The promo of the upcoming sports biopic Saina about India’s professional badminton player, Saina Nehwal just released. The film will have Parineeti Chopra playing the titular character. Sportswoman Saina Nehwal herself had confirmed the biopic back in 2017.
The promo released and contained various intense sequences featuring badminton courts, fans cheering and little kids exercising At the end, there was a voice-over of Parineeti Chopra that said “Saamne koi bhi ho..main toh bas maar dungi.” Actor Manav Kaul will be essaying the role of Pullela Gopichand, Saina’s coach and Paresh Rawal will be portraying Saina’s father Harvir Singh Nehwal on the silver screens.
See the Saina promo here:
Saina Nehwal has been the former world #1 and has over 24 international titles due to her outstanding contribution in sports.
Amol Gupte has written and directed the biopic. Initially meant for a September 2020 release, it was put on hold due to the pandemic. It is finally ready to hit the theatres on 26 March 2021.