Deborah Ross

So good I watched it twice: Netflix’s The White Tiger reviewed

Two hours of boisterous, dazzling, swaggering fun

An astounding star turn: Adarsh Gourav as Balram in The White Tiger. Credit: Tejinder Singh Khamkha / Netflix © 2021

The White Tiger is adapted from the Booker-prize winning novel (2008) by Aravind Adiga. It is directed by Ramin Bahrani (Man Push Cart, 99 Homes) who also wrote the screenplay. It stars Adarsh Gourav, otherwise a songwriter and singer. It’s a rags-to-riches story set in India but it’s not at all a typical rags-to-riches story set in India.

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