Watch: Parineeti Chopra packs a punch in Saina teaser
As reported by us earlier, India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal is getting a biopic made in Bollywood. Titled ‘Saina’, the film has Parineeti Chopra in the lead role. The film’s teaser has just been released online. The teaser begins with a voiceover by Parineeti and quickly moves into glimpses of Saina’s inspiring journey to become the World’s No.1 badminton player.
‘Saina’ is written and directed by Amol Gupte. The film was originally planned with Shraddha Kapoor. But she later opted out due to her schedule clashes. Parineeti later replaced and worked rigorously to play the shuttler’s role. From the teaser, it is evident that the actress has put in a lot of efforts for the film.
Saina Nehwal is the only Indian female badminton player to be ranked as World No 1. She became the first Indian badminton player to an Olympic medal by clinching bronze in 2012. She also has two medals each at the World Championships and Asian Games and has won a total of 5 medals at the Commonwealth Games including 3 gold medals.
‘Saina’, the film is produced by T-Series Films. It is scheduled to hit screens on March 26, 2021.