The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards 2021 recently announced the list of nominees and the hit Netflix film The White Tiger received two nominations for the prestigious honor.
The film, directed by Ramin Bahrani stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rajkumar Rao and Adarsh Gourav. Based on Aravind Adiga’s 2008 novel The White Tiger, the film tells the story of the ambitious driver (Adarsh Gourav) of a rich Indian couple (Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkummar Rao) who uses his wit and cunning to escape from poverty and become an entrepreneur.
The nominees are:
Actor Adarsh Gourav in the lead actor category for his performance as Balram Halwai in The White Tiger. On Instagram he wrote, “Holy shit it’s really happening! Thank you Ramin for trusting me to play the character that has given me more than anything I’ve ever experienced Congratulations to the team for two BAFTA nominations!! Best adapted screenplay and Leading actor. Congratulations to all the other nominees too!9
Ramin Bahrani, the director also wrote the screenplay and he is on the list of best adapted screenplay.
Priyanka, who also produced the film posted on Instagram