‘Was looking to surprise everybody,’ says Parineeti Chopra on signing Saina Nehwal biopic and doing something different

Parineeti Chopra is all set to take to courts with the Saina Nehwal biopic, Saina, whose traile was launched today with much fanfare. The film directed by Amole Gupte sees the ace shuttler’s triumphant journey of becoming World No.1 in Badminton and India’s first athlete to win an Olympic medal.

During the trailer launch event, Parineeti spoke about signing the biopic and nailing Saina’s look and badminton prowess. She said, “I was looking to surprise everybody, I was looking for something that I'm not known for.” Watch the video below:

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Saina also features Manav Kaul, Meghna Malik, Subhrajyoti Barat and Ankur Vikal and is directed by Amole Gupte. 

Saina will release theatrically on March 26.

(Transcribed By: Vandana Srivastawa)