National Award-winning actor Rajkumar Rao is all set to make his Netflix debut. What’s more, he will be sharing screen space with Priyanka Chopra for the first time.
The movie will be an official adaptation of the novel, The White Tiger. It is a Man-Booking wining work by author Aravind Adiga. Ramin Bahrani, who has helmed Fahrenheit 451 in the past, is the director. He has also written the script of the movie.
Set in Mumbai, The White Tiger, follows the journey of a tea-shop worker in a village to a successful entrepreneur. It is told thrillingly and excitingly with lots at stake due to the ambitious nature of the lead protagonist. Rajkumar Rao is going to essay that part. The regular shooting of the film will commence in October.
Besides acting, Priyanka Chopra will also be the executive producer of the movie. The White Tiger adaptation is the first association of Rajkummar Rao with Netflix. Priyanka, however, is doing another film with them titled We Can Be Heroes. In the past, she was also attached as a producer for Firebrand, that was taken up by Netflix.