Saina Nehwal biopic: Parineeti Chopra starts shooting for the movie in Mumbai [VIDEO]

Sports biopics are on a roll in Bollywood in recent times. We have seen massive success in the form of films like MS Dhoni biopic, Dangal, Sultan etc, and now we are all set to witness the biopic of one of the most successful badminton players in the country; Saina Nehwal.

Actress Parineeti Chopra will be seen in the role of Nehwal in the movie. From the photos which have released till now, Parineeti is looking very promising and fitting in the character. Actress had earlier revealed that she had undergone rigorous training and is keeping a tight watch on her fitness and eating habits.

The shooting of the film has started and earlier today morning, a video from the sets of the movie was released. Parineeti can be seen jogging in the video with her coach.

According to this source, “Parineeti is neck deep in the shoot for her next, the biopic on ace badminton player Saina Nehwal. Here’s a clip that shows her shooting the film in the early hours of morning in Mumbai! She has been shooting and staying at the Ramsheth Thakur International Sports Complex where she will be staying for 15 days. Pari felt it was strategic to shift her house to the sports facility so that she could train and better her game in between shoots and break days.”

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Talking more about the film, a biopic on Saina Nehwal was announced way back in 2017. Bhushan Kumar production had bagged the project and had earlier picked Shraddha Kapoor to play the main role. Shraddha had started the shooting for the movie and had to reject it later due to her earlier commitments.

Shraddha had clarified on this saying, “Street Dancer suddenly came to me and since Remo Sir gave me ABCD 2, it was between Saina and Street Dancer that I had to choose and Remo Sir is one of my guru so I couldn’t say no to him. I just couldn’t. It was a tough decision to make between the two”.

Although we missed Shraddha playing this role, but Parineeti seems fitting in the role for now. She looks impressive in the posters till now and the way she is putting hard word into the preparations, we are set to see a stellar performance by her.

In addition to Parineeti in the movie, we will se Manav Kaul in the role of Saina’s coach. Directed by Amole Gupte, the movie is set to release in early 2020.

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