Priyanka Chopra Jonas, along with Indian actor Rajkummar Rao, will be filming soon for the first time on Netflix’s new project “The White Tiger” movie. Priyanka Chopra already has some of her movies available on Netflix. However, this project is different for her as it is based on Aravind Adiga’s novel.
Netflix’s The White Tiger | Story Line & Movie Plot
The project is based on Aravind Adiga’s prize-winning novel by the same name, “The White Tiger”. The story is about the extraordinary journey of a man, which starts from him being a teashop worker in a village, to a successful entrepreneur in a big city.
Netflix is producing “The White Tiger” in association with Mukul Deora. Priyanka will also serve as the executive producer.
Excited Team Of Priyanka Chopra Jonas & Other Cast Members
It seems everyone involved in this project is excited to put all their efforts. Many positive vibes are coming from the production team and cast. Priyanka Chopra-Jonas said in an interview :
“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.”
An excited Rajkummar Rao described his feelings on sharing the screen space with Priyanka Chopra Jonas. He believes Priyanka is phenomenally talented. Rao also expressed his excitement for working with Ramin:
“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 with Netflix.
Meanwhile, writer and director Ramin Bahrani said to a news report:
“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.”
This is going to be Priyanka’s second Netflix project after her involvement in Robert Rodriguez’s Netflix film We Can Be Heroes, a superhero movie for kids. Priyanka also starred in February release Isn’t It Romantic on Netflix.