Saina Nehwal, once crowned the world’s badminton champion is also known for winning 24 international titles. Now, her inspiring story is going to be made into a motion picture starring well-established actor of Bollywood, Parineeti Chopra.
The actor has been sweating it out on the court ever since her first training session to get it all right for the film.
Parineeti recently confirmed with a post that the filming will begin in next 30 days. The actor shared a picture with Saina on social media platform and wrote, “30 more days to be her … and live her!! 🌺 #SainaNehwalBiopic @nehwalsaina 🏸 .”
Parineeti is all smiles in the picture, as she huges Saina. Both look adorable, twinning in black. Check it out.
The Ishaqzaade fame, keeps her followers updated with her training session and the amount of prep needed to ace the role.
Saina too keeps commenting on the actor’s posts to keep her motivated. The ace player also took it to her Instagram once to wish Parineeti all the luck. She wrote, “Looking forward to this journey together! My best wishes to the team #SainaNehwalBiopic 🙌.”
Parineeti was signed the role after actor Shraddha Kapoor walked out of the film. Reportedly, Shraddha was offered Remo D’Souza’s Street Dancer 3D at the same time, which she couldn’t say no to. Hence, she dropped Saina’s biopic.
Directed by Amol Gupte and produced by Bhushan Kumar, the film is slated to realease in the year 2020.