Guillermo del Toro praises The White Tiger, Priyanka Chopra Jonas says she’s ‘grateful’


Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas has thanked Guillermo del Toro after the Oscar-winning filmmaker referred to as her newest Netflix movie, The White Tiger a “profound” cinematic piece.

Based on creator Aravind Adiga’s 2008 novel of the identical title, the film, additionally that includes Rajkummar Rao and Adarsh Gourav, launched on the streamer in January. The English-language drama is directed by Ramin Bahrani, of Fahrenheit 451 and 99 Homes fame.

Del Toro, identified for acclaimed titles just like the 2017 romantic-fantasy-drama The Shape of Water and 2004’s Hellboy, stated The White Tiger was within the vein of the sharp fables by iconic creator Charles Dickens, unfolding like gangster epics, corresponding to 1939 crime thriller The Roaring Twenties or 1931’s The Public Enemy.

“White Tiger (2021) Razorblade Dickensian fable by way of James M Cain or a WB gangster epic (The Roaring Twenties, The Public Enemy). Brutal, precise, and involving. Profound and merciless. The carnivorous class struggle. A rage that builds slowly into a shocking finale,” the 56-year-old Mexican filmmaker wrote on Twitter on Saturday.

Chopra Jonas, who performed New York-raised Pinky madam within the movie, quoted his tweet and wrote, “So grateful.” The White Tiger chronicled the extraordinary journey of a driver named, Balram, performed by Gourav.

The movie adopted Balram’s rise from a poor villager to a profitable entrepreneur in India, showcasing how starvation and lack of alternative can construct and drive a human being’s animal intuition of survival. Chopra Jonas additionally served as an govt producer on the movie together with Emmy award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay.


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