The White Tiger on Netflix: Balram’s ‘rags to riches’ story

Netflix has officially launched the trailer for its upcoming drama film ‘The White Tiger’. It is an adaptation of Aravind Adiga’s debut novel which carries the same name. The film is scheduled to release on January 22 on Netflix.

The lead role of Balram Halwai is played by Adarsh Gourav, along with Priyanka Chopra Jonas as Pinky Madam and Rajkumar Rao as Ashok. The entire film is shot in India.

The film narrates the story of how a poor man named Balram, who was ridiculed by his masters and charged for a crime which he didn’t commit, transforms into a successful entrepreneur in life. It depicts the master-servant class distinction in India through the life of Balram. With his wit and crafty ways, he plans and struggles his way to become the driver of Ashok and Pinky, the newly returned couple from America, who came back to start a business.

The White Tiger is directed by Ramin Bahrani, who helmed’ Chop Shop ‘and ‘Fahrenheit 451’. It has been produced by Mukul Deora, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Ava DuVernay.

Check out the official trailer of The White Tiger:

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