music is by Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans. The much-awaited project is in the news for its amazing cast which features many talented actors.
Meet the main cast of The White Tiger:
Priyank Chopra Jonas as Pinky Madam
Priyanka Chopra is one of the executive producers of The White Tiger. Pinky Madam is Ashok’s wife and is demanding, capricious, unsatisfied with life. Talking about her role in the movie, the actress said:
“In The White Tiger, 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.”
Rajkummar Rao as Ashok
Rao plays the character of Ashok, husband of Pinky Madam. The US returned rich married couple now lives with their family in India for their business. Ashok is Balram’s principal master, an innocent and kind Indian man who trusts the protagonist, Balram immensely. Ashok and Balram have a profound connection between them which later transforms.
Adarsh Gourav as Balram
Adarsh Gourav plays the pivotal role of Balram Halwai in the movie. Balram is the hero from a small village who fights his battle to crawl out of the country’s class divide. The intelligent boy is forced to leave school early to work.
His is a rag to riches story but it goes a little dark when caste, loyalty, corruption, and poverty come into the picture. It’s Balram’s character that is referred to as ‘white tiger’ because he walks his journey from darkness to light, freedom, and individuality.
Vedant Sinha as Dharam
The popular child actor and dancer is known for his role of Atharv in the web series The Family Man and will be next seen as Dharam in The White Tiger. Dharam is a young relative of Balram’s, who becomes Balram’s responsibility and needs to be taken care of.
Kamlesh Gill as Granny
Famous for her roles as grandmother, Kamlesh Gill was loved by the viewers in Vicky Donor, PK, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, and Shaandaar.
Swaroop Sampat as The Great Socialist
The Indian actress who was last seen in Ki and Ka and Uri: The Surgical Strike will the playing the great socialist in her upcoming movie. The Great Socialist is a powerful and evil politician who controls everything with the help of corruption and election fraud.
Other members of The White Tiger cast include Perrie Kapernaros, Vijay Maurya, Aaron Wan, Nalneesh Neel, Abhishek Khandekar, Solanki Diwakar, Trupti Khamkar, Deepak Simwal, B. Shantanu, Satish Kumar, and others.