Shraddha Kapoor is Stepping into the Shoes of Indian Badminton Player, Saina Nehwal!!
Nowadays it is a kind of trend in Bollywood to film movies based on real lives. For instances, M. S. Dhoni: the untold story, Paan Singh Tomar, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Dangal, Rustom and Mary Kom.
One of the biggest reasons why biopics are successful in Bollywood because of its reachability, content and appreciation from the fans.
After Akshay Kumar, Irrfan Khan, Farhan Akhtar and Priyanka Chopra, Shraddha Kapoor is gearing up for another sporting role of a great Indian Badminton player, Saina Nehwal.
On 27 April, 2017, Shraddha Kapoor confirmed this news on her twitter handle that she is getting into the shoes of Saina Nehwal, for her upcoming second biopic movie, Saina.
She twitted, “SAINA NEHWAL – The Former World no 1 badminton player. An Indian girl. An inspiration to millions. A youth icon in the truest sense.” After than she tweeted, “Her journey to the top has been fascinating & I am honored to be given this opportunity to play her in my next film ‘SAINA’.”
Saina is an upcoming sports-drama movie, which showcase the journey of one of the world’s top 10 badminton players, Saina Nehwal.
Actor cum director, Amole Gupte is going to sit on director’s chair for Saina, which is going to be the fifth directorial project of Amole’s career. Amole is best known for the direction of his recent movie, Hawaa Hawaai, Stanley Ka Babba and Taare Zameen Par.
Currently, Amole Gupte is busy in his upcoming movie, Sniff, which will be the first kid action-adventure movie of this type.
Saina is also co-producing this movie with Bhusan Kumar, who is going to release this movie under his production house, T-Series.
Saina Star Cast
Finally, on Wednesday, Bhusan Kumar and Amole Gupte confirmed that Aashiqui 2 fame, Shraddha Kapoor is going to essay the lead role of Saina.
Currently, she is enjoying the success of her recent Arjun Kapoor starrer movie, Half Girlfriend, which is a official adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s novel with the same name, Half Girlfriend. Aashiqui 2 fame director, Mohit Suri, directed this romantic love story. Half Girlfriend has released on theatres on May 19, 2017 and grossed around INR 75 crores against the budget of INR 36 crores.
After Half Girlfriend, she will start shooting for her upcoming crime-thriller and biopic movie, Haseena. It is based on the life of Dawood Ibrahim’s sister, Haseena.
From sometime Shraddha is seen, reading book in free time and she also wants to motivate other people to develop the reading of novels and books. She also tweeted that, “She is very fond of reading book, which is good thing. She wishes that she could have more time to read book. She wants to inspire children and youngsters for reading book because it develops the imagination, educates and develop as you as a person”
This movie will show the life of a current badminton icon of India, Saina Nehwal, w
ho has a very inspirational story. Our young and old age of audience will easily relate with this biopic, as Saina is on the zenith of his career.
Saina has achieved several milestones in her badminton career, she is the only young lady of India, who has won at least a medal in every BWF major individual event like Olympics, The BWF World Championships and The BWF World Junior Championships and many more. She won almost 23 titles in her career.
She has best ranking in April 2015, World no. 1 badminton player and now she is pushed backed to no. 9. But she has maintained her world ranking in the top ten women badminton player since 2009.
Saina Nehwal on her Biopic
In an interview, Saina Nehwal said, Sport biopics movie are always great for audience to see their favourite player’s life. On casting Shraddha as the lead cast, Saina said Whoe! It is great to see Shraddha as me because she is a fine actress and hard-working as well.
We have already seen her physical fitness and flexibility in ABCD 2, in which she has shown some of the best dancing performance in it. That’s why it is easy for Shraddha to co-up the fitness level of a badminton player.
Saina also added that, “the best part of the movie is that Shraddha is my good friend. So, it will be easier to teach her some badminton Skills (Laugh).”
Saina already knew that a team of some talented director and producers are working on it but she doesn’t know about its casting that’s why she is quite excited and amaze about.
In starting, everyone was expecting Deepika Padukone in Saina’s biopic. As Deepika is a daughter of badminton legend Prakash Padukone and that’s why Deepika best suits for this movie. Deepika plays badminton really well and Saina has also played some badminton with her.
But team thinks that Shraddha is a perfect choice for this role that’s why Shraddha Kapoor is now finalized as the lead cast in Saina.
Saina Release Date
Currently, Shraddha Kapoor’s latest movie, Half Girlfriend is running in theatres and she is also busy in her first ever biopic role of Haseena that’s why she doesn’t start the shooting of Saina, yet. So, it is quite early talk about the release date of Saina.
And we don’t want to make our readers fools that’s why we are not publishing any fake information for but we are expecting this movie in early 2018.
For further information, don’t worry friends as we come to know about any latest update about Saina, we will update this article as early as possible.
So, friends are you excited for to see Shraddha playing badminton? Feel free to share your thoughts, using comment box below.