Adapted from Man Booker Prize-winning novel of the same name by Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger is a film that has the cinematic world buzzing about the break-out performance of Adarsh Gourav as Balram Halwai, a poor villager whose journey to becoming successful entrepreneur is filled with dark twists and turns.
If you loved The White Tiger, which premiered on January 22 and went straight into the Top 10, here are five more gritty dramas on Netflix.
1. Queen of the South
Now in its fifth season, this adaptation of the telenovela La Reina del Sur is an action-packed adventure that centres around a poor Mexican woman who becomes wealthy by building a vast drug empire. Complex and fast-paced, it is a thrilling tale about the survival and tenacity of its heroine.
My name is Teresa Mendoza. I am from México. I was born poor, not that that's bad. But take it from me, I've been poor. And I've been rich... Rich is better.
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