The ‘White tiger’ that was released on Netflix has been nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay category in Oscars 2021. On Monday, Priyanka Chopra along with Nick Jonas announced the nominations for the 93rd Annual Academy Awards.
Priyanka took to Twitter and wrote, “We just got nominated for an Oscar! Congratulations Ramin and team #TheWhiteTiger. Somehow announcing the nomination myself made it so much more special. So so proud.”
Ramin has been nominated against Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller for The Father, Chlo Zhao for Nomadland, Kemp Powers for One Night in Miami, and Sacha Baron Cohen, Anthony Hines, Dan Swimer, Peter Baynham, Erica Rivinoja, Dan Mazer, Jena Friedman, Lee Kern for Borat Subsequent Movie.
Priyanka Chopra later posted BTS photos from the event. She wrote, “One way or the other… Congratulations to all the nominees. And thank you @TheAcademy for the opportunity. #GregWilliams you fit right into our manic Monday. Thank you for the pictures @nickjonas (sic).”
The White Tiger is based on a novel with the same name and had won Man Booker Prize and is written by Aravind Adiga. Priyanka has acted in The White Tiger and has also produced the film.
The film features Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao, and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles. Adarsh is seen as their driver, Balram Halwai. Priyanka Chopra plays the role of Pinky Madam, an immigrant in the US, who is married to Ashok.
The Oscars 2021 will take place in Los Angeles’ Union Station and the Dolby Theatre on April 25.
Priyanka Chopra is currently shooting for the series ‘Citadel’. The series also stars Richard Madden, Games of Thrones actor.
She has finished the shoot for ‘Text for You’ in London. She will be seen in an Indian wedding comedy with Mindy Kaling. The actress is also part of ‘Matrix 4’ and a film based on Maa Anand Sheela.