Priyanka Chopra And Raj Kummar Rao Are Pairing For The White Tiger
Priyanka Chopra and Raj Kummar Rao are coming together for the first time to shoot for the prize-winning novel’s adaptation. The White Tiger is a novel written by Aravind Adiga, and the film would be a Netflix original and the shoot is set to start later this year. The cast will include Priyanka Chopra, Raj Kummar Rao, and Adarsh Gaurav, who will be debuting and is said to have a pivotal role in the film. The director of the Netflix original will be Ramin Bahrani and Priyanka Chopra will be the executive producer. The actors are super excited to work in this project as they have revealed their excitement in interviews.
Priyanka Chopra 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 work along with Raj Kummar for the first time and the wonderful cast Ramin is putting together.”
Rajkummar Rao 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.”
The director, Ramin Bahrani said, “I have wanted to make a film of Aravind Adiga’s brilliant novel, The White Tiger for over a decade. I am grateful to have the opportunity to work with Mukul Deora, Netflix and such an incredible cast on this project.”
Raj Kummar Rao recently took to Twitter to post about the initiation of the film and collaboration of the two. He posted a picture of the cast along with the caption, “Can’t wait to start #TheWhiteTiger with these supremely talented people.”
Priyanka Chopra also took to Instagram and posted a picture of the team along with the caption, “Day 1 table read for #thewhitetiger with this incredibly talented team #RaminBahrani @rajkummar_rao @gauravadarsh! Can’t wait for the shoot!!!”
Text by Jaskaran Singh