‘The White Tiger’ Trailer: Ramin Bahrani, Priyanka Chopra Tackle the Beloved Indian Novel for Netflix

Ramin Bahrani has been close friends with novelist Aravind Adiga since college, inspiring Adiga to dedicate his 2008 Man Booker Prize-winning novel “The White Tiger” to Bahrani.

That dedication on the novel’s very first page comes full circle on Netflix this December with the release of the film version of “The White Tiger” on the streaming platform.

The adaptation of the celebrated picaresque is director Ramin Bahrani’s first feature film as a director since 2018’s “Fahrenheit 451” (which went to HBO) and 2014’s “99 Homes” before that.

Watch the the first trailer below.Leading the cast are Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas in this darkly comic and energetic tale of Balram Halwai (Gourav), a young man whose low social stature in the Indian class system belies his sharp entrepreneurial eye.

Journeying to Delhi, Balram becomes a driver for the affluent Ashok (Rao), and Balram’s entry

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