Priyanka signed opposite Rajkummar Rao for Netflix film ‘The White Tiger’

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas is on a movie signing spree. The star is currently gearing up for the release of ‘The Sky is Pink’ in which she is starring alongside Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim. She also has an Indo-Hollywood film based on the subject of Indian weddings wherein she will be seen with Mindy Kaling. And more recently, she has also started filming for her upcoming Netflix original film titled ‘We Can Be Heroes.’

However, the superstar has also now signed another Netflix film in which she is paired opposite Rajkummar Rao, reports DNA India. The pair will be sharing screen space for the first time in the movie adaptation of Arvind Adiga’s bestselling novel ‘The White Tiger.’ The film will be directed by Ramin Bahrani and produced by Jonas and Mukul Deora.

Talking about the project, Jonas shared, “I’m so excited to work with Ramin Bahrani and Netflix to bring Aravind Adiga’s poignant story to cinematic life. When I read the book, I was fascinated with the perspective of the narrative. The story’s portrayal of raw ambition and the extent one will go to achieve one’s goals is riveting. I look forward to filming this in India this fall and also working along with Rajkummar Rao for the first time and the wonderful cast Ramin is putting together.”

Her new co-star Rao went on to say, “It’s an exciting time for actors today and I’m thrilled to be a part of such a world-class project. I’ve been an admirer of Ramin’s work and am excited to see The White Tiger come to life with Netflix!”

‘The White Tiger’ will go on floors in the month of October this year in India.

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