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“I loved playing that complexity, I leaned into her ignorance a lot more”: Priyanka Chopra Jonas for The White Tiger

"I loved playing that complexity, I leaned into her ignorance a lot more": Priyanka Chopra Jonas for The White Tiger

Priyanka Chopra’s film ‘The White Tiger’ is soon going to be released on Netflix, and she is already excited.  The film has already been released in the US and other countries and has received a lot of appreciation. On Wednesday, 14th January, she took to Instagram to share her happiness and gratitude with her fans. Priyanka Chopra shared pictures and videos of the screener package that she had received for the movie.

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Priyanka and Adarsh Gourav in The White Tiger, Source Netflix

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas via Instagram

She shared a ‘for your consideration’ leaflet with her team’s and her name on it. Priyanka’s name was submitted in the Best Actress in a Supporting Role while her co-star Rajkummar Rao’s name was submitted in Best Actor in a Supporting Role category.

The film’s lead, Adarsh Gourav’s name was submitted for the Best Actor in a Leading Role category while Divine and others were asked to be considered in the Best Original Song category for their song, Jungle Mantra. Director Ramin Bahrani and multiple others’ names have also been submitted in different categories.

Priyanka Chopra: The White Tiger
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Priyanka Chopra: The White Tiger
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Priyanka Chopra: The White Tiger
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She also posted stories of her talking about what it was like to play the ‘complexity’ on screen, and how she loved doing it.


‘A lot of the world lives in conditions where they do not have a choice in their future. Their birth dictates what their future is going to be, and that’s a really hard complex thing to understand, and I loved playing that complexity. I leaned into her ignorance a lot more, because even though I knew what the reality was, and that to me, the complexity was very very interesting.’ She said, via her Instagram stories.

What is the movie about?

The White Tiger tells the story of Balram Halwai (Adarsh Gourav), who was born into a lower social class and was trapped in poverty. He becomes a driver of a rich Indian couple (Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkummar Rao). The movie shows us how this ambitious driver becomes a rebel against this unequal and rigged system after being betrayed by the rich couple and decides to rise out of the clutches of poverty and use his wisdom to head towards success.

‘The White Tiger’ will be released on Netflix on 22nd January.

Also Read: Priyanka making her way for VIRTUAL PRESS JUNKET for the ‘The White Tiger’

Also Read: Everything you need to know about ‘The White Tiger’

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