The White Tiger is a 2021 American drama film directed by Ramin Bahrani. The film stars Adarsh Gourav in his first leading role, along with Rajkummar Rao and Priyanka Chopra, who also served as one of the film’s executive producers, along with Prem Akkaraju, Ava DuVernay and Ken Kamins. The film features a musical score produced by Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurrians, and was photographed and edited by Paolo Carnera and Tim Streeto. An adaptation of Aravind Adiga’s 2008 novel of the same name, the story is about Balram, who comes from a poor Indian village and was forced to drop out of school, just when he had started learning. But he had a dream, to break free from poverty, to unlearn servitude and how to get sucked into feudalism. He uses his wit and cunning to escape from poverty and rise to the top.
An ambitious Indian driver uses his wit and cunning to escape from poverty and rise to the top. An epic journey based on the New York Times bestseller.