Just a few days ago, Parineeti Chopra starrer The Girl on the Train has released through Netflix. Now, she is ready to release her next titled Saina. It is a biopic on the life Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal. The biopic is directed by Amole Gupte who has previously helmed movie Stanley Ka Dabba. Earlier, another teaser from the movie Saina has released. By looking at the teaser, you will be inspired certainly.
In the teaser, Parineeti looks quite similar to the badminton star Saina Nehwal. It is possible to see a mole on her cheek also which is the trademark of the badminton star. On the court, some shots are played also that has highlighted talent of Saina to the world. It shows if you work hard for a dream then no one can hold you back.
Teaser is about 1 minute 23 second long where Parineeti says that half of the Indian population is women. However, they are expected to cook and married off at the age of 18 only. Later on, Parineeti adds, “Lekin mere saath aisa nahi hua, karchi-tawe ke badle mein pakdi maine talwar (But this didn’t happen with me, I picked the sword in place of a pan and ladle).”
Throughout the teaser, it is shown how she has been motivated and encouraged by her parent and coach. It has led her to become first Indian women badminton player to win a medal in Olympic. So far, Saina has won five Commonwealth Games medal. She has also become World No. 1 badminton player.
To prepare for this role, Parineeti has gone through intense training. She has shared a lot of BTS picture from the badminton sessions also. Looking at these pictures, fans have been quite excited to see the movie on the big screen.
Previously, Shraddha Kapoor has been chosen to play the character of Saina Nehwal in the biopic. However, she has been replaced with Parineeti Chopra later on. Talking to the media, Saina has said “She’s right! Har film ki apni kismat hoti hai. I remember being over the moon after reading just five pages of the script. I met the director Amole Gupte. I wanted to do it, but things didn’t materialise then. Shraddha is a dear friend and we often discussed how she was doing my film. It’s sheer luck that it came back to me.”
Release of Saina is scheduled on 26th March, 2021.